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Mikayla M.- Saturday Showcase!

Welcome back to our Saturday Showcase! This week we are excited to present to you a very energetic, ambitious and talented young woman!

Mikayla M. is a 22-year-old blue-eyed blond. And while she is, of course, beautiful, it’s her passions and attitude that really sets her apart.

Mikayla M

Mikayla is in her second year of study at George Brown College with dreams of working for a major health technology corporation in the future.

While she finishes her design degree,  Mikayla remains passionate about personal work building her portfolio and making a name for herself in the user experience and user interface design field. check out some of her work here!

Mikayla M

“I enjoy working on personal projects and keeping very busy. I think being busy (with balance of course) is the way-of-life that works best for me, that way I’m always accomplishing things and growing as a person.”

And that drive is evident in her daily routine. Wake up at 5:00 a.m., then either head to work or the gym for a workout to wake up her body and mind. She follows this with a healthy breakfast and planning the rest the rest of her day. “I’m obsessed with organization, so lists are how I keep myself in order.”

Mikayla M

“If I had to choose a life philosophy, it would be one that my dad passed down which is “do something instead of nothing.” I kid you not, I tried to run and hide from this now very meaningful saying, but I truly feel the healthiest mentally and physically than ever in my 22 years.”

Mikayla and Friend

When Mikayla is not on her professional grind, you can most likely catch her at the gym kicking butt, reading a book, walking around listening to music and enjoying the sun, planning fun dates or just relaxing and catching up on Netflix.

She plans on spending the summer catching the sun and working on an internship in her chosen field. We at MAX have every ounce of believe that Mikayla will continue to do great things! All the best!

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The Legend, Givenchy

 Hubert James Taffin de Givenchy was born In 1927 in Beauvais, France.  Raised largely by his mother and maternal grandmother from whom he inherited his passion for fabrics. In 1944, at the age of 17, he moved to Paris and began school at Ecole des Beaux-Arts. The designer’s height ,6′ 6″, made an immediate impression on Paris, where he soon made a name for himself as a talent to watch.In 1952, he established his couture house, la Maison Givenchy,

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Hubert James Taffin de Givenchy

1954, Givenchy became the first couturier to present
a luxury ready-to-wear line.He inherited his design philosophy of simplicity from his friend, idol and mentor, Cristóbal Balenciaga.

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Cristóbal Balenciaga.

“Balenciaga was my religion,”

Givenchy first met his iconic muse, Audrey Hepburn, in 1953 which started their 40 year friendship. Givenchy went on to design the actress’ personal ensembles, as well as those made famous by her in timeless films such as Funny FaceSabrina, and of course Breakfast
at Tiffany’s
.

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Audrey Hepburn in the iconic little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Loved by some of the most iconic stars of the 20th Century – from Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie Kennedy and Wallis Simpson, to his most famous muse Audrey Hepburn – Givenchy’s name and legacy have been synonymous with Parisian chic for more than 50 years. Givenchy sold his label in 1988, and retired seven years later, and stayed relatively out of the spotlight, commenting occasionally on fashion moments like the royal wedding.

1957 saw the launch of one of Givenchy’s most influential designs, the “sack” silhouette. Revolutionary for its time, the sack dress abandoned form and waistline, and in its place offered mystery surrounding the female body beneath. Givenchy also encouraged women to show more of their legs during the day with raised hemlines, and in this movement he became a predecessor of the one of the most influential decades in fashion, the Sixties.

The Sack Dress.

1974 marked a milestone for the House of Givenchy, with the launch of the first men’s collection Gentleman Givenchy. The launch of the “Givenchy Gentleman” line would become a reference in men’s fashion.

Givenchy was succeeded by widely celebrated and innovative designers including Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, Julien Macdonald, and Riccardo Tisci.

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MAX TALENT BOOKS MAJOR PROJECT

Congrats to Cherise S. on her audition for BMO US. Cherise has only been with MAX for a couple months and already received auditions! We wish you all the best and will be crossing our fingers for you!

Cherise Solomon Headshott