La La Anthony is representing for all the Boricuas with her latest partnership that’s just in time for the summer.
Last summer, Anthony helped with the launch of the Baileys Colada. Now, she’s back with the spirits company to unveil three signature Bailey Colada cocktails, according to the outlet. As a proud Afro-Puerto Rican, the collaboration symbolizes a celebration of her heritage.
“I love that I was able to infuse some of my Puerto Rican roots into these cocktails,” she shared with the outlet. “A lot of people don’t know, but pina colada originated in Puerto Rico. So it was really cool to bring some of my family and who I am into these new twists on Baileys colada cocktail. So it was something I was excited about, and Baileys has been a fantastic partner. They understand who I am and want to infuse my culture and roots into what we’re doing. So it’s been great.”
Opening Doors For Women Of Color
Anthony has been the definition of booked and busy as of late including starring in Starz’s “BMF,” filming several Netflix films, and even expanding her investment portfolio.
As previously reported by AfroTech, the businesswoman participated in luxury cannabis brand LEUNE’s $5 million raise. It was an intentional move as the founder, Nidhi Lucky Handa, is a woman of color whose brand addresses social justice.
Juggling many hats isn’t only to build on Anthony’s already seasoned career, but it’s also to pave the way for those who look like her to have space to act on their ambition.
“I’m proud of my Afro-Latina heritage in every way. I’m always looking to open doors for us to continue expanding in this industry,” she shared with the outlet. “That’s really important to me. It’s great now to be producing and be able to hire my own teams behind projects and bring in some great talent that looks like us and understands our stories, So I’m honored to be able to do that.”