A passionate changemaker, Sascha Camilli is the founder and editor-in-chief of Vilda Magazine. Born in Moscow and raised in Stockholm, she has also lived in Los Angeles, London, Milan and Florence, before landing in her current hometown of Brighton, UK. She was chosen as one of Vegan Good Life Magazine’s Vegan Business Influencers of 2015 and nominated for Best Vegan Entrepreneur by Unicorn Goods Best of Vegan Awards 2017. She is also a Huffington Post blogger, THRIVE Career Mentor at Reading University and speaker at events such as VegFest and VegoVision Sweden. She loves to travel, do yoga on her sea-view balcony, and drink too much coffee.
Born and raised in Italy, Giulia dreamed and learned about sustainability and social innovation in San Francisco and started her managerial career developing HR solutions for international clients in London at age 23. Going back she would have liked to inherit the Italian good taste in Milan, learn to surf in California and spend more time in the pub in London! She now hopes that being part of a fashion editorial team will make her life look cooler. Find her tweeting about sustainable fashion and her ginger cat Pancake, and occasionally complaining about bad customer service here.
Djuna is co-founder and Creative Director of Djuna Shay, a high-end, sustainable and vegan brand made in the USA, creating stuff that’s cool, not cruel through custom textiles and luxe fabrics. Djuna is an animal-obsessed native New Yorker who drinks a lot of coffee.
Marina is a fashion stylist from São Paulo, Brazil. She’s a believer in cotton, a vegetarian and, of course, addicted to fashion. Her love is shared between her dogs, books and rock n’ roll.
Stephanie works in the surf fashion industry and is based in Newport, Rhode Island. Originally a Bostonian, she’s always plotting a warm-weather escape. A vegan currently trying to curb her coffee consumption, Stephanie believes that the elephant is her spirit animal and often prefers the company of cats and dogs to humans. Read her blog at My Kind Closet.
Jessica is a holistic beauty therapist living in a pretty seaside village in Cornwall, UK. She is a vegan and is passionate about animal rights, natural health and cruelty-free beauty. Jessica loves reading, baking and long walks across the countryside with her little dog Jack. Find her blog at Cruelty-Free Cottage.
Sara is a vegan lifestyle blogger from Sweden with roots in Italy, Finland and family in Germany. She loves animals, plant-based food and fashion. Her mission is to inspire people to try vegan living by sharing recipes, cruelty free fashion, beauty tips and cute animal pictures, mostly of her cat Dino. Her motto is “Peace, love and cruelty-free living” and you can find her on her blog Saretta.se.
Elisa was born in Hamburg, lived in Berlin and Luxemburg and then returned to her beloved hometown, where she studied fashion journalism and now works as an editor. She is passionate about cooking (and eating) healthy vegan foods, the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, boys with tattoos, punk music and animals, especially (her own two) cats.
Mary is a vegan beauty enthusiast living in Corpus Christi, Texas with her husband and standoffish but lovable cat. Mary enjoys cooking veggie-filled dishes and practicing yoga and ballet. She is the Beauty Editor at Peaceful Dumpling and a writer at Barbara Michelle Jacobs and Debb Report.
David Camilli – photographer and illustrator
David is a guitarist, guitar tutor, photographer and illustrator from Milan. He currently lives in Brighton, UK. He enjoys pizza, running, and Stephen King novels. You can listen to his music here.