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.

8 Sassy Prom Shoes Under $200
8 Sassy Prom Shoes Under $200

While prom is all about the dresses, killer shoes can totally take the outfit up a notch. Step up your shoe game with these awesome picks.


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The Best Prom Dresses Under $200
The Best Prom Dresses Under $200

Are you ready for prom? These dresses will have you dancing the night away in style.


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Flechada Latina Fashion Faves: Tribal
Our “Tribal Signs” Sale Picks Are On Flechada.com!

Being exotic and foreign has never been hotter and that applies to your style of clothing as well. This spring, tribal-inspired pieces were all over the runway as well as in ready-to-wear collections, but instead of choosing inspired pieces for this tribal trend, why not opt for the real thing with unique, exotic pieces that are sure to be a great conversation starter?


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H&M Lace Skirt
15 Must-Have Sassy Spring Skirts

This spring, skirts are in full swing. Get ready to take your pick no matter what your style is. Check out 15 must-have sassy spring skirts below!


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Asos Sheer Dress
Sheer Cut-Outs For Under $150

Stars like pop diva Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian model Camila Alves have recently been pictured wearing sheer cut-out styles. Both ladies have tons of style and are always on top of the trends, so we decided to follow along and give you some more options that clearly won’t break the bank. 


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The Voice Social Correspondent Christina Milian
Christina Milian Dishes About Her Fashion Do's And Don'ts (Exclusive)

Christina Aguilera isn’t the only sassy Latina on the new hit show, The Voice. Christina Milian is also representing as the Social Media Correspondent for the hit NBC show. We got a chance to chat exclusively with the pop star about her distinctive style and fashion do's and don'ts.

How would you describe your style?

I would say fun, chic, and fashion forward with a little bit of comfort.


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Asos Purse
Trendy Spring Bags For Under $100

Put away the black and brown winter leather bags and aim to make a loud statement this spring with trendy handbags for every style that won’t break the bank.


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Tips For Wearing Floral Printed Pieces

While floral pieces can bring out the feminine side of any girl, there are different ways to compliment your body and switch up your style with this trend. Here are some tips for wearing floral pieces to look your best this spring:

Floral Print Dress

1. For a small frame, wear a smaller floral print to compliment your body.

2. A tall or plus-size body type can get away with a larger, bolder print.


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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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Thread Sence Electric Feel Crop Bustier
10 Must-Have Belly Baring Bustier Tops!

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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