Updated: May 20, 2020
“El que quiere, puede”. These are the words I heard over and over again from my Mum whilst growing up in Argentina. Its meaning in English is “If you want it, you can achieve it”. I always had a lot of energy and curiosity growing up, but without these encouraging words from my family and the support they have given me, I wouldn’t be who I am today.
This attitude has helped me travel around the world, live in different countries, and have so many different experiences - even in a second language - which now looking back seem insane.
Six years ago, I was living in Buenos Aires, working as a designer for fashion companies, as well as for my own brand. During this time I found myself enjoying other areas more than design. I loved creating visual compositions, beautiful imagery and letting my creativity fly!
With that as an excuse and a craving for personal growth, I decided to take a lot of hard decisions and move to Barcelona. I put together the savings I had and with the support of my family I found the courage to move to Barcelona to follow my dream.
After finishing a masters in fashion styling, I got caught up in a job as a designer for Inditex (needed to pay rent somehow!). It was a great experience don’t get me wrong, but I always had a little voice in the back of my mind that said “I don’t want this, I want to work as a stylist!”.
This ended up lasting 4 years, which I do not regret as it gave me the opportunity to move to London (btw how’s my English guys?! Haha).
After a lot of thinking I took a really hard decision… AGAIN… to give styling a proper try.
So I quit my job, did a short course and started surfing this wave of fresh and exciting experiences.
It was a scary move! I had to start over from scratch, leaving my comfortable life and jumping into the unknown. But I think, after a bumpy start and some hard work, I am much happier than before. I have ups and downs of course, but I feel that it’s worth the effort.