Nina Garcia

Nina Garcia


5/3/1967, Barranquilla, Columbia, South America

Birth Name

Ninotchka Garcia


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Born in Barranquilla, Colombia Nina was the daughter of a successful importer. Her career in fashion started in the 90s, working as a PR for Perry Hills and, later on, for Marc Jacobs. She then started working for Mirabella Magazine, as an Assistant Stylist and Market Editor, until…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Nina published her first book, The Little Black Book of Style (Harper Collins), on September 5, 2007.

    • She worked for Elle Magazine for 13 years.

    • In May 2007 Garcia was a judge for the Miss Universe competition in Mexico City.

    • Apart from her position at Marie Claire, she covers the designer fashion markets of New York, Milan and Paris, and is relied upon as a fashion authority and has participated in numerous television interviews, most recently appearing on The View and The Today Show as a trend expert.

    • In her role as fashion director at Marie Claire, Garcia currently oversees the fashion coverage for the magazine and runs the fashion department.

    • She is fluent in Spanish and conversational in French.

    • As a teen, she traveled extensively with her family through Europe and Asia.

    • Studied liberal arts at Boston University and later attended the Fashion Institute of Technology.

    • Born and raised in Colombia, she moved to the United States at the age of fifteen to go to school.

    • On March 24, 2007 Nina and her husband David Conrod had their first baby boy. He was named Lucas Alexander Conrod and weighted 7 lb 6 oz (3.3 kg) at the time of birth.

  • Quotes

    • Nina: Some girls on the street don't have a lot of money, but they have the best style. It's not about being able to buy everything in the store.

  • i hate nina

    dear nina garcia,

    you suck. you are ugly and look like a goat. and santino is better than you. you also dress poorly and look frumpy and god knows how you got to be t he fashion editor of elle magazine because you suck so much.

    love, fran djdj kddk