Nina Garcia Quotes.
My nightmare of nightmares is being overdressed for a casual event – I’ve done it! You have to have a real sense of what you want to communicate.
It’s refreshing to see a woman who can artfully weave her individuality into an otherwise safe ensemble.
I’ve always been opinionated, unfortunately, to my mother‘s disappointment.
I’m really looking to reach any woman who’s interested in refining and embracing her personal style.
I was so passionate about being in the magazine industry, even when I first started at ‘Mirabella.’
It’s interesting because we live in a country where the obesity is so enormous. And then the reflection on the runways is girls that are so thin. So there’s two extremes that are almost like a reflection of themselves, and it’s very hard to be in the middle with girls that are just healthy.
After assessing what’s in your closet, make a list of what you need. Not want, but need. Write down the basics missing from your wardrobe. It could be a classic white shirt, a trenchcoat, or the perfect little black dress. Whatever the blank spots, write them down. This will be your reference for shopping.
We all get a little rush of excitement at the prospect of buying a brand-new outfit for a first date, but this is not the time. You’re much better off wearing clothes, shoes especially, that you’ve already tested.
My aspiration was always to be a fashion editor.
Serving jury duty is a fascinating little slice of life, with its motley crew of personalities.
In Colombia, where I was born and raised, women like my mother considered their appearance and personal grooming a matter of principle. There was never an occasion where she didn’t show up looking picture-perfect.
Fashion is just an interpretation of the culture around us.
I was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, and I came to attend high school in Massachusetts when I was about 15 years old.
Taking stock of what you own, when done correctly and thoroughly, helps dampen the urge to shop frivolously.
I’m a real believer in dressing tone-on-tone. I’m not saying you need to dress black. Dress just one color so the colors are not breaking your silhouette.