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My Illustration of Cher, Who Just Released Her Cover Of ABBA’s ‘Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!’ (Listen)

Most of you know that I am a huge CHER fan. I thought she was fabulous in Mamma Mia – Here We Go Again! It’s been a while since I have done an illustration of a celebrity, so why not take a little time off from all of my projects and draw. Why?  Just because! I took some screenshots of a couple of my drawings during the process (which I hardly ever do). First I started drawing her face (since is the most difficult and time-consuming part). Lets face it…once you get the face down the rest flows beautifully. After that, …

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First for Women magazine features my hair and beauty illustrations

I graduated from the Art Institute in Chicago where I studied fashion and beauty illustration. My work has been featured in an array of magazines – VOGUE, In Style, Glamour, and more. However, with the birth of the internet the market for illustrations took a dive – magazines went under, publishing went online, and a lot of illustration work just vanished. Art directors could now buy “stock art “ for a fraction of what we were getting paid. So I had to adapt, and eventually I came up with another outlet for my skills: The Marrero Collection. But in the …

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Marrero Collection April, 8th Trunk Show

On April 8th I had the pleasure to meet some amazing fashionistas for a Marrero Collection Trunk Show in Fort Lauderdale. The perfect trifecta Fashion, Prosseco & hors d-oeuvres! For a designer is an awesome opportunity to connect in person and see what your client wants, and this event did just that. My best friend Robert Banner hosted the event at his gorgeous home, other besties include Xavier Maranon (Photographer) & Flavio Iryoda (Video) The ladies shopped and networked and the energy in the room was light, elegant and fun….just the way I like it. If you want to be …

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Marrero Collection fashionista scarf featured in Downtown magazine

Having your product featured in a major magazine is one of the coolest thing about having a fashion accessory line. Downtown Magazine is the quintessential lifestyle magazine capturing the heartbeat and attitude of this lavishly diverse community. As the first glossy publication to focus primarily on this area of New York City, Downtown Magazine provides smart, stylish coverage of all that lower Manhattan has to offer. I was asked to be a contributor for the specific issue and picked some fabulous products for the readers, so I thought the perfect scarf for this demographic would be the fashionista scarf with all …

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Pantone Colors for Fall 2017- Fashion Color Report for New York and London Fashion Week

Designing a new Marrero Collection and loving every minute of it, specially when you get gorgeous colors from Pantone! The PANTONE® Fashion Color Report Fall 2017 is one of two semi-annual reports published for the fashion industry by the color experts at the Pantone Color Institute, highlighting the top colors for men’s and women’s fashion for the upcoming fall season for New York and, for the first time, London. “There is a commonality between the colors we are seeing on the runway in New York and London.” says Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “However, individuality is …

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Viva Mayaguez magazine features Marrero Collection

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Well, it REALLY doesn’t get old… especially on a magazine from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. I’m so excited that my line, The Marrero Collection, keeps getting press, and this time from the place I was born, Mayaguez. Who would have thought after SOOO many years to have my name on the front cover of this glossy magazine. I know that most of my readers might not understand what the article says but let’s just say, it’s all good! 🙂 Here is the cover, LOVE IT! The Article, love it more! So excited to be part of their anniversary issue! …

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Marrero Collection and the 4th Annual Girls, Pearls, Hats and Heels

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Delray Beach Public Library’s 4th Annual Girls, Pearls, Hats and Heels Honors Survivors with a One-of–Kind Gift! Nilsa McKinney & Honorary Chairperson Karen Rogers will take this fabulous event in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to the next level! It is a two-day event with a new and spacious venue to accommodate all the fun and surprises. Join us for many exciting, new features at the Seagate Country Club including, a VIP Preview Night chaired by Nicole Pasqual on Wednesday, October 7th from 6:00 – 9:00pm and GPHH shopping and luncheon on Thursday, October 8th from 10:30am – 2:00pm. …

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New designs for the Marrero Boho-Chic Scarf Collection

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I’m so proud of my line of beautiful Boho-Chic scarves, and it’s really exciting when I get to welcome brand-new designs to the fold. Presenting 2 new designs for the Marrero Collection Summer/Fall 2015 Line. These limited edition pieces will soon be featured in Deco Drive, and I’m very excited about that. Marrero Collection Boho Chic Sea Horses Scarf Order by clicking on image or HERE Marrero Collection Boho Chic Pink Flowers Scarf Order by clicking on image or HERE 6 unique patterns to pick from, these Marrero Collection scarves freshens up any outfit. Add your own creativity to this already unique accessory, drape it, tie it, …

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Gold Coast Magazine features the new SeaHorse Marrero Collection scarf

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I am thrilled that Gold Coast Magazine featured one of my newest Marrero Collection scarves on their Summer 2015 issue. Gold Coast ‘s Fort Lauderdale Daily is your insider’s guide to Fort Lauderdale’s restaurants, attractions, real estate, shopping, and cultural scene. My Sea Horse scarf was selected for the WHAT TO PACK – Everything you need for a weekend getaway section. This limited edition scarf features 3 sea horses, fun Coral and nautical navy, red and golden stripped border. I decided to keep going with the bohemian chic look, but adding a bit of a resort wear twist. To order …

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National Magazine LATINA features Marrero Collection Handbag & Scarf

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I ‘m so excited to see my handbag and silk scarf combo featured on a national magazine! In less than 6 months my line, The Marrero Collection, has been featured in 6 magazines. From Aventura, La Palme, Fort Lauderdale, In Weston, Venice & now Latina magazine… WOW! The Eleganza satchel handbag & the If The Shoe Fits silk scarf combo, was featured in the latina loves  “We Love June & July” page. Pretty Woman A little scarf for your neck? So retro! Illustrator Carlos Marrero designs the perfect ladylike cartera and scarf duo to make your night-out outfit the talk of the town. Orange …

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