Shopping is a sport, and I am both coach and faithful cheerleader. I have lived, loved, and breathed clothes my entire life. All my memories include the outfit I was wearing at any given time; as a kid, I remembered the first day of every school year by what I wore!

Growing up, I loved watching my mom get dressed for work. She embodied my passion for style while also instilling in me a sense of professionalism at a very young age. Identifying and abiding by dress codes, especially growing up as a Cuban American in Miami, Florida, proved to be a life skill that I turned into a career. Whether I was headed into Publix on Le Jeune Road (which required a different dress code than the one in Kendall) for weekly grocery shopping with ...

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