Season 1 / Star Talk #3

Interview with Belkis Vasquez

Area of Focus: Art - Fashion - Design


  • Belkola, tell me a little bit about yourself. (your personality, your origin, what you stand for).

Belkola: Hi everyone, my name is Belkis Vasquez, but I like being called Belkola. I'm from the Dominican Republic. I stand for what is true and beautiful.


  • What is Belkola?

Belkola: Belkola is a fashion design brand. Belkola is a Commercial Art. Also, with the Belkola's team, we experiment materials. 


  • How did you come up with the name?

Belkola: The name Belkola is the result of a game when I was in fashion school. It also comes from Belkis, my original name.


  • What did inspire you to follow your dream?

Belkola: I have many goals in my life, personal, social, economic and each of them are the engine that drives Belkola every day.


  • Have you ever felt giving up on Belkola?

Belkola: No one is allowed to give up on what keeps you alive; therefore, I have never felt in any type of way to abandon Belkola.


  • How do you set boundaries between your personal life and Belkola?

Belkola: I am very jealous of my personal life, and I do not mix work with personal life. I try to be disciplined, but at the same time I am Belkola and Belkola is the brand.


  • What is your advice for those interested in clothing especially the young people?

Belkola: It does not matter what you want to do in life. But what you decide to do, you must do it with passion and love. We are our number one fan.

  • How can people get in touch with you?

Belkola: They can reach out to me on my social account Instagram , facebook  or youtube .

Belkola Experiment "Skirt into top dress"

Collaboration of Belkola and Bvlgari

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