Mara Kolesas

Mara Kolesas, Ph.D., is a style with substance expert, based in Berkeley, CA, who provides intelligent styling for professionals. She grew up in Buenos Aires where she breathed style from an early age. She went on to a career in political science, studying for a doctorate in New York City, and later lived in Florence, Rome, Berlin and Beirut, where she pursued my two passions: she studied and promoted citizen empowerment, diversity and inclusion, and she explored small boutiques, helping friends find outfits that gave them joy and confidence. Along with her artistic eye and knowledge of fashion, she brings analytical and social expertise to a field with superficial associations. Twitter

How to Wear a Mask with Stylist, Mara Kolesas [Video]

Masks have become such an integral part of our daily lives. We should view this as an opportunity to beautify and add an interesting edge to our look. In my...

Multicultural Executive Style and Appearance

What you need to know about getting it right. (And how corporations can support it)   There is no controversy around the importance of getting executive appearance right to advance your...

A Latina Entrepreneur Driving Creative Style and Aesthetics for Businesspeople

Define as concretely and simply what you do, for whom, with what expertise, and with what results for clients.   Editor's note: This is part two of a two part series. Part...

The Making of a Successful Latina Empowerment Style Entrepreneur

A  Ph.D turned style entrepreneur's journey from honing expertise from Argentina to California.   Mara Kolesas, Ph.D. a successful fashion professional was born and raised in Argentina, She is a “style with substance” expert. Mara styles...

Is There Really an Essential Business Wardrobe for Every Woman?

Two truths you should know and 2 items you should consider.   If you subscribe to fashion listings or read fashion magazines or follow fashion on twitter, you may feel saturated...

RESOLUTION 2017: Simplify and Elevate Your Image

5 easy and long-lasting style and wardrobe tips to project the best you the whole year.   The changing of the year sometimes translates into renewed energies to do things, that...