From Consultant to Fashionista – A Chat with Marta Carriedo

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From Consultant to Fashionista – A Chat with Marta Carriedo
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Joining us from the beautiful Madrid, or maybe LA, comes the gorgeous Marta Carriedo.  Marta runs her site and online store where she showcases her styles and lifestyle.  She’s an awesome read every day and I’d encourage you to check out her site and follow her on Insta.  She’s amazing!

How’d you get into fashion blogging?

I studied Economics and I was working in auditing for 3 years, in Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Then I was product manager of a well-known jeweler brand from Spain. After that I started working for two magazines: Grazia and Hello, and it was while I was working there that I decided to work full time on my blog and I created my medias. I February 2014 I created my own communication company and I’m working on it since then.

How would you describe your personal style?

My style is very “easy going”. Very casual chic, but with an elegant or lady touch.

Tell me about one item that you bought this year that you just can’t live without?

My new Balenciaga boots… I take them everywhere with me! 🙂

What beauty products can’t you live without?

All my daily creams and serums from Skinceuticals and all my make up products from MAC (foundation, blush and lipstick).

What is your favorite social platform and why?

Instagram, it has to be… Because they have bought everything else! Lol. There was Snapchat, they copied. There was Boomerang, they bought it. There was YouTube, they introduced 1 min videos. There was Periscope, they added Live video… You have everything in just one app.

Where are three of your favorite places to shop?

Places talking about countries: Paris, London and LA. Websites: Mytheresa, Asos, Topshop.

How do you stay current with what’s new or in style at the moment?

I follow every day many magazines, bloggers, and fashion trends on my medias and I also read magazines. But I also get my daily inspiration from everywhere: the book I’m reading, they weather, my mood, my imagination to combine some things…

What are your 5 essential travel items?

Of course my iPhone, a lipstick, sunnies, a book, and a cap.

If you could give one piece of style advice, what would it be?

Jeans. Everyday all day.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Madrid?

I live between Madrid and LA now, and the thing I like most is to ride my bike around these cities listening to my favourite music.

THANK YOU!!!

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