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.

Stylish Knitted PIeces Winter
8 Seriously Stylish Knit Pieces You Need This Winter

Our Editor-At-Large Verky Arcos visited NYLive this week to talk about everyone's favorite winter fashion staple: knitwear! In case you missed the segment, watch it here.

We also compiled a few suggestions for super warm and soft pieces to add to your wardrobe for a look that’s stylish, comfy, and appropriate for any occasion:


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Nude Intimates Lingerie Afro Latinas
5 Nude Intimates For The Afro-Latina

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: 
MORE: Up Your Sex Appeal With These Lingerie-Inspired Pieces!


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Latina Fashion Closet: Holiday Outfits For Every Occassion From Lilliana Vazquez
Latina Fashion Closet: Lilliana Vazquez Shares Holiday Outfits For Every Occasion

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we meet up with style expert and Target Style Partner, Lilliana Vazquez, to get some outfit ideas on what to wear for every holiday occassion using Target holiday apparel and accessories.


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Latina Fashion Closet: Thalia Gives Us A Holiday Makeover With Her Macy's Collection
Latina Fashion Closet: Thalia Shows Off Her Macy's Collection Holiday Faves

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, Verky Arcos hangs with iconic Mexicana singer, actress and fashion designer Thalia to talk about her Macy's holiday collection.


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Latina Fashion Closet: 6 Must Have Fall Sweaters
Latina Fashion Closet: 6 Sweaters Every Woman Needs For Fall

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, 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.

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, Verky Arcos shows off the six sweaters every girl needs to own. Watch below!


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Latina Fashion Closet: Style Expert Lilliana Vazquez Dishes On Her Fashion Faves (Part 2)
Latina Fashion Closet: Style Expert Lilliana Vazquez Dishes On Her Fashion Faves (Part 2)

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we played a game of "21 Fashion Questions" with style expert, television host and tastemaker Lilliana Vazquez of The LV Guide.


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Latina Fashion Closet: Find Out Lilliana Vazquez Personal Style (Part 1!)
Latina Fashion Closet: Style Expert Lilliana Vazquez Dishes On Her Fashion Faves (Part 1)

Get the scoop on the fashion items Lilliana Vazquez can't live without. 


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Latina Fashion Closet: Hot 97's Laura Stylez Sounds Off On Her Fashion Favorites Part 2!
Latina Fashion Closet: Laura Stylez Sounds Off On Her Fashion Favorites (Part 2!)

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, 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: 21 Fashion Questions with Laura Stylez Pt. 1
Latina Fashion Closet: Hot 97's Laura Stylez Sounds Off On Her Fashion Favorites

Hola chicas! Welcome to Latina Fashion Closet with our Editor-at-Large and style expert, 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: 6 Essential Pieces Every Woman Should Have In Her Closet
Latina Fashion Closet: 6 Essential Pieces Every Woman Should Have In Her Closet

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, celebrity stylist Irma Martinez tells us all about the six pieces every woman should own.


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