Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Claudia Torres-Rondón is an industry expert with a specialty in brand consulting and image direction currently based in New York City. After moving to the United States in 2008, Claudia began working for internationally recognized publications and collaborating as image consultant on projects for Love Magazine, Vogue Germany, Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan, Allure Russia, Elle Magazine, Vogue Korea and Vogue Brazil, where she started working with along its Creative Director. This was a crucial relationship that led Claudia to produce her first cover with TV mega star Kim Kardashian for the June 2015 cover, a move that put her in the spotlight on the industry’s upcoming creatives and eventually positioned her as Condé Nast International’s Production Manager for their editorial repertoire. At Condé, Claudia extended creative work and started writing for Vogue China while in charge of the wardrobe logistics for all covers made in the U.S. This experience allowed Claudia to develop crucial relationships with legendary photographers, models, celebrities and industry giants.
This wasn’t enough for Claudia, as she also began getting involved in the advertising industry by joining the fashion team behind the campaigns of names such as Cole Haan, Esprit, Uniqlo and Samsung. She then returned to her editorial roots and started working as the Fashion Director and Executive Producer for Lifestyle Magazine, where she successfully created covers with Olivia Palermo, Lauren Santo Domingo, Diane Von Furstenberg and Bianca Brandolini that much contributed the publication’s international growth.
Claudia is now described as a fashion connoisseur with a colossal network under her wing; her eye brings an innovative methodology in her new position as the Fashion Editor for worldwide recognized HOLA! USA Magazine as well as Contributor to Vogue Spain, where she plans on elevating its already impeccable content as well as cooperating to the organization’s evolution as the ultimate luxury bible and style guide for its readers.