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's Fashion Faves (& Discounts for You!) Are on Flechada.com!

With so many retail websites out there with great fashion to choose from, it’s very difficult to surf through them all. We thought we’d make your life just a little bit easier by partnering up with Flechada.com, an online shopping destination that brings you unique handpicked pieces from Latin American designers! We had our Fashion Editor, Verky Arcos Baldonado, choose some of her favorite trendy items with you in mind!


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Skin baring bustiers were all over the spring runways this season worn with jackets, under tops, or simply by themselves making a sexy (but not vulgar) statement. Here are 10 for you to capture this look!


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10 Bold Bottoms You Need Now!

It’s springtime, so what better time to bring out the color in your wardrobe and make a bold statement with flashy pants and neon jeggings!!


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Get The Look: Latina Celeb Shoe Trends For Spring

Celebs always have the best shoes collections that every girl covets, but just because we can’t afford all the high-end designer shoes, doesn’t mean we can’t look like we do.  Check-out some of our favorite celebs and shoes just like theirs that we can actually call our own!


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Brazilian model and soon-to-be Mrs. McConaughey, Camila Alves, has teamed up with her mami, Fatima, to design and create a handbag collection, MUXO, for QVC that’s inspired by Alves’ experiences in both New York and Brazil. MUXO, meaning the “Goddess of the Water,” has the colors and materials from Alves’ native Brazil, but also offers the practicality of a bag that allows you to hustle and bustle in NY making for a bohemian yet stylish everyday bag.


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At the 19th Annual Gala for El Museo Del Barrio on May 17th they’ll be honoring philanthropist Yaz Hernandez, Bacardi, and renowned designer Narciso Rodriguez. While we are proud of them all, we fashionistas are especially excited about the Cuban-American designer being honored for his outstanding career and loyalty to the organization.


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Every spring there are certain staple pieces that every girl should have and then there are those trendy pieces that every fashionista should covet. Here, we bring you a mix of both, so you can be fashion forward and fill your closet with pieces that will last more than just a season.


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Best known to some as Mrs. Tommy Hilfiger, Dee Ocleppo is making a name of her own with the stylish handbag collection, DEESIGNS, which will be available on HSN on March 22nd. DEESIGNS was inspired by Ocleppo’s favorite go-to handbag as a teenager along with chic and modern textiles. The result is a handbag collection of versatile designs ranging from metallic to animal print. Check out our favorite pieces from Ocleppo’s collection and let us know which are your favorite pieces! 


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Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is celebrating her 37th birthday today as a newly single Latina! In celebration of her day, we’re showing everyone just how fab she is by showing her 10 best looks. Eat your heart out Eduardo Cruz!


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Fashionistas like us love NBC's new show Fashion Star, which premiered last night. The new competition, starring Nicole Richie as a judge, feels like a hybrid between Project Runway and Shark Tank. Find out 5 reasons we love Fashion Star below:

Nicole Richie Expands Fashion Empire!


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