Verky Arcos Fashion Director

A writer and editor with expertise in fashion and lifestyle coverage, Verky Baldonado is currently Latina magazine's Fashion Director. Baldonado has written Latin-inspired travel and food related content and has contributed to celebrity Q&As, red carpet video interviews, and the annual “Reasons to Love Being Latina” feature.
                                               
As the Fashion Director, she prepares each issue’s fashion lineup, pulls merchandise, styles and writes the fashion content for both the magazine, contributes to Latina.com and works closely with the business team on fashion business development. In addition to her fashion responsibilities, she has written her own weekly Bridal Blog, “A Modern Latina Bride,” where she shared her experiences, inspiration, and advice with readers as she went through her journey of planning her own wedding. Verky is U.S.-born and of Ecuadorean and Puerto Rican descent who speaks and writes fluent Spanish.
 
Prior to Latina, Verky worked as a photo shoot coordinator at Universal/Island Def Jam Music Group. At Island Def Jam, Verky coordinated and produced various album packaging photo shoots for music artists like Rick Ross, Jay-Z, and The Killers. Verky holds a B.A. in Communications Arts from Montclair State University and currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and daughter.

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Summer is the perfect time to produce a wardrobe full of trendy fruit prints to stay (and look) cool.


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Gold Skirts, Splurge and Steal
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12 Simply Irresistible Lingerie Pieces
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10 Fashion Worthy Snow Boots
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It’s difficult to look stylish when the cold weather and snow get in the way, but no one said it was impossible. Here are some snow boots that will make you look forward to the cold season.


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The days of baggy sweaty clothes at the gym are over. Today, you can work out wearing the season’s hottest trends, so you look great while getting in shape. (Hey, who says you can’t look cute at the gym?)


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Pantone has picked the color of the year! The 2014 hue is radiant orchid, and we're a bit obsessed. This soft shade of purple-pink is the perfect way to add a little whimsy to your wardrobe. Need some inspiration? Take a peek at the must-have items for 2014, all in this fab color.


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Adrienne Bailon with hot pink lips
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Remember those times when you said you would never wear that again? And then the fashion cycle comes around and you, well... wear it again. Don't worry, you're not the only one! See the styles these celebs grew to love and learn why we should never say never.


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America Ferrera in London
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Bundling up doesn’t have to mean frump. And no one knows that better than your favorite celebs! They know how to work it even when the temperatures take a dip by rocking what looks best on their frame. Follow their lead and snag the best coat for your body shape by following our guide. 


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Fall Fashion for the Petite
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Just because you’re small in height or size doesn’t mean you can’t be big on style. Check out the latest trends made just for you!


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Pregnant Morena Baccarin at the 2013 Emmy Awards
The 14 Cutest Celeb Maternity Dresses Of All Time!

Gone are the days when pregnant women had to hide behind big, dated dresses. Today, expecting mamis everywhere have tons of options and are taking full advantage! Check out some of the dresses we’re absolutely loving.


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