Monica Cotto is a seasoned Fashion Stylist with 20+ years of experience in high-end editorial, advertising, catalogue and e-commerce fields.  her expertise is in conceptual story-planning, fashion content creation and on-set art direction.

The native New Yorker began her career as an assistant at Mirabella magazine. Three years later she was as a fashion editor at Glamour magazine. She then went on to head the fashion department of Elegant Bride magazine, where she conceptualized and styled the magazine’s highly acclaimed fashion, fine jewelry and cover shoots. Additionally, she became an expert in the fine jewelry field, and was a credited source for jewelry and bridal trends for various news outlets. 

Over the years as a freelance stylist, art director and contributing market editor, Monica has capitalized on her editor’s eye, creativity and extensive market relationships for some of the industry’s most respected publications – Vanity Fair, Glamour, Teen Vogue, InStyle, New York, Self, People, Coastal Living, Parade, Elegant Bride, Martha Stewart Weddings, Weddings by the Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons Weddings and international editions of Vogue, Bazaar and Flair.

Most recently, Monica was the Style Director of Splashlight Studio where she built, mentored and managed the styling teams responsible for the Target, Under Armour and Aldo e-commerce sites, while continuing to style special projects for Splashlight’s clients.

Monica is currently freelancing with Splashlight as well as styling campaigns and e-commerce for Diane von Furstenberg.

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