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18
10.2018
Blog / Fashion / Features

BORN TO DO THIS: Meet Carla Borges, JCI Fashion Grad & Artizia Workforce Planner

Born and raised in Brazil, Carla Dutra Borges moved to Vancouver a year ago to start a new life and career in the fashion industry— a major change from working as an industrial engineer back home. "When I was planning to move to Vancouver to study, I had two options: start a course related to my previous graduation and keep myself in the same field that I already had tons of experience in, or follow my dream to work in the fashion field." As you can guess, Carla decided to follow her passion and enroled in the Fashion Business & Creative Arts pr...

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Davneet Dhillon,
03
10.2018
Blog / Fashion

Student Friendly Gastown Retail Stores

Gastown is known for its historical background, photogenic sights, minimalist cafes, and the old-fashioned charm. The tourist hot-spot, the Gastown steam clock, is the largest tourist attraction. The streets are typically filled with fun activities that take place year-round, and the best one of all is shopping. It appears the uniquely adorable Gastown shops have a tendency to get lost within the hustle and bustle. From Canadian themed stores (perfect for tourists) to boutiques and high-end name-brand shops, a majority of these stores are reasonably p...

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Davneet Dhillon,
27
09.2018
Blog / Events / Fashion

Vancouver Fashion Week SS19 Highlights

John Casablancas Institute Fashion Business & Creative Arts and Core Design graduates had the opportunity to showcase their collections at Vancouver Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2019. LillzKillz X PR0FAN1TY JCI Fashion Business & Creative Arts and Core Design graduate Lillea Goian hopped off the plane at YVR returning from New York Fashion Week and headed straight to VFW. Twenty-year-old Lillea, also know as LillzKillz, is a Vancouver-based designer who has been featured in countless magazines, including most recent Hunger Magazine and Forbes....

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Davneet Dhillon,
20
09.2018
Blog / Fashion / Profiles

Born To Do This: JCI Core Design Graduate, Shawnice Lauder-Blake

After Shawnice Lauder-Blake graduated high-school, she attended Grant Macewan University in Edmonton, where she was double-majoring in Anthropology and Greek and Roman studies. Shawnice had a love for ancient civilization, however, there was something holding her back from pursuing this as a career. She expressed a love for fashion and designing lingerie was her ultimate goal. Meet 24-year-old Shawnice Lauder-Blake, a lingerie designer for her brand Fox Fantasy.  Born in Penticton, B.C. and raised in Victoria, Shawnice moved to Vancouver to pursue...

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Davneet Dhillon,
12
09.2018
Blog / Fashion

Lyndsey Jackson Shows a Sneak Peek of her SS19 Collection on CBC Vancouver

This afternoon John Casablancas Institute Core Fashion Design graduate Lyndsey Jackson was invited to CBC Radio Vancouver to show a sneak peek of her Spring/Summer 2019 collection which she will be revealing at Vancouver Fashion Week on Wednesday September 19th. Lyndsey was joined by Jamal Abdourahman, founder of VFW, and local menswear designer Jason Siu. Jamal had the pleasure of introducing the designers and a sneak peek at their collection. VFW returns for the 18th year on September 17th to September 23rd. This will be Lyndsey's second year sho...

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Davneet Dhillon,
07
09.2018
Blog / Fashion

NYFW September 2018: Bloggers To Follow

New York Fashion Week is here and we are beyond excited to see the runways, celebrities, epic street-style fashion and of course, blogger style and collaborations. If you can't make it to NYFW, no need to worry because we will be following these influential fashion bloggers throughout fashion week and getting all the exclusive behind the scenes moments. NYFW: Bloggers to Follow Emma Leger / @emmaleger  John Casablancas Institute Fashion Business & Creative Arts graduate Emma Leger quit her 9-5 job and attended NYFW for the first time in 2017 where...

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