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12
05.2017
Blog / Fashion

JCI Fashion Graduate and Canadian Designer: Mélissa Bolduc

Canadian Fashion Designer Mélissa Bolduc graduated from the Fashion Business and Creative Arts program at JCI Institute in 2003. Her love of fashion started young when at seventeen she began making her own clothes. An avid figure skater, Mélissa aspired to design a line of athletic apparel for the sport: “I learned how to sew at a young age and had the idea of dressing up athletes. I enrolled at JCI because I knew this course was exactly what I needed to begin my clothing line.” Her experience at JCI helped Mélissa realize just how much she adored ...

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JCI,
07
02.2017
Blog / Events

Best Valentine’s Gifts under $50

The camp is usually divided on Valentine's Day, with people either dreading the day of togetherness or whole-heartedly embracing it. Our thoughts? Even holidays aimed at couples can be made fun for anyone. Celebrate by wearing red, hanging with your bestie, classmates or just use it as an excuse treat yourself. Regardless of relationship status, we love seeing all the soft pink makeup tutorials, rose gold hair. bright red dresses and heart shaped french manicures come up on our feeds. If you're thinking of picking up a little something before the 14th, ...

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JCI,
06
01.2017
Blog / Fashion

JCI Guide to Thrift Shopping

Thrift shopping is a great way to find unique pieces and save some money. It can be overwhelming, since second hand shopping often involves sifting through a lot of clothing. It's worth it to find that perfect piece no one else at school will have! Read on for our best tips on how to shop better, get the best quality, save the planet and stay under budget by thrift shopping. Take your time You'll 100% get frustrated thrift shopping if you're in a rush. The clothes will be somewhat organized by gender, size and type but you're gonna have to do a lot of...

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JCI,
17
10.2016
Blog / Events / Fashion

Gastown Fall Shop Hop

The countdown is on until the Gastown Fall Shop Hop - happening this Thursday October 21st from 4pm - 9pm. During the event local retailers will keep their doors open to show off the hottest looks of the season. The night is all about socializing and meeting up with amazing shopkeepers and folks in our hood. This is the perfect place to find the next piece for your wardrobe or home. Find a list of participating stores below or keep your eye out for white and black balloons that will show you the way. Many of the retailers will have in specials  to...

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JCI,
12
07.2013
Features

The Magical Duck Island

Offering 1,500 free parking spots plus 250 booths of treats and goodies, the Richmond Night Market: Magical Duck Island opened its doors on May 17 and continues running Friday and Saturday nights from 7pm-midnight until October 14. Not only does it boast of its interesting merchandise and good food, the Magical Duck Island is also proud to offer this year’s Adventure Game Board. The Grand Prizes include a travel voucher for anywhere in the world, a custom painted Mini Cooper, trip for two to Las Vegas, three nights aboard a cruise ship, iPods, iPads, an...

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BORN TO DO THIS 🌟

JCI Makeup Artistry graduate Gracen Marie Smith (@retrowitchery) competed at the 2018 IMATS Atlanta Battle of the Brushes competition in the Beauty/Fantasy category this past weekend. 🎭 We are so proud of Gracen! Swipe right to see the white light forest witch character Gracen created. 🧝🏻‍♀️ “I couldn’t have done it without JCI’s support. I have JCI to thank for making this dream possible.” - Gracen Smith 💫
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Model: @ourwildhearts
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Editorial Photoshoot 🌺 with makeup done by #JCI graduate Michael Fels (@michaelfelsmakeup) 🎀 Published in @ellementsmagazine 🌟
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Photography: @clazarschuler 
Hair: @jenmathisonhair 
Retouch: @lydia.tzirkova 
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You can’t sit with us 🌹 Photoshoot published in @hautepunchmag styled by #JCI Fashion Business & Creative Arts graduate Jason Pillay (@jasonpillay) 🍒 ————————————————
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HMU: @creative_artistry_by_jeanne_ & @minevahsieh_makeup 📸 // #BornToDoThis #JCInstitute #FashionStyling #Photoshoot
Selfie 📸 Vivid ginger hair slayed by #JCI graduate @elissawolfe ✂️ on the talented makeup guru, influencer and #JCI graduate @leighdickson 🧡 // #BornToDoThis #JCInstitute #Hair #HairSchool
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