Camila Straschnoy is a brand strategist, trends researcher, keynote speaker, editor, creative storyteller, and educator in Miami Beach, FL. Her purpose is to help companies break through the noise by developing disruptive strategies to connect them with their brand’s tribe and applying a trend-driven approach to innovation.
She holds a BA in fashion and textile design and an MFA in Visual Arts, and international diplomas in fashion marketing and trend forecasting. Camila was trained at one of the world’s leading consumer trends agencies, TrendWatching, while serving as an innovation spotter. Studying and working in London, New York, Barcelona, Miami, and Buenos Aires has equipped Camila with a broad range of skills, a global viewpoint, and an expansive collaborator network.
As an independent consultant in the fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and media industries, Camila has helped over 20 companies, including Bottega Veneta, L’Oréal, InStyle, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, L’OFFICIEL, ¡HOLA!, Univision, and the Latin American Fashion Summit, as well as developing sustainable brands and startups.
Camila is part of the Istituto Marangoni Miami faculty and is frequently invited to conduct workshops on Brand Strategy and Trends Research by various higher learning institutions, organizations, and businesses worldwide.
In 2021 she launched MATE HOUSE, a consulting agency that develops relevant ideas for a multi-everything world and helps companies become who they want to be in an ever-evolving landscape. Using an innovative way to approach brands, cultures, and teams, she taps into their essence and understands what makes them unique. Her method allows her to develop culturally sound, integral, and organic actions to elevate brands and enable them to flow, connect, sell, and stay relevant.
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