Cites both her Colombian roots and her high-school years at a New England boarding school as influences on her style.
Worked in public relations at Perry Ellis and as an assistant stylist and market editor at Mirabella magazine early in her fashion career.
Was named fashion director at Elle magazine in 2000.
Was named fashion director at Marie Claire magazine in 2008; was promoted to the position of creative director at Marie Claire in 2012.
Is the author of several fashion and style guides, including 2010's Nina Garcia's Look Book: What to Wear for Every Occasion.
Lucas Alexander Conrod — Son
Alexander David Conrod — Son
David Conrod — Husband
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Attended l'Ecole Superieure des Arts et techniques de la Mode, Paris France; Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York, United States (BS in Marketing, 1992)
Birth Name: Ninotchka Garcia
Birth Place: Barranquilla, Colombia
Profession: Fashion editor, Author, Reality show judge