Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
VFW, NYFW, and Amazon Fashion Week
Salon owner and Davines West Coast Educator
Mexico's go-to Fashion Makeup Artist
Owner and Esthetician, Manscape Spa
International Spa Director, Portugal, Maldives, Tokyo
Leo Award nominated Costume Designer
Christine Palylyk, Jennifer Bowles, and Gwen De La Costa, Medical Estheticians
LUSH's HQ Visual Merchandiser
It’s fitting that we find ourselves at the threshold of a Woodwards building street level storefront. Built in 1903, Vancouver’s historic shopping behemoth sat vacant for a period of nearly a decade before the renaissance of Gastown in 2003.
As the Visual Manager at the highly-anticipated Vancouver opening of Swedish modern-minimalist brand COS, Blanche Macdonald Global Fashion Marketing graduate and Saskatoon-native, Janelle Knihnitski has successfully circumnavigated the Vancouver fashion scene, testing fate and ambitiously pursuing her goals to land herself in this coveted role.
Walking into Onyx Aesthetics Studio is like walking into a world where every day is a good nail day. It’s a place where beauty is continuously unfolding; a place to be primped and pampered in total tranquility.
The great artists always find their medium. Michelangelo had his marble. Hendrix had his guitar. For Blanche MacDonald graduate Steph Urmeneta, her mini-masterpieces come to life on clients’ fingers on a daily basis. She is, by any definition, a true nail art genius.