Featured Fashionista

Angelica Escobedo

Name: Angelica Escobedo

Residence: East Bay

Nationality: Peruvian & Salvadorean

Instagram: @angelicaescobedo

Tell us about yourself.

I have always loved fashion, being able to represent yourself with your style is truly a great thing. It enables you to show your individuality and how you want to be seen by a first impression. I have always been a a girly girl, love getting glammed! it is a fun process because looking your best I believe not only makes you feel good but makes you perform better. I like a clean, classic and elegant look when it comes to my style in fashion. I enjoy playing with different colors and patterns but I do stick a lot to my whites and blacks.

What do you like about being Latina?

I am proud to be Latina, because we are a minority group that is growing faster than ever. Every Latin country is filled with different and fascinating diversity and culture.

What are your favorite colors?

My favorite colors are white, gold and pink.

What are your favorite brands?

I am always mixing and matching, the only jeans I buy are Joe jeans because they fit perfectly with my height and body type, I have yet to find other jeans that I am satisfied with. I like mixing with different brands like Zara, H&M, Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Club Monaco and MANGO.

What is your favorite style?

My favorite style is elegant, clean and polished. I love glamorous looks that look all together effortless and very lady like. My favorite era are from the 30’s to the 50’s one reason is they always looked perfect to the ‘T’ because it was just the thing to do! And I love that.

What are the 5 items you always carry in your purse?

The five items that are always in my purse are: My favorite lip balm ‘Smith’s Rosebud Salve’, MAC lipliner ‘stripdown’, my powder brush on sunscreen from ‘Colorescience’, my phone and my planner.

Which actor/actress or model has the best style according to your taste?

Not an actor but a socialite in the fashion world- Olivia Palermo I love her style because she keeps it classy, sophisticated and chic without trying hard, it’s a very effortless look.

Who was the role model growing up and how does that influence who you are today?

I never really had a particular role model growing up, I always gravitated towards strong female characters in general- whether in movies, books and older women who I would meet. I would admire each women for their qualities and try to emulate that in myself. My favorite Latina actress is JLO- I admire her go-getter personality and how she remains to stay fierce and hot.

What is your favorite Latino dish?

My favorite dish is Peruvian Ceviche.

What is your favorite thing to do?

My favorite thing I enjoy doing in my free time is home decor and organization. There’s always room to perfect a home, and I can look at home décor magazines for hours!

One good lesson in life that you like to share with others?

To really cherish the person you are and to know that is your super power. We individually are always a work in progress, but once you realize the race is within yourself and not with others, that’s when you can truly and confidently go in any direction you desire.

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