LA People: Danica Perez

Malibu resident Danica Perez has worn many hats: mother, model, actress, photographer, and TV producer. Her photography has been featured in Town and Country, InStyle, Santa Barbara Magazine, and L.A. Confidential. Her most notable project to date was 2005’s “The Glow: A Journey to Motherhood,” a book she wrote, produced, and photographed to celebrate the miracle of birth. After years of being footloose and fancy-free she is now headed to Fiji for her next big photography project.

Tell us about your personal style.

California chic! I prefer jeans and a crisp white shirt with a blazer during mid-season. I also love a sexy, long black dress or a clean silk satin dress—that’ll always do. I don’t really let trends dictate my sense of style.

Who is your favorite designer, and why?

Alaïa, Dior, Chanel, Valentino, Alexander McQueen …I love them all. They understand how to make a woman feel gorgeous.

Who is your style icon?

Currently it’s Robin Wright from “House Of Cards.”

Name three woman who exemplify style.

My daughter Olivia Perez (tastemaker, influencer, and “Friend of a Friend editor-in-chief), Michelle Obama, and Brigitte Bardot.

What are your must-have pieces for fall? A

sexy trench coat, lots of velvet, over-the-knee boots, a statement necklace, and of course—a new bag!

What fragrance are you wearing?

Fracas” by Robert Piguet. It’s mixed with a secret floral.

What is your favorite decade for fashion?

The 20s and 30s—they were so romantic and feminine.

Can you sum up your style in one word?


Finish this sentence: When I travel to Europe I always carry…͟

… my Kelly bag, a cashmere scarf, and wear my chunky heel boots!

Photo Credit: C-Home

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