Maria Von Losch is a creative visionary with over a decade of experience in image and branding, product development, communications and marketing. She’s owned several businesses in the past including a vintage clothing boutique, a national top selling product and a PR & Marketing firm. In addition to working with her clients, she also works with brands as a digital brand influencer and maintains her style blog Savvynista.com with savvy tips on style, fashion alternatives, beauty, DIY & design and contributes to other online media outlets.
Maria hosts several video series on Savvynista’s “Be Savvy” as well as writes, edits and oversees all original content, directs photo and video shoots, leads social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr) initiatives and collaborates in the graphic design process.
With a degree in graphic design, her sense of style and image seemlessly translates into all creative projects she’s involved with. Maria has consulted and launched numerous blogs and websites, collaborated with redesigns on established websites and has executed the vision and design for brand new sites. Over the years, she’s written and blogged about fashion, style, beauty, food, social media and branding.
Currently a member of Two Point Oh! LA, International Fashion Bloggers, SMARTY Entrepreneur Network, Lucky Magazine Online Contributor, DailyBuzz Style Contributor and current Board of Directors for Friendly House LA. Maria was a judge for 2010 Women in Gaming held in the UK and founding member of the LA Fashion Collective. She’s also a big advocate for animal rescues/charities and volunteers her time to other various charities.
FLASHBACK 90′s – 2000′s
Maria’s skills and talents led her to the corporate world while working on both the agency side (Murphy O’Brien, DeLyon-Hunt & Associates, Universal Communications) and client side (Santa Monica Visitors & Convention Bureau, Marina del Rey, Tony P’s Dockside Grill, Ma’kai, and many others) gaining a global view of public relations, branding and marketing. In 2004, she started freelancing for well known brands spanning tourism, hospitality and restaurants along with a diverse industry grouping from beauty, wellness, fashion, eco-friendly, art, and entertainment.
Aside from Maria’s Style & Image services [click here for details] – Maria coaches individuals on how to set-up and use their social media.
Maria is truly a Savvynista! I count on her to advise me on how to use my social media to it’s fullest potential as well as how to navigate all of my electronic devices. She has helped me to streamline the blog for my thriving styling business as well as my Instagram and Facebook accounts. Her explanations are simple, direct and understandable. She is patient and relatable. Her knowledge is vast and truly savvy. I trust her guidance and know I can depend on her. Maria is a gem.” – Gina Novish, Sugar Bear Styling