Cara Santana shows us how she styles her new fashion collection
As an actress, producer, writer and activist, Cara Santana wears many hats. Now, she’s adding “fashion designer” to her resume, with her own direct-to-consumer fashion line.
Accessibly priced (everything’s under $100) and size inclusive (offerings are available in XS through XXL), the Cara Santana Collection launched earlier this summer and features sexy slip dresses and camisoles, statement-making sheer organza trenches, classic plaid separates and more.
In line with her label’s feminist messaging, the 35-year-old star chose to name each piece after microaggressive phrases women often hear; “can you calm down,” “so much prettier when you smile,” “toughen up” and so on.
Plus, 10 percent of the profits are going to Step Up, a nonprofit empowering young women in underserved communities to realize their full professional potential.
Above, watch as Santana takes us inside her glam room at home to style a few of her personal favorite pieces — all of which you can shop below.
Cara Santana Collection “She Loves the Attention” Plaid Trench ($100)
Cara Santana Collection “She Loves the Attention” Pleated Plaid Pants ($70)
Cara Santana Collection “She Loves the Attention” Plaid Bralette ($40)
Cara Santana Collection “Can You Lighten Up” Orange Satin Dress ($70)
Cara Santana Collection “Can You Lighten Up” Python Satin Dress ($70)
Cara Santana Collection “Just Power Through” Vanilla Satin Oversized Blazer ($88)
Cara Santana Collection “Keep It Classy” Python V-Neck Cami ($32)