YOYA's 20 Questions: Cristina Villegas

YOYA's 20 Questions: Cristina Villegas

Every mom holds her own magic - that arsenal of must have products and best kept secrets which allow her to get through the day and on occasion make motherhood look like a breeze. Each week, we'll use YOYA's 20 Questions to unlock the vault and provide a sneak peek into the essentials of our favorite moms. 

First up: Cristina Villegas. Originally from Colombia, Cristina is the founder of YOYA, the concept store for children located in the heart of New York City's West Village. The store is a clear extension of Cristina's eclectic taste, which translates into a curated selection of beautiful products along with impeccable merchandising. She is also the mom of two daughters, and shares her essentials for life and motherhood with us below. 


Neighborhood: South Street Seaport

Work Industry: Kids fashion - Retail

My Crew (Kids/Ages): Mila 17 / Uma 12

Morning Routine: Hot water with lemon and a double espresso  



Go-to Outfit: Comfort is key - comfy pair of jeans (most likely vintage Levi’s) and a great top

Best Workout: Power yoga at Lyons Den and SLT

Must Have Beauty Product: Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical serum

Guilty Pleasure: Dirty Martini extra olives

Currently Reading: My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante

Favorite Instagram Account(s) to Follow: @remodelista, @wat.ki, @mamawatters, @sukiicat, @thesill

Home Decor Style: Simple and clean with fun pieces

Favorite Destination: Beach - always the beach

Travel Essential: A great bikini - Rochelle Sara is a favorite

Hidden Gem: Caracas Arepas in the Lower East Side



Describe Your Kids' Style: Urban

Favorite Kids Brand: Finger in the Nose and Nellystella

Go-to Gift: New baby - a beautiful silver rattle 

Mom Hack / Gadget / (or) App: Snapseed, VSCO and LightroomCC

Essential Snack on the Go: Seaweed snacks and kale chips

Favorite Rainy Day Activity: Movies


For more of Cristina's favorites, follow along at @yoyanyc

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