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Maria Valdivieso
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Maria Valdivieso
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Born and raised in Venezuela, moved around and lived in 3 countries before high school. Canada has been the permanent home for 6 years ago, and still hates the winter. Cat lover, pastry aficionado, and stationary hoarder. Obsessed with technology and fashion, runs in marathons when the weather permits for it. Travels a lot and knows three languages. Trend hunter at heart.

What is unique that's not in your bio?
I collect maps, and I am obsessed with mid-century interior design
What's your favorite accomplishment?
Top of my graduating class at U of T after having had struggled with immigrating to Canada on my own at 17
How do you define cool?
You can't define, if you could it wouldn't be cool
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Read a lot, and keep your eyes open. Trends are everywhere waiting to be discovered.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
It gives me a lot of material for dinner party conversations. Keeps me young.
How do you reset to be creative?
sleep, eat and exercise.
What inspires or excites you?
having fun, colors and patterns, cultural diversity.