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 Fashion Closet: How To Successfully Mix Prints
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Successfully Mix Prints

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to mix prints successfully all summer long! Watch above!

 

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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear An LBD 3 Ways
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear An LBD Three Different Ways

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to wear that LBD you've worn, over and over again, three different ways!


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Shop Latina Fashion Closet: How To Wear Sneakers Beyond The Gym

Besides giving you ideas on how to be your most stylish self, we went a step further and scouted out fashion pieces like the ones you saw in this week's Latina Fashion Closet. Happy shopping!
 


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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Make Wearing Sneakers Look Totally Chic
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Make Wearing Sneakers Look Totally Chic

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to make casual sneakers work for a chic outfit.


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Latina Fashion Closet: How To Transition Your Outfit From the Office to Happy Hour
Latina Fashion Closet: How To Transition Your Outfit From the Office to Happy Hour

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to easily transition a work outfit into a hot and stylish happy hour look.


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Besides just giving you tips on how to look more stylish, we went a step further and found pieces similar to the outfit we showed you on this week's Latina Fashion Closet. Happy shopping!


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Latina Fashion Closet: 3 Ways to Dress Up a White T-Shirt

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're showing you how to easily incorporate a basic white tee into three different styled outfits.


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Nude Intimates Lingerie Afro Latinas
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There’s something about dressing sexy that grabs people’s attention — if kept classy and done right, of course. The key to this alluring style is wearing matching skin tone undergarments, so it seems as though you’re showing more skin than you actually are. Latinas come in all shades, so we’ve finally found some places that have broadened their range of skin tones to include us all! Check it out: 
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Vanessa Bryant’s Fleek-Worthy Red Carpet Looks
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Vanessa Bryant likes to keep her life private, but one thing she’s loud about is her sense of style. Check out her best red carpet looks that prove she’s more than just a basketball wife on the sidelines — she’s a true fashionista and we love it!

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First impressions are everything and these stylish celebs know that all too well. While they often wow us in sexy, funky statement pieces, they also know how to keep us guessing by switching up their style game showing a softer side to them.
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