Native New Yorker Niria Portella attended Fashion Institute of Technology where she majored in Merchandising Management. She then started her career in fashion editorial as an assistant at TWIST magazine where she worked with pop culture's hottest musicians such as Britney Spears and N'Sync.
She then went on to head the fashion departments at In Touch and Shape En Espanol, styling celebrities and still life fashions. Most recently she was the Fashion Director at OK! Weekly, producing content for the fashion pages, securing interviews with A-list stars and styling dozens of celebrities and reality stars including Estelle, Miranda Lambert, Kellie Pickler, Malin Akerman, Brandy, Whitney Port, Bethenny Frankel, and Brooke Burke.
With over 13 years of experience in the industry, Niria has developed a reputation of being cordial and charming to work with. She has strong expertise in all aspects of fashion journalism, including intelligent on-trend style features as well as developing conceptual and narrative themes for fashion and lifestyle shoots.