Founding Editor of Vilda Magazine Sascha is an international fashion journalist and charity PR professional with a passion for yoga and travel. Born in Moscow and raised in Stockholm, she has also lived in Los Angeles, Milan, Florence and London before landing in her current hometown of Brighton, UK.
Giulia is a Social Innovator driven by environmental sustainability and social consciousnesses in whatever hat she wears as a business manager, a citizen and a social entrepreneur. After stints in Milan San Francisco, she landed in London thinking of staying for 12 months. Still here 4 years later. You can find her dancing around live rock concerts or cuddling her ginger cat Pancake.
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.
Sica Schmitz is an activist, stylist, costume designer, and entrepreneur. The founder of the ethical boutique Bead & Reel, she is dedicated to helping women love themselves through what they wear and love the world through what they buy. She lives in Los Angeles and spends her (rare) free time seeking out vegan desserts, volunteering with the many causes she cares about, and trying to limit her cat adoptions.
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.
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