Sunday , 22 October 2017

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Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying feat Artists for Puerto Rico [Music Video]

I love this! The humanitarian work to support Puerto Rico continues. Lin-Manuel Miranda gathered a ton of Latino celeb music makers and artists for “Almost Like Praying,” a benefit song released on Oct. 5.   The track features: Gina Rodriguez, Gloria Estefan, Joell Oritz, Rita Moreno, Marc Anthony, John Leguizamo, Ednita Nazario, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, Juan Luis Guerra, Jennifer Lopez, and more.    Check out the video here I was moved to tears listening to all these artists singing “Almost Like Praying,” for the which samples West Side Story’s classic “Maria” and the lyrics list of all the towns in Puerto Rico. Lin-Manuel …

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My Illustration of Fashion Icon Blake Lively published in two Magazines

I had the honor to work again with the brilliant editor of Aventura, inWeston & inDoral magazine, Lori Capullo Lawrence. Our working relationship goes way back- think Versace days in Miami Beach. We have worked together in many projects through multiple publications, from Ocean Drive, Channels, Fashion Spectrum, 95 East, Aventura and now she commissioned my work for inDoral & inWeston magazines. I was so excited to hear from her and thrilled to illustrate her idea. A full-page illustration with “5 fall runway trends you gotta have”  I had to have, fashion icon & actress, Blake Lively wearing all 5 trends. …

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Puerto Rico needs us. Join and help us rebuild Puerto Rico!

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Most of you guys know I’m Puerto Rican, After 5 days of no communication with my family because of hurricane Maria, I was able to make contact with my father – as you can imagine, a very emotional day. Dad is a very strong man but he sounded fragile and distraught, he said that he never thought than in 74 years he would experience something so horrific. After asking him to come stay with me, I needed to spread the word to my friends in social media. My heart is heavy but there is stuff to do… move on to …

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The new Marrero Collection line of cover-ups are summer-chic!

They are here, available now. The new Marrero Collection line of cover-ups are cool and loose in the heat, and yet chic and original, and could be worn all day and night… from the beach to cocktails. Cinch them in at the waist with a Marrero Collection scarf. Marrero Collection – Long White W Silver Stones & Beaded Fringe Marrero Collection – Long Kaftan Black Polka Dot Dress it up or down, amp it up with great accessories and they will take you anywhere. From beach to cocktails! We love these flattering, easy, and versatile pieces. Marrero Collection – Black Petals Kaftan Marrero …

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Case Study – Suitcases and carry-ons

  For the Travel Issue of Fabulously 50 magazine I picked 8 of the hottest suitcases and carry-ons that screams… “look-at-me” while walking the RUNWAY. Check out the rest of the Travel Issue and subscribe here.  

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“Emociones” with Lissette y Yolandita, an unforgettable concert.

Every decade, the gay community chooses “DIVAS” to praise and follow them in every moment, song, album…outfit of their careers. Singers that define our growth with lyrics that we never forget .. A diva is a celebrated female singer; a woman of outstanding talent in the world of opera, and by extension in theatre, cinema and popular music. I’m now 51 years old… if I were born in the United States my “DIVAS” would have/still be, Barbra Streisand, CHER, Madonna? But I was born in Puerto Rico, and the 2 biggest DIVAS growing up were Lissette and Yolandita Monge. Imagine my …

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Marrero Collection fashionista scarf featured in Downtown magazine

Having your product featured in a major magazine is one of the coolest thing about having a fashion accessory line. Downtown Magazine is the quintessential lifestyle magazine capturing the heartbeat and attitude of this lavishly diverse community. As the first glossy publication to focus primarily on this area of New York City, Downtown Magazine provides smart, stylish coverage of all that lower Manhattan has to offer. I was asked to be a contributor for the specific issue and picked some fabulous products for the readers, so I thought the perfect scarf for this demographic would be the fashionista scarf with all …

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Fabulously 50 magazine’s – What She Wants – Travel Issue

As the creative director of Fabulously 50 Magazine I have the privilege of picking up fun items for my column What She Wants Check out the 2017’s Travel Issue What She Wants page Travel-Blog-She  

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Fabulously 50 magazine’s – What He Wants – Travel Issue

As the creative director of Fabulously 50 Magazine I have the privilege of picking up fun items for my column What He Wants Check out the 2017’s Travel Issue What He Wants page   To subscribe our magazine click here

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What He wants – What She wants (Fabulously 50 Creative Director’s picks)

One of the things I love about being the fashion/creative director for Fabulously 50 magazine is that I get to pick products that are new, fashionable, innovative, and downright fun. Im the author of the What he wants and What she wants pages. Here are the 2 pages of our last volume, happy shopping! Her Wants His Wants Anything that YOU would want? Whats your favorite item?

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