kandis mak

Imagine going from -30 degrees Celsius winters to dancing in the California sunshine. Well, Kandis Mak, part dancer/choreographer/actress, did just that and more. A Canadian-turned-Californian, Kandis took a figurative and literal leap of faith to pursue her dreams as a dancer and headed down to the City of Angels on a dance scholarship after high school.

Since then, she has spent three years as a featured dancer for Bette Midler’s The Showgirl Must Go On in Las Vegas, music videos for Destiny’s Child, Queens of the Stone Age, Silversun Pickups and Ellie Goulding, and has appeared in these Hollywood blockbusters: The Social Network and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas. Did we mention that she’s a busy lady? Let us catch our breath here.

Because she’s the perfect example of someone who has made L.A. style her own, we grabbed a chance to feature her as today’s Wantering Tastemaker.

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