Netflix’s latest reality series Made In Mexico is more than meets the eye. The series follows a collection of people the official Netflix description of the show calls "Mexico City socialites" who like "opulent lives," but shows how the American culture seen in U.S. reality television stretches beyond the border to Mexico City. Chantal Trujillo, who is part of Made In Mexico ‘s main cast , was born in California, lives in Mexico, and seems to be making an attempt to live out what viewers may recognize as the 21st Century version of the American Dream — which is to say, she’s a social media influencer.
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Made In Mexico isn’t Chantal Trujillo’s first foray into reality television. Trujillo was involved with the E! Network show House of DVF with fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg. Like House of DVF before it, Made In Mexico seems to be a step on the road toward Trujillo’s dream of being an influential fashion figure, if her personal blog is any indication. ChantalTru.com features Chantal’s takes on fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and travel, promising to "exhibit a ‘lifestyle of luxury’ that is accessible to her readers – inspiring her readers to become clients of the products she recommends in a very organic way throughout all of her platforms." Her Instagram feed shows her living that "lifestyle of luxury" to the fullest, sporting Tommy Hillfinger brand watches or enjoying a refreshing Stella Artois with Matt Damon , broadcasting to her 105,000 followers — and that number […]