AUSTIN WARDROBE STYLIST CRISTINA FACUNDO DISCUSSES HER STYLE 

 Cristina Facundo, Stylist - Huma Blanco

How does living in Austin influence your style?

I was born and raised in Austin and love how the city and the style have evolved over the years. Despite being a big city, it still has a small town feel. I like to think my style is a reflection of that - simple and effortless, never too fussy.

Who are some of your favorite designers?

I have been a follower of Rosie Assoulin since her early days. I'm drawn to the bright colors and bold designs and love that each piece appears to tell a story. When you meet Rosie, you immediately understand her designs a little better.

 

Cristina Facundo Styling - Huma Blanco

 

What are your routines for getting ready + putting an outfit together?

I like to think, where could this night end up? I've been caught off guard many times with all night dance parties or up-until-the-sunrise fireside chats and am always in the wrong shoes! I never leave home without my three gold Shaesby rings and a sprtiz of Santal 33.

Cristina Facundo Styling - Huma Blanco

Flats or heels? 

Always flats. I'm a wardrobe stylist and if I'm not pulling or prepping a shoot, I'm on set and standing all day. My sneaker collection has grown extensively in the last six years I've been styling.


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Craftsmanship is at the heart of each pair of Huma Blanco shoes.

Huma Blanco is a footwear brand, designed and handmade in Lima, Peru. The line was born of an appreciation for the simple luxury of Peruvian hides and textiles, along with a goal to sustain long-term jobs for shoemakers in its designer's home country.

The raw beauty of these Peruvian materials - such as suede, alpaca and calf hair - inspires the designer, Adriana Crocco. Crocco works with them using natural dyes, or leaving them in their pure form. The line fuses classic silhouettes with interesting construction and unexpected textures.

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The Designer

Huma Blanco is created by Adriana Crocco, a third-generation shoemaker and designer based in Lima. Her Peruvian and Italian shoemaking heritages have led Adriana to an appreciation for quality of materials and construction.

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