Photos by Juan Moore
There is sensuous edge in everything Carlo Carrizosa makes. Urban elegance is his trademark, edgy sassiness one of his common traits. Latin American Vogue Creative Director, Kelly Talamas has chosen his clothes on several occasions for conspicuous events; style starlet Gloria Saldarriaga has been seen and photographed wearing his designs and notoriously stylish women go to him when they are seeking polished sensuality.
We picked his chic brain in this Q&A.
- What is style?
Something very personal and a deep way of expression.
- How would you describe the Carlo Carrizosa woman?
She’s effortless. A friend once described her as a Latin American royal.
- One necessary piece of clothing.
- A place to lunch.
- A spot for drinks.
- What is fabulous?
- What inspires you?
My friends, chic women who have that unexpected and palpable je ne sais quoi, heritage, tasteful females, mature women with a polished timeless sense of grace.
- A film.
The Other Bolyn Girl
- A flavor.
- A smell.
- A moment in time.
The 1950s. The glamour, the chicness, the fully charged femininity.
- What would we currently find on your moodboard?
A lot of décor and interior design, a lot of Jonathan Adler.
- How would you describe Latin American design?
It has distinctive flare; a sense of uniqueness, a tropical touch; no other market is as sassy and summery.
- What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Being closely connected to my clients.
- A dream.
To keep doing what I do #livingthedream.
- What’s your motto?
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