Meet Juliana Salazar— artistic director, stylist, model strategist and tastemaker. Her resume is stacked with numerous tasks from styling for manufacturers like Comme Si and Aimé Leon Dore to collaborating with Nike to convey the Nike Fashion Lounge™️ NYC to life, working with Ganni to determine their U.S. presence, conceptualizing the “Play RA” purchasing expertise for jewellery model Roxanne Assoulin, and most lately partnering with Kimaï on a lab-grown tennis bracelet—it is no shock that manufacturers faucet Salazar for concepts.

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Photograph: Courtesy of Juliana Salazar

The temper boards she curates on Substack really feel like present-day Tumblr, and the artistic inspiration she shares on-line places followers onto her style in structure, music, design, and magnificence; take for instance, these crystal-studded Crocs she wore (pre-Simone Rocha Crocs). She has a selective eye, and her style in jewellery is not any totally different, particularly in terms of colourful, candy-like jewellery— a development she was identified for popularizing.

Within the midst of a transfer from Los Angeles to London, Salazar takes our name from her hometown of Miami, the place she helps with the branding for buddy’s retailer referred to as Grove Grocer, a enterprise near her coronary heart. “Proper now I am very centered on taking over tasks that I’m actually obsessed with and that I actually really feel related to indirectly.” she says about new tasks breaching into the life-style and hospitality industries, “My work and life are so intertwined, they’re by no means not going to be, so I believe it is simply necessary to have an excellent time whereas I am working.”

We chat a few humorous connection— my buddy (and style editor at GQ, Brandon Tan) now lives within the precise residence she as soon as lived in New York in 2021 whereas working as a contract stylist and Social Media Director at Hirshliefers (Lori Hirshliefer being not solely her earlier boss, but in addition a latest topic of this very Vogue’s Valuables sequence!). “Does it nonetheless have the checkered flooring?” she asks concerning the residence, “I put these in!”

After talking in size about jewellery, it is clear she’s passionate concerning the topic. We discuss jewellery as a vessel for strange garments to look non-slobbish, the flexibility of a extremely good brooch as a jacket pin or a pendant, the battle of gatekeeping, and the way colourful jewels can really perform as an every-day impartial. Right here, we delve deeper into Salazar’s jewellery type and private assortment as she offers Vogue a glimpse into her style.

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Photograph: Courtesy of Juliana Salazar

Vogue: How does jewellery play into your on a regular basis life?
It is humorous as a result of I believe I am fairly low upkeep in that I do not swap out my jewellery, I all the time put on the identical factor. I really feel like for most individuals my on a regular basis jewellery shouldn’t be low upkeep, I assume. I put on these little crystal earrings [Salazar points to a pair Completedworks earrings] even once I’m figuring out.


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