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Joan Smalls on Being the Only Puerto Rican Victoria's Secret Angel & Loving Mofongo
By Verky Arcos | 11/29/2011 - 10:00

Every few years, a fresh-faced model takes the fashion industry by storm! 2011 has been the year of Joan Smalls; her face has launched campaigns for Gucci and Roberto Cavalli and she's been spotted strutting down the catwalk of the season’s hottest couture fashion shows like Christian Dior and Givenchy. But, even with all these bragging rights and a skyrocketing career, Smalls manages to stay humble and connected to her roots. 

Here's what she had to say to us when we caught up with her at the Victoria's Secret fashion show recently.


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The Best Sweater Dresses for your Body Type
Find the Best Sweater Dress for Your Body!
By Verky Arcos | 11/21/2011 - 14:30

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and if you're like us, you always struggle with what to wear for the occasion. It's hard to strike a balance between cute and comfy, and most importantly, the outfit will need some space to, ahem, grow, as we chow down and stuff our faces with our families!

From chasing after your cousins to helping your mami in the kitchen, we've found that answer for this styling stumper: The sweater dress!

Click through to find out how to pick the perfect cozy outfit for the holidays:


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Menswear-Inspired Plaid
Kat's Closet: Walk Like a Man
By Kat Deluna | 11/10/2011 - 09:00

Men's fabrics and gentlemanly patterns are hot for fall! Especially black and white tweeds and wool fabrics.


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Kat's Closet
Kat's Closet: Summer Trends to Try for Fall!
By Kat Deluna | 10/26/2011 - 14:59

Even though we're well into fall, I never put away a staple I really like just because the seasons are changing. By making a few alterations to your style you'll easily be able to keep rocking your favorite summer garments well into the cooler seasons. A ton of these summer staples can naturally transition to the fall.

Here are 5 summer trends I think are worth holding on to:

Shorts:
I love shorts! In the fall I wear them with tights, stockings or leggings and a cute pair of booties. Add leg warmers when the temperature really drops.


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Steal Her Style: Fergie's Fierce Faux Leather Fashion
By Latina Staff | 10/20/2011 - 16:00

We all know Fergie loves edgy fashion, so when she sported a feminine purple top with some killer leather shorts at her shoe collection preview, we weren’t surprised. In fact, we were inspired!

Here are some faux leather fashion pieces that will help you channel Fergie’s fierce rocker appeal for a fraction of the price.


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Kat’s Closet: 10 Hot Fashion Items!
By Kat Deluna | 10/12/2011 - 16:40

Fall is here and with it comes a whole new state of style! It's my favorite season because there are so many different looks and layers you can play around with, but right when you thought you got it covered, somehow all your style ideas become a bunch of nothings!!


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Booties
10 Fab Fall Booties Under $100!
By Verky Arcos | 10/03/2011 - 22:50

While fun in the sun is always a good time, there’s nothing like a Fall outfit especially for footwear. Check-out our round-up of trendy booties at a price that won’t break the bank.


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Kat's Closet: Sparkle in Sequins!
Kat's Closet: Sparkle in Sequins!
By Kat Deluna | 09/28/2011 - 12:00

Every time I'm in a clothing store I end up in the sequined aisle, I guess that's just the Latina in me! Sequins are a way to show you're powerful and grab attention while looking glowing and romantic.

Sequined fashion has been around for a long time. Unlike today, sequined dresses only used to be appropriate for parties and galas—no one would dare rock sequins for a less formal affair. But today, our stylish generation has found new ways to make the beautiful shiny material everyday apparel.  Nowadays, you can wear sequins for literally any occasion.


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Dream Emmy Dresses for our Latina Celebrities
Dream Emmy Dresses for our Latina Celebrities
By Verky Arcos | 09/17/2011 - 09:00

The Emmys are coming up, and we are DYING to see what everyone will be wearing on the red carpet—especially our Latina celebs! But until the pre-show coverage starts, we decided to pick some dream gowns for some of our fave stars. Check out our selections and then tune in on Sunday night to see if our predictions come true!


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Kat's Closet: Jewelry
Kat's Closet: How To Wear Jewelry
By Kat Deluna | 09/14/2011 - 18:57

2011 has proven to be a very exciting year for bold jewelry trends. I'm all about making statements so you already know I'm very happy about this!

It’s all about the big chain necklaces, heavy metals and electric natural looks. Tribal accessories have been a very dominant trend, something I like to rock on what I like to call my 'casual hobo time.'


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