Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Mexico's go-to Fashion Makeup Artist
Featured in British Vogue and Vogue Italia
Makeup entrepreneur, The Glamoury
Salon owner and Davines West Coast Educator
International Superstar: Vogue, i-D, Marc Jacobs
Owner of Bodega Nails and Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio Instructor
Regional Trainer for Elizabeth Arden
Cher to Dolly: The Queen of Transformation
With a touch of soft focus shadows, crisp liner, and her signature "soul-eater" lips, Blanche Macdonald Makeup graduate Kelseyanna Fitzpatrick has gained an adoring fanbase that lives for her inspiring avant-garde makeup looks.
“Bound to give you nails that make you feel super bad and boujee” is how the majority of Vancouver, at least the half that reads Narcity Best Of lists, knows double Blanche Macdonald graduate, Vanessa Stern.
Maybe you’ve seen his work on the walls of your local Zara store. Or on the mannequins in various BCBG locations. Now you can find the Blanche Macdonald Fashion Marketing grad and Master Visual Merchandiser, Kyle Ziegenhagel creating the colourful and scented displays at LUSH Cosmetics. And not just any LUSH. EVERY LUSH.
You’d hardly expect to find your hair’s next best friend deep in the corridors of one of the city’s busiest train stations - but that’s exactly where you’ll find Blanche Macdonald Pro Hair graduate Erin Murphy.
Despite only recently graduated the Blanche Macdonald Pro Hair program, Jesse has landed a chair at a branch of one of the most respected and popular salons in the Vancouver area - Hennessey Salon and Spa.
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.
Public Relations maven Talya Lee is where effortless street style and old-school hustle come together. Following her love of the arts and honouring her wanderlust roots, she circled the globe after graduating from Blanche Macdonald’s Global Fashion Marketing Program, dipping her toes in the most exotic of locales.