[Editorial] Sonia Valentín: Actriz, Animadora, Productora y Directora

 

On my latest editorial, I had the opportunity to work with a creative team that I’ve had the pleasure of working with before for Hola! Puerto Rico Magazine. This time  we had the chance to do something much more fashion forward for the producer, director, actress, turned television host Sonia Valentín. We’ve been working together for many years and I must admit that this is the most fun we have had on an editorial shoot.

She is featured on the cover and editorial of local magazine Revista Renacer #62,  September-October edition. I can’t wait to see the rest of the editorial, so stay posted for the rest of the shoot.

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Editorial: Sonia Valentin: Actriz, Animadora, Productora y Directora

Photography by Angel Negron
Stylist // Aisha Naomi
Hair & Make Up by Epy Joel
Model// Sonia Valentín
Cover wardrobe by Lisa Thon 
Editorial wardrobe by David Antonio
Shoes by Frívola

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[Editorial] Caged

I had the opportunity to work with an extremely talented team for my most recent editorial, Caged. Which is featured in the most recent edition of Narciso Magazine. Check it out some of the shots below; but for the complete editorial you can see it after the [jump].

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Editorial: Caged

Photography by  Ivonne Carlo Sellés
Stylist // Aisha Naomi
Hair & Make Up by Rafy Quiñones
Model// Bibi Torres @ G Models
Wardrobe by Jaer Cabán

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Behind Dior’s Sunglasses Success

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“It was immediately clear to everybody that this was something special,” says Luisa Delgado, the chief executive of Italian eyewear licensing giant Safilo, recalling the time she watched the first pair of Dior’s ‘So Real’ sunglasses come off the production line at Safilo’s specialist plant for metal frames in Longarone, a small town in North East Italy. “All the technicians and the workers gathered around to see it, discussing it. Of course, you could see there was no bridge, a very interesting construction, but the most special thing was that it was wearable.”

Safilo and Christian Dior have produced eyewear together for over 20 years, but the popularity of Dior’s sunglasses brand took a leap forward with the release of the ‘So Real’ range for the Spring/Summer 2014 season. Priced from $400 to $700, the range had eye-catching, millimeters-thick lenses. The uniqueness of the lenses, plus the visual signature of the finely wrought, aviator-shaped frames, notably absent a nose bridge, instantly appealed to the sensibilities of the Instagram generation. Indeed, very few brands’ sunglasses are recognisable by shape alone. Dior’s are.

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