Oh Valerie

She survived communism, lost her mother, husband and son, is 77 and a fashion icon. Luiz Sanchez meets Valerie Von Sobel. Image: Oscar Munar. The first thing I notice when I meet Valerie Von Sobel is her unbridled level of energy and mental alertness, which she attributes to being constantly curious. “Being engaged keeps you energized,” she says as we drink cold pressed juice. “Having a healthy level of self-respect made me become vegetarian 50 years ago, when I started exercising in earnest.” She may be a former actress and model, socialite and social philanthropist, yet Valerie is still referred … Continue reading Oh Valerie