Nina Garcia, Colombian-American star of Project Runway, fashion icon, and creative director of Marie Claire, dishes on the best place to eat Colombian food in New York (hint: it MAY be her house), why she almost said no to Project Runway, and how being an immigrant drives her success.
Nina Garcia on how being an immigrant shaped her creatively:
Growing up in Colombia gave me a very different perspective. When I started in fashion, it was that different perspective that really helped me because I saw beauty through a different lens that wasn’t so homogeneous. My idea of beauty maybe is not as perfect or is not as pristine or maybe it was more colorful….
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