About me

 

 BORN AND RAISED IN BARRANQUILLA-COLOMBIA, AT THE AGE OF 24 AND ALREADY WITH A DEGREE IN “INTERIOR DESIGN”, SHE BEGAN HER CAREER AS THE “NATIONAL COORDINATOR OF VISUAL MERCHANDISING” FOR ONE OF THE BIGGEST RETAIL CHAIN STORES IN COLOMBIA. MOTIVATED TO GROW IN KNOWLEDGE KATHY CAME TO THE UNITED STATES TO PERSUE A CAREER IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY. IT WAS HER LOVE FOR FASHION THAT BROUGHT HER TO MIAMI TO STUDY FASHION MERCHANDISING.

AFTER GRADUATING WITH HONORS IN 2004 FROM MIAMI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ARTS AND DESIGN OBTAINING A DEGREE IN FASHION MERCHANDISING, KATHY STARTED TO WORK IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY AS A STYLIST FOR TV COMMERCIALS AND OTHER IMPORTANT PROJECTS FOR SEVERAL NATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORKS.

IN THE YEAR 2005, KATHY WAS HIRED AS THE STYLIST FOR THE GRAMMY AWARD WINNING MEGA STAR “SHAKIRA”. HER WORK DURING THE ARTISTS LATEST ALBUMS: ORAL FIXATION VOL1 AND VOL 2 TOOK HER ALL AROUND THE WORLD. AFTER HAVING THE UNIQUE AND NURTURING EXPERIENCE OF WORKING WITH SOME OF THE TOP PEOPLE OF THE INDUSTRY, SHE RETURNED TO MIAMI TO START HER OWN BUSINESS IN THE FASHION WORLD.

SEEKING TO DIVERSIFY HER EXPERIENCE, SHE BEGAN TO WORK DIRECTLY WITH TOP MUSIC ARTISTS, ACTORS AND TV PERSONALITIES CREATING THEIR IMAGE. SINCE THEN SHE HAS WORKED WIDELY NOT ONLY STYLING FOR PHOTO SHOOTS AND AWARD SHOWS BUT ALSO USING HER TALENTS TO DESIGN CONCEPTS FOR MUSIC VIDEOS SUCH AS SHAKIRA’S “HIPS DON’T LIE”. HER WORK HAS BEEN FEATURED ON MANY MAGAZINES SUCH AS ROLLING STONE, LATINA, BLENDER, OCEAN DRIVE AND PEOPLE AMONGST MANY OTHERS.AMONG HER HIGH-PROFILE CLIENTS ARE SHAKIRA, BRITNEY SPEARS, RBD, LUIS FONSI, AB QUINTANILLA, FONSECA, FANNY LU, DIANA REYES, LOS TEMERARIOS, GILBERTO SANTA ROSA, REY RUIZ, LUIS ENRIQUE JUST TO NAME A FEW.

ONE OF HER LATEST VENTURE WAS “INSTYLIST”, A FASHION AND LIFESTYLE SITE DELEVOPED THROUGH HER PARTNERSHIP WITH TERRA NETWORKS, WERE KATHY HOSTED FASHION WEB-EPISODES SHARING HER KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE WITH A BROADER AUDIENCE.KATHY CONTINUES TO BREAK BOUDARIES AND GROW BOTH PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY WORKING AS A CELEBRITY STYLIST AND CONTRIBUTING FASHION EXPERT TO THE BIGGEST NAMES AND BRANDS IN THE LATIN INDUSTRY AND ALSO TO NUMEROUS FASHION PROJECTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND LATIN AMERICA. RECENTLY SHE’S BEEN ASKED TO CONTRIBUTE AS A FASHION WRITTER FOR ONE OF THE BIGGEST MAGAZINES IN THE LATIN INDUSTRY IN THE USA.