Made in Miami: A conversation with Clara Lago from Pitusa

Right out of university, Clara Pablo thought that the best way of finding a job, was creating one. She knew what she wanted, and went for it. Pitusa is one of the most beloved brands in Miami, because of its flow textiles, and comfortable designs  that fit all women, regardless of shape or size, and [...]

Don’t be afraid of the dark

One of my earliest childhood memories is my five year old self coming back from school, and entering into my mothers dark room, at the end of a very long corridor. I would always open the door as quietly as I could. The heavy backed-out curtains were closed, and yet, some rays of light, painted [...]

Made in Miami: Conversation with Rachael Russell-Saiger from Style Saves

Remember your first day of school? Every year while growing up, we faced the awkwardness of being around others at school, trying to be liked. It's not easy for anyone, but for children with limited resources and for their families,  it's extremely challenging. Meet Rachel Russell-Saiger, an amazing woman who garners the power of the [...]

Mirror Conversations //Chapter I: Unbraided

‘Mirror conversations’ are a series of videos where I explore the intimate relationship we have to mirrors. I hold a complicated relationship with the girl that lives there. I can’t hide anything from her staring eyes.

On the memory of clothes, and photographs as premonitions

on the memory of clothes and photographs as premonitions hanging on a banyan tree

I believe clothes carry memories embedded in the fabric, and photographs can carry premonitions. Lately, when I do serious photo-shoots, they become more of a performance than just pictures, and what I mean by this, is that it feels as if there were messages hidden in between; we usually plan very little, things and brands [...]

On building a successful gallery; a conversation with Lexing Zhang from Art Lexing

For me fashion is a lot more about art, than about clothes. In this very special conversation with Lexing Zhang we explore the different situations that led her to create Art Lexing, a very special gallery in Miami.

This filtered life: 11 things no one tells you about being an ‘influencer’

I've shared a piece of myself on Instagram and my blog/journal for the past year, and it has really helped me grow in many ways, and I've learned a lot in the process. You see, putting yourself out there it's a psychological adventure where your perception of who you are is often challenged. There is [...]

How to Plant the Future: A conversation with Paloma Teppa

In this interview, which is part of my 'Made in Miami' series for a journalistic project with Go Daddy,  she shares her mission in life, and the reason why we should all move a little bit closer to plants and create a universe of our own. You are going to love it.