Verky Arcos Editor-at-Large

A writer and editor with expertise in fashion and lifestyle coverage, Verky Arcos Baldonado is currently Latina magazine's Editor-at-Large. 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 two children.

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Introducing 'Mami, My Way' With Editor-at- Large Verky Arcos Baldonado

As far back as I can remember, I have been obsessed with fashion, but for about four years now I’ve had an obsession that supersedes all — my babies.

MORE: Three Things Our Editor at Large Verky Arcos Baldonado Can't Live Without During the Winter


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Three Things Our Editor at Large Verky Arcos Baldonado Can’t Live Without During the Winter
Three Things Our Editor at Large Verky Arcos Baldonado Can’t Live Without During the Winter

I have always been a lover of the heat – the hotter the better!  There’s something about walking around town with no chill in your bones while sporting a dewy, golden skin tone look and natural hair that attracts me. However, living in the Northeast, this feeling of bliss doesn’t last very long. Winter creeps in, and every part of me feels it: my skin gets dull, lips become more chapped than usual, hair is dry and, of course, winter blues kick in.


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Latina Fashion Closet: 3 Outfits to Pair With a Hat That Will Make a Statement
Latina Fashion Closet: 3 Stylish Outfits to Pair With a Hat That Will Make a Statement

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large 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: Hat do's and don'ts with Chapeau Designer Rene Mantilla
Latina Fashion Closet: Hat do's and don'ts with Chapeau Designer Rene Mantilla

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we sit down with Chapeau designer and hat guru, Rene Mantilla to get a HAT 101 course in order to help find the perfect, most fabulous, option for you! 


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Find Out Why Today’s Slim Khloe Kardashian wanted to create a denim line for the once thicker Koko.
EXCLUSIVE: Khloe Kardashian on Creating Jeans for Every Woman and Her Love for Selena Quintanilla

Khloe Kardashian and her friend Emma Grede have kicked off a body revolution with the launch of a new line called The GA Denim Project. With their collection, Khloe K and Grede are addressing the flaws they’ve experienced with jeans by creating their own perfect pair, and have chosen a myriad of real women (including Latinas!) to prove it. 


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LATINA FASHION CLOSET: Slay with some Outfit Ideas FROM OUR EDITOR-AT-LARGE's #OOTD
Latina Fashion Closet: Slay With These #OOTD Ideas!

Peek inside our Editor-at-Large's closet for some major inspiration!


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Latina Fashion Closet: 4 Reasons You Should Wear Sunglasses
Latina Fashion Closet: 4 Reasons You Should Wear Sunglasses

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're offering you four unexpected reasons to sport your shades.


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Latina Fashion Closet: Watch This Dental Assistant Get the Ultimate Scrubs to Glam Makeover
Latina Fashion Closet: Watch This Dental Assistant Get the Ultimate Scrubs to Glam Makeover

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we chose Vanessa Figueroa, a former dental assistant and soon-to-be online fashion boutique owner of glamurbody.com, to get a wardrobe makeover with pieces from Target and Love Cutlure to reflect her new career.


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