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: Cyn Santana's Style Must-Haves
Latina Fashion Closet: The 5 Stylish Items Cyn Santana Can't Live Without

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, Verky Arcos Baldonado. Here, she'll show you quick and easy tips and tricks on all things fashion to bring out the fashionista in you.


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Latina Fashion Closet: The Curvy Chica's Guide To Rockin' Fall's Hottest Trends
Latina Fashion Closet: The Curvy Chica's Guide To Rockin' Fall's Hottest Trends

Curvy chicas, listen up! Here's what you should be rockin' this fall. 


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Latina Fashion Closet: Summer Gear That Works For Your Fall Outfits
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear Your Summer Favorites All Autumn Long

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, Verky Arcos Baldonado. Here, she'll show you quick and easy tips and tricks on all things fashion to bring out the fashionista in you.


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Latina Fashion Closet: Date Night Outfits To Make A Lasting Impression
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Make An Unforgettable Impression On A First Date

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, Verky Arcos Baldonado. Here, she'll show you quick and easy tips and tricks on all things fashion to bring out the fashionista in you.


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Latina Fashion Closet: 5 Trendy Thrift Store Finds
Latina Fashion Closet: 5 Thrift Stores Finds That Cost Less Than The Movies

 

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, Verky Arcos Baldonado. Here, she'll show you quick and easy tips and tricks on all things fashion to bring out the fashionista in you.


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Latina Fashion Closet NYFW 16 Edition: Watch Una Abuelita Take Over Fashion Week
Latina Fashion Closet: Watch This Adorable Abuelita Take Over NYFW

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, Verky Arcos Baldonado. Here, she'll show you quick and easy tips and tricks on all things fashion to bring out the fashionista in you.

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, Verky Arcos brings along one very stylish abuelita, Gloria, to be her sidekick for New York Fashion Week. Watch above to see these fashionistas take over the biggest fashion event of the year!

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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Get Snapped By Street Photographers At NYFW
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Get Snapped By Street Photographers At NYFW

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, Verky Arcos Baldonado. Here, she'll show you quick and easy tips and tricks on all things fashion to bring out the fashionista in you.


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Latina On The Runway: DVF Channels Her Inner Bohemian Goddess For Her SS16 Collection
Latina On the Runway: DVF Channels Her Inner Bohemian Goddess for Spring 2016

The chalice of style and cool was overflowing yesterday at the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2016 runway show.


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Latina on the runway: An Ode to Hispanic Culture At Oscar de la Renta Show
Latina On The Runway: An Ode To Hispanic Culture At Oscar de la Renta SS16

Peter Copping, who has taken over the legendary designer label Oscar de la Renta as Artistic Director, presented the Spring/Summer 2016 collection at NYFW and proved, once again, why he was the right choice.


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Latina Fashion Closet: What Tahiry Jose Can't Live Without
Latina Fashion Closet: The 7 Items Tahiry Jose Can't Live Without

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're chatting it up with Tahiry Jose to get the scoop on the seven items she just can't live without. 


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