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BORN: May 3, 1965
BIRTHPLACE: Barranquilla, Colombia
HEIGHT: 5'4"
Significant Other: David Conrod
ON WHOSAY SINCE: Mar 12, 2011
HOMETOWN: Wellesley, Massachusetts
CURRENT LOCATION: New York City, New York
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Originally born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Nina Garcia is currently the Fashion Director at Marie Claire magazine. To many, she may be best know as the unerring, formidable fashion judge on the Peabody Award winning hit show, Project Runway, which has just wrapped up taping its ninth season, and is aired in over 13 different countries around the world.

A New York Times bestselling author of four books on style: The Little Black Book of Style, The One Hundred, The Style Strategy and Nina Garcia’s Look Book.Responsible for covering the designer fashion markets of New York, Milan and Paris, Nina is an elite authority of the industry, and has cultivated an adoring fan-base of fashion “insiders” as well as those in the general market who flock to her appearances around the country.

Recipient of the 2010 Oracle Award organized by the NGO Fashion Group International (FGI). Prior to her work with Marie Claire, she worked as Fashion Director at Elle, and prior to that held positions at both Mirabella and Perry Ellis. A graduate of Boston University, as well as the famed Fashion Institute of Technology, Nina has always credited her drive and success to her stylish parents, for first showing her the potential of quality design and impeccable fashion.


La Directora de Moda de la Revista Marie Claire (USA), Nina Garcia, nació en Barranquilla, Colombia. Para muchos, Nina Garcia es conocida por ser la juez del programa de televisión Project Runway (recipiente del Peabody Award) que muy pronto llegará a la novena edición en los Estados Unidos (y programa que se emite en más de 13 países alrededor del mundo).

Nina Garcia también ha publicado cuatro libros: The Little Black Book of Style, The One Hundred, The Style Strategy and Nina Garcia’s Look Book los cuales han figurado en el listado de los libros más vendidos del New York Times.

En Marie Claire, Nina Garcia se encarga de cubrir las pasarelas de París, Nueva York y Milán. Recipiente del prestigioso Oracle Award (organizado por NGO Fashion Group), Nina Garcia está considerada como una de las autoridades de la moda de los Estados Unidos.

Graduada por la Universidad de Boston y por la prestigiosa Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Nina siempre ha reconocido que su éxito profesional se debe a sus padres, quienes le enseñaron que el buen diseño y el vestir impecable no entiende de fronteras.

The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own

Author, 2008

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The Little Black Book of Style

Author, 2007

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