Journalist, editor and brand consultant, Marjon Carlos, is a much-needed voice in the fashion industry and beyond. Ahead Carlos shares a few of her favorite products, brands and what shapes her personal style.
A WRITER'S LIFE: Carlos hopes to write a book and launch a podcast with her brother, comedian Jordan Carlos. "I like meeting new people and telling their stories. When I was at vogue.com, I loved creating a certain kind of tension with my work—taking unusual suspects in popular culture and aligning them with a huge fashion brand to produce a really interesting result. I enjoy shaking things up."
DRESS TO EXPRESS: "My personal style is still evolving, but it will always be grounded in a love for colors and patterns with a tomboy flair. I'm a big pants girl."
THOUGHT-PROVOKING THREADS: "I love brands like Jacquemus, Duro Olowu, Maki Oh, Area, Y/Project, Acne Studios, Adam Selman and Maryam Nassir Zadeh. I am drawn to people who have something to say with their work—it translates in the clothes and makes them more special."
PRETTY AMAZING: "My favorite beauty products run the gamut from simple to luxe. I adore SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Leave-In Conditioner. I think Lucas' Papaw is the best lip balm, and Diorskin Airflash Foundation always leaves my skin glowing."