Paola Kustra is a fashion influencer and entrepreneur committed to driving positive social outcomes for women in work and life. Her business startups and charitable efforts support sustainability, women’s empowerment, and disruptive business models.

She is the founder of bagromance.com, a designer handbag rental and sales service, as well as fashion and lifestyle blog stylebattalion.com.

She has been featured on ABC13, Amazing 102.5 with Joy Sewing on ‘A Joyful Life,’ KPRC2 Chanel 1 Houston Life, Houstonia Magazine, and the Houston Chronicle as one of Houston’s most stylish.

She was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she earned her CPA degree, and came to the States over a decade ago as an IT consultant with one of the Big 4 consulting firms. She is based in Houston but has also called Miami, New York, and Seattle home.

You Better Work

Sports Stars and Philanthropic Gentlemen Charm the Crowd at Una Notte in Italia

Festari for Men's annual celebrity fashion show and gala was a sold-out hit.

11/25/2019 By Paola Kustra

Heiress with the Mostess

Aerin Lauder on Houston, Palm Beach, and Her Famous Grandmother, Estée

The legacy—and founder of her own beauty empire—stopped by Longoria Collection this month to promote her new book.

11/18/2019 By Paola Kustra

Reboot

What's It Like in Tamara Mellon's Shoes?

We caught up with the luxury designer who brought her mobile shoe closet to Houston last weekend.

11/04/2019 By Paola Kustra

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6 Shoe Trends We're Loving Most This Fall

Long live the cowboy boot.

10/22/2019 By Paola Kustra

Runway Report

Runway Houston Season 11 Spotlights Local Designers and Influencer-Approved Looks

The highly anticipated fashion show landed downtown last week.

10/17/2019 By Paola Kustra

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Kristen Fenrick

Meet the designer behind local conscious jewelry line Klearly Kristen.

10/16/2019 By Paola Kustra

Purse-onally

Keep Calm and Carry On: The Handbags We Love This Season

From micro minis to belt bags, these are our top picks straight out of Fashion Week.

09/30/2019 By Paola Kustra

So Haute Right Now

4 Fashion Week Trends We're Embracing This Fall

What we've fallen for this season, from bucket hats to statement belts.

09/16/2019 By Paola Kustra