SUCCESS STORIES & MILESTONES

Since Girlfriendz Studio 7 was founded, many important milestones have occured to grow and expand the company to where it is now. We appreciate the people we’ve worked with over the years and grateful for the opportunities that have come our way.

OFFICIAL STYLISTS FOR TOIFA 2013
Bollywood’s biggest stars came to Vancouver on April 4-6, 2013 for the inaugural Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA), a fan-voting Awards show celebrating Bollywood movies. Girlfriendz Studio 7 had the honour of being selected as the exclusive hair and makeup team for this event, applying their expert skills for some of the bollywood elite in Hindi cinema.

TOIFA MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA
At the TOIFA Musical Extravaganza, Ina, Mindy and their team perfected the looks of leading musicians from the Hindi film industry like Shiamak Davar and his dance troupe, Shalmali Kholgade, Hard Kaur and Kavita Seth for a concert at the Pacific Colliseum, which drew a crowd of 4,800 people.

TOIFA NOMINATION GALA & TECHNICAL AWARDS
Karan Johar, TOIFA Technical Awards’ host of the evening, along with Bollywood megastars and models of Manish Malhotra looked like a million dollars, as Mindy, Ina and their team created show-stopping looks everyone, including Urmila Matondkar, Raveena Tandon, Nargis Fakhri, Neha Dhupia and Sonal Chauhan, who strutted down the runway.

TOIFA RED CARPET & AWARD PRESENTATION CEREMONY
With over 400 million television viewers for the awards night, the celebrities, Nargis Fakhri, Ileana D’Cruz, Asin, Aditi Rao, Zarine Khan, Gauri Khan and more dazzled on the red carpet and during the ceremony thanks to the efforts of Ina, Mindy and their team.

MEETING ELITE CELEBRITY ARTIST MICKEY CONTRACTOR

MAC Senior Artist & Bollywood Celebrity Artist

One of the career highlights for the Girlfriendz Studio 7 team was the opportunity to meet and learn from the man behind the brush, Mickey Contractor, who is famous for creating a makeup-without-makeup natural look and flawless skin. He is MAC’s Director of Artistry for India and the top Bollywood makeup artist, working with India’s most elite Bollywood stars and models like, Kajol, Rani Mukherji, Aishwarya Rai, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif and Sushmita Sen.

The GS7 team was able to experience Mickey’s great personality, professionalism and passion for makeup. Learning from him has inspired the perspective, direction and attitude of GS7 towards the beauty industry and the respect for Mickey grown tremendously.

BOLLYWOOD FILM PRODUCTION

Jimmy Shergill & Surveen Chawla

GS7 had the honor to work with and provide beauty services for the elite Bollywood actor Jimmy Shergill & Actress Surveen Chawla in Vancouver BC for their upcoming film Raab Rakha production.

SLICE TV NETWORK: RICH BRIDE POOR BRIDE

Sukhi Ghuman & Gurj, Vancouver, B.C.

Girlfriendz Studio 7 had the opportunity of working with the Slice TV Network for Sukhi and Gurj’s winter wonderland wedding, which was filmed for the hit TV show, Rich Bride, Poor Bride. The budget-based program features real couples and real weddings trying to plan their dream wedding without breaking the bank. The wedding was aired nationwide in over 60 different countries on June 28, 2010 on Slice TV Network and WE TV. Being backstage with the production team was an exceptional experience and an opportunity of a lifetime for GS7.

SEPHORA TAKEOVER

Celebrating Beauty with Iconic Brands

GIRLFRIENDZ STUDIO 7’s SEPHORA (Guildford Mall) takeover celebrating “Beauty within YOU” with MAKEUP FOREVER. An epic moment collaborating with international brands. Truly a surreal moment to see your banners all over the front mirrors in one of the biggest Malls, in B.C.  Girlfriendz Studio 7 was honored to host another prestigious, incredible and successful beauty event, “The Ultimate Bridal Masterclass 2015” with special guest Glam by Maryam. It was a phenomenal experience and opportunity to share impeccable bridal makeup, dressing, and styling secrets and techniques, leaving everyone inspired, awed and blown away with the ultimate bridal transformations.

SAMER KHOUZAMI

Internationally renowned makeup artist from Beirut, Lebanon

Girlfriendz Studio 7 was honored to host the BIGGEST and most prestigious beauty event ever at Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver B.C. The Ultimate Beauty Tour 2014 with Samer Khouzami was a very successful and incredible event, leaving everyone inspired, awed and blown away with his ultimate transformations. It was a phenomenal experience and opportunity to learn amazing and impeccable makeup techniques by the master of transformation, Samer Khouzami. We had the pleasure to meet such beautiful and talented Artists from all over, Calgary, Toronto, Seattle, Edmonton, California, Russia, LA, Montreal, Texas and a special thank you to our local artists who truly came together to support the education of our industry and professionals.

“The Ultimate Beauty Tour 2014’ with Samer Khouzami, an innovative and global event exclusively for aspiring artists and professionals in the beauty industry. It was the first biggest international event in Vancouver, Canada dedicated exclusively to professional makeup artists. Thank you all for coming together and supporting the education and standards of our industry.

 

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY

Being Honored, Recognized and Interviewed by JOY TV & OMNI

WOMAN IN FOCUS
It was truly a pleasure and honour to be interviewed by none other than Shushma Datt, the first Indo-Canadian broadcaster in the country for Women in Focus , a television production on OMNI that highlights successful South Asian women who are making a difference and overcoming barriers. We’re grateful for the opportunity to help encourage, inspire and motivate women to take on roles to excel to unimagined heights! Segment was aired on January 17, 2014 on OMNI Television.

MY BIG PHAT PUNJABI WEDDING DOCUMENTARY FILM
Girlfriendz Studio 7 collaborated with Rama Rau, writer and director, in her first production of My Big Fat Punjabi Wedding, a documentary film on Indian weddings with a release date in 2014. Rama Rau worked on one of the largest film sets in Mumbai, India and is now based in Toronto, Canada with a passion produce films that are cross-cultural and examine the extraordinariness of ordinary lives . GS7 was delighted to be part of the huge production to help enhancing the individuality of brides to look and feel stunning on their big day.

INTERVIEW ON JOYTV
Always a pleasure and extreme honor to be featured, interviewed and recognized for great work within the community and globally.

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY

Being Honored, Recognized and Interviewed by JOY TV & OMNI

WOMAN IN FOCUS
It was truly a pleasure and honour to be interviewed by none other than Shushma Datt, the first Indo-Canadian broadcaster in the country for Women in Focus , a television production on OMNI that highlights successful South Asian women who are making a difference and overcoming barriers. We’re grateful for the opportunity to help encourage, inspire and motivate women to take on roles to excel to unimagined heights! Segment was aired on January 17, 2014 on OMNI Television.

MY BIG PHAT PUNJABI WEDDING DOCUMENTARY FILM
Girlfriendz Studio 7 collaborated with Rama Rau, writer and director, in her first production of My Big Fat Punjabi Wedding, a documentary film on Indian weddings with a release date in 2014. Rama Rau worked on one of the largest film sets in Mumbai, India and is now based in Toronto, Canada with a passion produce films that are cross-cultural and examine the extraordinariness of ordinary lives . GS7 was delighted to be part of the huge production to help enhancing the individuality of brides to look and feel stunning on their big day.

INTERVIEW ON JOYTV
Always a pleasure and extreme honor to be featured, interviewed and recognized for great work within the community and globally.