Michelle de Matheu –
Speaker. Believer. Miracle Worker. Gemini. Certified Yogi. Fashion designer. Artist. Sister. Coffee and chocolate lover.
With an “ mindful, conscious, effortless take on glamour…as a way of living” this gemini successfully completed her Bachelor’s in Business Administration in 2006.Three years later she graduated from Parsons The New School for Design in NYC. While still a Parson’s student she had the amazing opportunity to intern and work for luminous names in industry like: Versace, Marchesa and Rebecca Taylor. In 2012, she moved to Paris and began a Master program at Istituto Marangoni where she has acquired valuable skills and knowledge. Featured in Vogue Mexico, Vogue Uk, Forbes Mx, Styleismo, among others she has shared some of her work , travel and experience.
Following no rules, expressing love for freedom, passion, magnetism and a je ne sais quio. In 2014, she opened the Mercedes benz Fashion week San Jose. That same year dressed the first lady of Costa Rica at the Ceremony of possession.
Michelle is deeply passionate about traveling, arts, design, nature, yoga and music. Having ancestors like Manuel de Falla, named “The Best Classic Composer of 20th century in Spain”, and impressionist painter Pierre de Matheu has definitely shaped her taste and appreciation for arts, culture and color. She is a mix of European and Latin heritage.Born in Miami and raised in Costa Rica.
Michelle plays many roles and works with different with industries, collaborates with brands as a creative director, producer, designer, digital influencer or ambassador. In 2014, she became brand ambassador for GUERLAIN, launched MANDALA a brand of healthy, mindful and specialty products such as coffee and chocolate with several partners that also share sustainable agriculture. In 2015, she created the first latin American chocolate dress at the Salon Du Chocolat in Paris.
Her warm personality, professionalism and appreciation for beauty/passion that characterize her creates an environment of unity and growth around her. She has a strong ability to merge the business and creative world.
To fulfill her aim to engage and relate directly with her audience and share her knowledge and expertise, she has participated in numerous seminars, developed several philanthropy projects where she empowered women by sharing her life experience, knowledge, resources, and heart.
In 2016 was certified as a vinyasa yoga instructor and started sharing her practice with those people who want to feel good and share their authenticity and keep their glow on.