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 On The Runway: Victoria Justice Tells Us Which Color Makes Her Feel Fabulous
Latina On The Runway: Victoria Justice Tells Us Which Color Makes Her Feel Fabulous

Backstage at the Diane Von Furstenberg SS16 fashion show for New York Fashion Week, amongst some of the most stylish and in-the-know fashion peeps, we ran into the adorable Victoria Justice.

 

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Latina On The Runway: OITNB's Berto Colon Dishes On His First NYFW Experience!
Latina On The Runway: OITNB's Berto Colon Dishes On His First NYFW Experience!

Puerto Rican hottie Berto Colon attended the Custo Barcelona SS16 New York Fashion Week show for the first time, and we were there to catch it!


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Latina On the Runway: Karrueche Tran On the Outfit That Makes Her Feel Most Sexy!
Latina On the Runway: Karrueche Tran On the Outfit That Makes Her Feel Most Sexy!

We caught up with the stylish model/actress (and Christina Milian's BFF!), Karrueche Tran, at the Custo Barcelona New York Fashion Week SS16 show.


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Custo Barcelona NYFW Spring 2016
Latina On the Runway: Custo Barcelona Designer Reveals His Greatest Inspiration!

Designer Custo Dalmau of well-known fashion house, Custo Barcelona, takes us backstage for a look at his new collection titled "SLOW" shown at New York Fashion Week Spring 2016.


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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear A Monochromatic Look
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Rock A Monochromatic Look

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to rock a trendy monochromatic look three different ways. Watch above!

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Make Casual Look Chic
Latina Fashion Closet: Here's How To Amp Up Your American Apparel Basics

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, Verky takes American Apparel's casual clothes and creates 3 fabulously chic outfits. For your chance to win one of these American Apparel looks to add to your wardrobe click here.

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: Red Carpet Chronicles With Tahiry Jose
Latina Fashion Closet: Tahiry Jose Spills On Her Best (And Worst!) Red Carpet Looks

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: How To Make A Basic Button Down Not So Basic
Latina Fashion Closet: Not-So-Basic Ways to Wear a White Button-Down Shirt

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you three not-so-basic ways to wear a white button-down shirt. These innovative options can help you create a new outfit with this wardrobe staple. Watch above!

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: Learn How To Use those Beach Cover-ups After The Summer Days
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Style A Beach Cover-Up Beyond The Playa

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to make use out of that beach cover-up beyond la playa. Don't worry, you can definitely use the summer staple to create a trendy outfit now that beach days are almost over. Watch above!

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: Trading Styles With Tahiry Jose
Latina Fashion Closet: See Tahiry Jose Give Us a Fashion Makeover

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, reality star and model Tahiry Jose dresses our Editor-at-Large, Verky Arcos Baldonado, and shares some of her best style tips. 

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