How did you get started in fashion? My grandmother was a seamstress and I loved to see her make magic with fabric. She made so many dresses for me and since I was four years old, I chose my own looks. I love fashion and always have.
What does an average day look like for you? Well my days are always full, full of fashion. It feels like I'm always working, but I feel very blessed because I do what I love, what I'm passionate about and am able to make a living from fashion.
What duties are you responsible for? I'm the Editor-In-Chief of my magazine PODIUM LATINOAMERICA and the director of my fashion business LMC Corporation. My job is to make sure everything goes to plan in these businesses. I'm Christian, and now have a group of girl "disciples," it's beautiful and rewarding—the most important thing I have ever done in my live. I use the fashion to bring the gospel to these young girls. And it's work!
What do you love most about what you do? The world of fashion is always amazing and changes everyday, that’s what I love. There's always a new surprise and I love the people I meet.
What qualifications do you need to be great at your job? You need to love this business, it's not easy to work in fashion and you have to be especially persevering.
What have been some highlights so far in your career? To have a international magazine made in Perú, a place where fashion is newly growing. I think this has been the highlights so far in my career because our magazine educates the Peruvian market too.
What are some of the misconceptions of what you do? Wow this is a difficult question… Maybe that I have I very future vision and not all people have it, so it can be quite stressful. I have to wait a little to make new things and new thinking.
What advice would you give to those who want to work in the fashion industry? Never give up, love this industry, and have patience because the way is very long and hard but so beautiful so enjoy it!
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