Maria Pinto: Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur

Michelle Obama’s favorite Chicago designer shares with us her secret to feeling fabulous every day.  

What do you love most about your job?

Creating beautiful things that empower women.

Do you have any tricks to make sure you look and feel great at work?

Fragrance, always a mood changer. M2057 dresses for travel, low maintenance go from day to night.

How do you stay fit/healthy?  

Spinning classes at GoCycle and Bar Method in Wicker Park.

What are your three “can’t live without” beauty products?

Anything from Nars.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Nothing, the most important thing I could share is to learn to embrace who you are.