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YOYA's 20 Questions: Cristina Villegas

April 20, 2018

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. 

 ABOUT ME

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  

 

ESSENTIALS

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

 

KIDS

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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