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.

A historical look back on ladies on the red carpet
The 10 Best Latina Red Carpet Looks Of All Time!

We all love watching the red carpet fashion during the glitzy awards shows, so here we’ve selected our top 10 red carpet looks from some of our most iconic Latinas! Who is your favorite?


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Sweet Dreams! 8 Cute & Comfy PJ Sets You’ll Love

Upgrade your t-shirt and shorts with one of these awesome sets. Who says your fashion game has to end at lights out?


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Steal Her Style: Odette Annable’s Casual Chic look

We’re loving Odette Annable’s classic look, accented with chic pieces. Ready to steal her style? Here’s how!


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Holiday Party Shoes and Clutches You Should Rock!
10 Stylish Holiday Party Shoes and Clutches!

A girl can never have too many shoes or bags and with the holiday parties and celebrations already in tow it’s the perfect excuse to go buy more and look fabulous!


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9 Awesome Colorful Leather Pieces
9 Colorful Leather Pieces for Your Wardrobe!

Leather, or faux leather, is a staple in every Latina’s closet (or it should be!). It’s timeless, chic and just a bit badass. These days, it’s all about leather that pops with color. Here are the best pieces to add to your wardrobe. 


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Mia Maestro in Breaking Dawn Part 2
Mia Maestro: Steal Her ('Twilight') Style!

Whether you’re a Twihard or just an Edward fan (nothing wrong with that), you’ve got to admit – those vampires have got some serious style. If you’ve been living under a rock, the last Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn Part 2, hits theaters this weekend. In it, Argentinean actress, Mia Maestro, plays Carmen, a member of the Denali clan. To dress for the climate, she piles on one of fall and winter’s hottest trends: faux fur.


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Rocsi Diaz outside Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills
Steal Her Style: Rocsi Diaz's Edgy Military Look

Former host of BET’s 106 & Park Rocsi Diaz may not be on a daily show anymore, but she is certainly still in the public eye. While out in LA, she wore a casual outfit that was still every bit stylish. Here’s how to steal her style.


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10 Super-Stylish Scarves
10 Stylish Scarves to Keep You Warm This Winter

Baby, it’s getting cold outside. These cute scarves will not only keep you warm, but will add a stylish statement to your outfit. Practical and fashionable – what more could you want?


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Tobi Brocade Dress
10 Beautiful Brocade Print Pieces

Go for the “wow” factor at your next get-together with these printed pieces. Add interest by going for different prints in the same color family or stick to one bold printed piece. Which one is your favorite? 


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Selena Gomez at an airport in leopard print pants
Steal Her Style: Selena Gomez’s Grungy Rocker Look

The young starlet recently showed off her rocker side while walking through the airport, convincing us that dressed-down can look super cool. Here’s how to steal the look. 


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