Nickname // Elle

Education // Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Science with an emphasis in Clothing, Textiles and Fashion Merchandising with a double minor in Marketing and Management & an Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts.

Greatest Career Accomplishment // Launching and running my own Jewelry PR agency, Laura Perez PR. Working with amazing jewelry designers and landing placements in Cosmopolitan for Latina’s and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition!

Favorite Color // Black

I wish I knew how to // Play the piano.

Most days you can find me // Reading, writing or practicing yoga.

Some people would be surprised to learn that // I have a pen pal who lives in France. We have been writing to each other since 1999. We’re best friends and started our friendship via snail mail, then transitioned to email and now we’re in constant communication via WhatsApp. 

Cocktail of Choice // Cocktail: Slippery Nipple | Wine: Chateau Bois Rendon | Beer: Stella Artois

Inspired by // Those who are adventurous, take leaps of faith and just go for it.

Yoga or Strength Training // Both! I love Yoga for its amazing benefits and Strength Training because I love lifting weights!

Simple Pleasures // Naps & Books!

Guilty Pleasures // Dark Chocolate & Tattoos!

Can’t Live Without // My entire family especially Her en Blanc!

Weekend Affairs // Early photo shoots, brunch, family time, girls night out.

Sunday’s are for // Football during Football season, after the season staying in bed reading a book.

Coffee or Tea // Both! I love my Mom’s coffee and must have green tea every day.

Cookies or Cake // Both! Chunky chocolate chip cookies & chocolate cake.

Lipstick or Mascara // Both! Nude lipstick and blackest black mascara.

Flats or Heels // Both! Flats during the day and heels for a night out.

Handbag or Clutch // Both! Love handbags but switch to a clutch for a night out.

Staycation or Vacation // Both! I love to explore new places where I reside & I can’t say no a spontaneous trip.

Beach or Mountains // Both! I love hiking the foothills of the mountain, but I also love walking on the beach.

To My Readers // Thank you so much for returning to read the most recent blog entry about She. My goal as a writer has always been to make this space an inspiring and inviting place! Still here? Let’s connect!

©Photography by Eve Bethoney