You Should Know: Cristina Palomo Nelson

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Cristima Palomo Nelson

Co-founder and designer of FrÄ“da Salvador, a fashion girls must know line of footwear designed in Sausalito and handmade in Spain, Cristina Paloma Nelson leads a charmingly stylish life, as evidenced by her Instagram. No stranger to putting her best foot forward, from flats to boots, Nelson's designs check off all the boxes - contemporary, cool, unexpected takes on the classic shapes and styles we all love.


Co-Founder/Designer of Freda Salvador

Place of birth:

Miami, Florida


@CrisPalomoNelson, @FredaSalvador

Cristina Palomo Nelson

Cristina Palomo Nelson

What do you actually do all day?

Work! Emails, meetings, design.

Favorite song growing up?

Anything by Pearl Jam

My biggest secret is…

Can't tell you, it's a secret!

Why do you live in San Francisco?

It's the best city in the world and I can layer & wear boots all year!!

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?

Uber, or drive.

My motto is…

Never give up!

My alter ego is…

Frida Kahlo

The last drink I had was…


My secret crush is…

My husband :)

What was your first job?

Working at my grandfather's shoe factory!

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Eat lunch at Woodhouse Fish Co. Dinner at Umami Sushi and drink Anchor Steam at The Park in between.

Coming from? Going to?

Home, work, coffee shop... repeat!

What is your favorite work of art?

Las Dos Fridas, Frida Kahlo

Who should we know?

Megan Papay - Co Founder / Designer of Freda Salvador.