This blog a passion project started in 2016 by Marta Gravier. It is curated for badass women everywhere, young and old, tall and short, and of every color under the sun. Our team of writers seeks to provide resources for healthy living, empowerment, beauty, and travel. Feminine Boutique is a space made by and for female powerhouses!
Our team currently includes Gianna, Marta, Céline, Kayla, and Lauren.
Gianna Salazar is an actress, singer, dancer, writer, and is the editor of Feminine Boutique. Born in Los Angeles, CA, Gianna was raised in Rhode Island and considers herself an East Coaster more than anything else. She studies Acting for Film at the New York Film Academy and will graduate with her BFA in May 2019. On top of her artistic work, one of Gianna’s biggest passions is educating others about how to live more sustainably. In high school, she interned at the Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island and since then, has become extremely passionate about the well-being of the planet. On top of the work she does on the blog, Gianna also has a YouTube channel where she makes videos about her daily life, thrifting, and of course how to live a more sustainable life. In her spare time, she loves to learn languages, edit videos, hike, take a ballet class, and peruse her favorite thrift stores. Also, she’s a mermaid.
Founder/ Co-Editor : Marta
Marta Gravier is a writer and social activist. She is the brain behind the fabulous idea for Feminine Boutique and curated the original team. She collects stories from women around the world and shares them on Feminine Boutique. When she isn’t writing the day away, she can be found reading, crocheting, playing the ukulele and jumping at every opportunity to travel. Her portfolio can be found here: https://martagravier.contently.com/
Céline is a Congo-born, South-Africa raised artist and writer. She moved to Los Angeles in 2017 to pursue acting and discovered her love of all-round writing too. Her writing started as angsty poetry, moved to songwriting, and now includes blogging and screenwriting. She cares about social justice, her family and friends, and the environment. She enjoys drinking hot beverages, making music, staring emotionally at cat-pictures, and leaving parties early to go dance in her apartment until 4am. She prefers not to leave the house. But when she does, she writes about it on this here blog. She’s a comedian on satirical news show ‘The Mix and Serve” and is currently working on her own projects.
Lauren was raised in the Bay State (aka Massachusetts) and currently lives in the Ocean State (aka Rhode Island). A recent graduate with a BA in Communications from of the University of Rhode Island, Lauren enjoys exploring the tiny city of Providence when she isn’t working as a barista. Lauren previously interned as a marketing communications assistant at a nonprofit for women’s rights activists. She is also a founding member of a young professionals group to whose aim is to support Habitat for Humanity, an organization that provides community growth for equal housing opportunity. She enjoys staying active by doing yoga, going on hikes, going to the gym, and keeping her mind strong by discovering new information at bookstores.