21 septiembre, 2018

In Her Shoes: Flor Franco

by Jennifer Bustamante Executive Chef Flor Franco was hard at work as a single mom at an event in the prestigious retail store Neiman Marcus when her nine year old son walked by a beautiful pair of Christian Louboutin stiletto shoes and asked her mom to buy them for herself. Her reply was “no, we can’t afford that”, but her […]
6 diciembre, 2018


Beautiful, Strong, Bold, Feminine, Unexpected, Unique, and Surprising- that is how Yolanda Selene Walther-Meade describes her favorite pair of heels, and looking at them I can tell you not many people have what it takes to wear them. In Yolanda Selene’s words, “If you have these shoes you have to own them, and own where you are going- but most […]
14 mayo, 2019

The Shoe Whisperer: Yvonne Martinez

We Will Heel You! We Will Save Your Sole! We Will Even Dye For You!!!  These are the famous words of “Chito” Martinez, the Master Cobbler of Chula Vista and father of this edition’s featured lady Yvonne Martinez who followed in her dad’s footsteps, (pun intended), as a Master Cobbler herself. To say that she has a favorite pair of […]
6 agosto, 2019

In Her Shoes

This pair of shoes are a perfect reflection of this young and beautiful Latina There is much to be said about a classic pair of black heels. Erica’s favorite pair is as elegant and classy as they are comfortable and adaptable. Like many of our favorite shoes, this pair of heels came to her life unexpectedly. She was in Las […]
25 septiembre, 2019


At Celebrando Latinas 2019 we had a very special guest, Ady Leon. Born in Cuba, Ady is an up and coming urban pop singer and songwriter who has topped the charts in Miami and is now bringing her unique music to California. Her music has a refreshing beat that you can’t help but dance to, and the lyrics to her […]
11 febrero, 2020

In Her Shoes: Olivia Maldonado

The magic of our region was born many, many years ago. In the 50’s you did not even need to show documents when crossing the border, even as late as the 80’s you could have forgotten your passport at home and the officer at the border would have no problem letting you cross. Times sure have changed, and while some […]