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There are bloggers, and then there are people like Karla Deras of Karla's Closet, who not only parade around in insanely gorgeous getups, but also have a real understanding of fashion. It's not just posing and looking pretty for this SoCal gal — her site also boasts well-researched mood boards each month, and collabs with some of the world's biggest brands. Her latest project (a sophomore jewelry collection with Roman Luxe), proves that Deras isn't just a dime a dozen, but a blogger worth betting your bottom dollar on.
Other than the fact that she's got thousands of fans waiting with bated breath for her next post, we included Deras in our 30 Under 30 feature because she's a knock-out with brains and talent to boot! That said, after studying the latest trends, Deras has just unveiled her holiday collection for the jewelry company, and we're smitten. The golden theme from her premiere line remains, but the addition of blue gemstones and tons of gorgeous embellishments make for the perfect convo starters. And who doesn't love talking about jewelry? No one we've ever met!
Photo: Courtesy of Karla Deras x Roman Luxe
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