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.

Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear Ankle Socks With Heels
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear Ankle Socks With Heels

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to fearlessly rock a pair of ankle socks with your heels. Watch above!


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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear Workout Clothes Beyond The Gym
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear Workout Clothes Beyond The Gym

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to transition your workout gear from the gym to the club or brunch with the ladies. Watch above!

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear Culottes Three Different Ways
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear Culottes Three Different Ways

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to summer's biggest (and trickiest!) trend, culottes. We've borrowed a fabulous pair from Oasis, so watch above as we demonstrate how to wear culottes three different ways.

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: Fashion For You (And Your Man!)
Latina Fashion Closet: Fashion For You (And Your Man!)

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to transition a trendy kimono by Oasis from a fashion-forward runway look to a sexy style for your man. Watch above! 

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Transition A Work Outfit From The Office To Happy Hour Part 2
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Go From the Office to Happy Hour (Part 2!)

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to easily transition a work outfit into a hot and stylish happy hour look. Watch above!

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: 3 Trendy DIY Ideas That Take Less Than A Minute
Latina Fashion Closet: 3 Trendy DIY Ideas That Take Less Than A Minute

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you three quick and easy DIY ideas that will have you looking fab in no time. Watch above! 

 

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Beachy Keen Accessories
The Beachy Keen Accessories You Need For Summer

Don’t limit your seaside style to just a fashion-forward beach towel. Instead, make la playa your runway, and pick up some of these beach accessories that will make you stand out in the sun: 

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Latina Fashion Closet: Bridesmaid Dresses For Every Style
Latina Fashion Closet: Bridesmaid Dresses For Every Style

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you bridesmaid dresses from Loverly — a one-stop shop for all of your wedding planning — that work for three different wedding occasions.


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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Successfully Mix Prints
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Successfully Mix Prints

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to mix prints successfully all summer long! Watch above!

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear An LBD 3 Ways
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear An LBD Three Different Ways

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to wear that LBD you've worn, over and over again, three different ways!


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