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07
07.2014
Videos

Dystopia Fashion Show

In case you missed it, here is Fashion Class 144's fashion show production, Dystopia. Witness how this group cohesivley tied their "end of the world" theme into all elements of their show - set design, runway layout, music, styling, hair and makeup. As well as being a fashion show, Dystopia was a fundraiser for Covenant House. Hair by JCI Class 256Makeup by JCI FAB Class 402 ...

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16
06.2014
Events

Dystopia Fashion Show Today!

Dystopia is a destroyed city with unknown survivors living in an industrial town surrounding by flames, collapsed building and explosion vehicles. How do the survivors look and what are they wearing? There's only one way to find out. Come to John Casablancas Institute's fashion show Dystopia today.Street wear grunge and couture meet in the show produced by the graduating fashion students. Come out and support the students and their charity, Covenant House tonight at Performance Works on Granville Island. Doors open at 6:30pm, show at 7:30. Tickets are $25 a...

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09
06.2014
Events

Designs on Dystopia

With just a week to go until Dystopia, it is time for the fashion students to kick it into high gear. The models are casted, the measurements are taken, and for with those long legs, some alterations have already been made. As a student and one of the designers in the show I am very excited and nervous about the final product, and whether or not it will fit our size 0-2, 5’11” models. With little sewing experience and no pattern making skills under my belt, my creations involve a lot of draping, pinning, stitching, measuring, re-pinning, re-measuring an...

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04
06.2014
Events

Dystopia helps open doors for homeless youth

This year John Casablancas Institute is proud to support Covenant House with net proceeds from our fashion show production: Dystopia. In this city, on any given night, there are between 500 and 1000 homeless youth on the streets. Some have fled an abusive home, were abandoned by their loved ones, or have aged out of the foster care system with no family, money, or place to go. First and foremost Covenant House aims to meet basic needs including medical attention, nutritious food, and a safe place to sleep. The incredible staff works to learn what brought eac...

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30
05.2014
Events

The HAIR AND MAKEUP at Dystopia

Hair and makeup is what ties every element of the Dystopia fashion show together. After a series of classes, mood boards, and inspirations, we finally picked the right paint to fill the bare canvas of the models’ faces, not to mention enough hairspray to last a lifetime. Dystopia essentially reflects a vision of a post apocalyptic society that rediscovers modern beauty within clothing, hair and makeup. Hair stylists Katie Sullivan and Simren Dhadwar were able to execute our atomic bomb inspiration within the teasing and texture of the hair. They began with...

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