Wilfred Marrero Jr, was born in La Habana, Cuba. WillieM started his fashion and theater career at age eleven. Since then, he has journeyed between two fields. He graduated from FIU with a major in Theater Direction and Costume Design. After a few years in the Theater, he decided to turn his attentions to fashion. He has spent the last 15 years as a Designer, Creative Director and Stylist. Nowadays Mr. Marrero holds the position of Stylist Professor at MIU, Miami. He also works as a Stylist and Fashion Creative Director, which has gained him a reputation in the fashion/theater community. His advant-garde way of thinking places him a step ahead of most Stylists in the area. As a Stylist he incorporates theater and fashion to create extraordinary results.
Marla Cartin is an Entrepreneur, Stylist, and Designer who lives by the philosophy that every woman’s body deserves to be adorned, cherished, respected and celebrated. Before starting her own company, she worked as a Fashion Copywriter, Restaurant Owner, and a Fashion Stylist for Glamour.com’s Ask A Stylist App.
After being featured in Vogue.com and Refinery29.com for personal styling, she decided to branch out. Marla created Blue Velvet Curtain, a personal fashion consulting and personal styling company which curates select samples and one-of-a-kind finds from both high-end fashion houses and unique global designers, offering them to her clients at a discount.
*A percentage of every sale from Blue Velvet Curtain is donated to charities that give back to and empower women to be the best version of themselves.