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23
05.2019
Blog / Fashion

Has Streetwear stopped being original?

Is street style what it is because of the accessibility it has? Is it interesting because of the community it brings with it? A feeling of rebellion, just like Punk and Grunge had in the 1970s? Streetwear – Also known as Urban-wear or “Fashionable Casual Clothes”, has found itself “Moving beyond the counterculture that first defined it” (Vogue. May 2019). As Angelo Baque, the former brand director of Supreme indicated to Vogue “streetwear barely existed before 2010 (prior known as urban wear) when brands favoured rappers, surfers, graff...

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Maria Velasquez,
16
05.2019
Blog / Features / Makeup

Meet the Directors – Jennine Cook

Jennine Cook was born and raised in White Rock, BC. Since she was a little girl, Jennine was fascinated by makeup “I have been experimenting with makeup since I was 6. I'm a lifer! I have always been mesmerized by beautiful products and packaging and the dramatic changes that can be made to your daily look” With this in mind, Jennine knew she wanted to pursue a career that would allow her to be creative as well as give her the opportunity to engage with innovative professionals. Jennine started her journey by attending The New York Film Academy to...

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Maria Velasquez,
29
04.2019
Blog / Events / Fashion / Features

Becoming a Sustainable Fashionista

Is there such a thing as being an Eco-friendly shopper? How about a sustainable fashionista? Is it hard to be one? Or is there a way we can be environmentally friendly while also keeping true to our fashion style? As many of you may know, last week was Earth Day. We tend to celebrate Earth Day by actively engaging in ‘green’ activities such as recycling more, being more mindful of energy usage or lowering our water consumption. Nevertheless, as normal human beings, we tend not to keep up with these important tasks after Earth Day passes (or at l...

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Maria Velasquez,
17
04.2019
Blog / Body Spa / Fashion / Makeup

JCI’s Miss Teen Canada: Natasha Chadney

Natasha Chadney, a Body Spa & Esthetics Student in JCI has recently been crowned Miss Teen Canada in this year’s pageantry competition. This was her first National Competition, in which she competed against approximately 30 other candidates from across the country. Natasha is using her two main passions of promoting skin care and pageantry to motivate marginalized youth who have skin disorders to know their true worth. She also wants to help educate the community about these issues while encouraging young girls to value and transmit the message o...

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Maria Velasquez,
27
02.2019
Blog / Features / Makeup

JCI Makeup Artistry: Meet The Directors

With years of experience in the world of beauty and special effects makeup for film and television, John Casablancas Institute has a handful of talented makeup artistry instructors. We had the honor and privilege to interview these two beautiful ladies who are the Director's of the JCI Makeup Artistry Program. Marie Zampini  Marie Zampini was born and raised in Richmond, B.C. and is a proud JCI graduate. With over three decades of experience under her belt as a professional makeup artist and hairdresser, Marie has worked on many memorable projects ...

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