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 […]

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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 […]

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The Power of Fascinators: Suzy Buckley from Shapoh hats

Head pieces are extremely powerful; when you enter a room wearing one, they become a way to identify you, and can even turn into the focus of unexpected conversation. Suzy Buckley, who has an extensive background in fashion, created Shapoh in 2014, as a solution the lack of beautiful fascinators in the United States bringing […]

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Who made my clothes?

Change often begins silently, followed by events that seem unimportant; for example, you wake up one morning and have breakfast. You kiss your kids good-bye, and head over to work like you do everyday, and suddenly the building you are in, collapses. No, it’s not Mother Earth calling, it’s preventable ‘structural damage’ better described as […]

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On balance, and vertigo

Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’, must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No. Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It’s the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us. It is the desire to fall, against which terrified, we defend ourselves. – Milan Kundera […]

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Anatomy of a Pose

Posing. It’s not a matter of vanity. It’s not a matter of beauty. It has nothing to do with being superficial. It’s simply that photography has become our canvas. We discover ourselves through the pictures we post. My canvas. I portray the subject I know best –which is obviously myself — allowing the lense to […]

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The Currency Behind Being Human

Media companies, advertising agencies and retail are suffering. Insta-sensations are thriving. We are addicted to our phones. No one really knows how to price, or market themselves any longer. In other words, there’s flux everywhere. Why is everything such a mess? The thing is, we are different. We used to like perfection. We actually thought […]

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Let’s Talk About Costa Rica: A Journey of Friendship and Discovery

What does a Colombian actress and model, Victoria Secret’s first Latin American Angel, a celebrity stylist, and I have in common? We are passionate for our roots and have a burning desire to share with the world what Latin America is made of. La Chechi, Inés Rivero, Irma Martinez and I are traveling together to […]

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Behind the label: Pitusa

  Since my early days at Glamour, I had the opportunity to visit the showrooms of hundreds of designers, and take a peek behind the scenes to understand their processes. I began my solo journey visiting Clara Lago’s showroom, and it was light in my day quite literally. Imagine a huge space with a very long wall painted […]

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