Jaclyn Genovese opened her fashion boutique, ‘jacflash’, in the up and coming trendy area, Queen Street West, in 2007. This men’s and women’s shop became a landmark business in the community and was frequently featured in major publications including The Toronto Star, Elle Magazine, Fashion Magazine, and The Globe and Mail. Jaclyn also played the starring role on Slice TV’s reality show, ‘jaclife’, and her event planning business thrived with hosted weekly events at Nyood, the Thompson Hotel’s 1812 bar and finally Lost and Found. Her parties have been known to be one of the world’s most popular weekly events and Jaclyn has hosted guests such as Justin Bieber, Hugh Grant, Uma Thurman, The Weeknd, Drake, Deadmau5, Bryson Tiller, Dave Chapelle, Mark Cuban, Lewis Hamilton, PARTYNEXTDOOR, as well as endless sports celebrities from the NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball. Jaclyn’s weekly Monday night event at Lost and Found has even earned a shout out in one of the Weeknd’s singles, “Drinks On Us”.
In 2014, Jaclyn closed the retail business and expanded ‘jacflash’ into a lifestyle brand embracing interior design, event planning, and fitness. Her successful company, ‘Spaces by Jacflash’ does both residential and commercial design and has been featured in publications such as The Globe and Mail, Toronto Life and City Life Mag. Jaclyn has most recently been nominated as Interior Designer of the Year for this year’s Notable Awards. Spaces by Jacflash has worked with many celebrity clients such as Youtube stars Jus Reign and Ask Kimberly, NBA’s Patrick Patterson, and 93.5 host Blake Carter.
In early 2018, having retired from hosting nightlife events, Jaclyn decided to pursue her passion for fitness and wellness and started #fitnessbyjacflash, a fitness, and nutrition company that throws monthly ‘women-only’ fitness events. Her goal is to support, encourage and influence women of all ages to be STRONG both physically and mentally. Since it’s inception, every 35-50 person workshop has sold out well in advance.