Filipino fashion blogger Bryan Grey-Yambao, more popularly known as Bryanboy, began his eponymous blog in 2004. In March 2010, Bryan was named one of the most influential bloggers in Vogue magazine’s annual “Power” issue. Designer Marc Jacobs named a bag after him, and he recently joined the panel of judges on America’s Next Top Model. Known for his unique personal style and witty commentary, Grey-Yambao has created a strong online presence that has resulted in digital initiatives with brands like Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Hugo Boss, H&M, Sunglass Hut, Diet Coke, and Nokia.
Annie Georgia Greenberg
Annie Georgia Greenberg is a writer living in New York City. She currently works as the senior style editor of Refinery29, the largest independent style site in the world, where she hosts and produces several web series in addition to authoring fashion content. She has worked at Vogue, Nylon, Lucky, and the Chicago Tribune. In her spare time (and in her mind), she is a comedian, screenwriter, poet, documentary maker, and Beyoncé.
Anne Keane has been fashion director at Lucky since September 2010. She has been with the magazine since its launch in 2000, starting as accessories editor. Previously, she was market editor at YM. She has also worked as a freelance fashion assistant.
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María Cristina Marrero is the group content chief of Meredith Hispanic Media, publisher of Siempre Mujer and Ser Padres magazines. Siempre Mujer is a Spanish-language women’s lifestyle magazine that reaches 1.8 million U.S. Latinas and is published by Meredith Corporation. Marrero is an award-winning editor and a nationally recognized lifestyle expert who is frequently quoted in Hispanic media. She has appeared on local and national television, including Univision’s Despierta América and Nuestra Belleza Latina and NBC’s Today, and she is a regular contributor on CNN en Español’s Showbiz as its New York correspondent. Under her leadership, Siempre Mujer was recognized with a spot on the Adweek 2011 Hot List.
As senior fashion director for Saks Fifth Avenue, Colleen Sherin travels the globe in search of trends, inspiration, and up-and-coming designers. Sherin covers the women’s ready-to-wear collections in New York, London, Milan, and Paris and sets the tone for the trends the store will represent each season. She works closely with her merchants on fashion direction, direct mail catalogue imagery, and national ad campaigns.
Sherin has also explored the emerging fashion markets of São Paulo, Brazil; Sydney, Australia; and Lisbon, Portugal. As a champion of young designer talent, Sherin has discovered numerous collections for Saks Fifth Avenue.
Lilliana Vazquez is an in-demand television host and fashion expert who is a regular contributor to Today, Access Hollywood, E! News, and the Rachael Ray Show among many others. She is also an Emmy-nominated host and producer. In November, Vazquez, who calls herself “a Texas girl and a proud Latina,” took her popular blog, CheapChicas.com, to the bookshelves with her first book, The Cheap Chica’s Guide to Style: Secrets to Shopping Cheap and Looking Chic.