Born in Reggio Calabria, Italy, Santa studied in Milan,lived and worked in New York, Paris and London. She now shares her time between New York and Los Angeles.

Her clients include Nike, Sony, Google, Rockstar Games, Ferrari, Def Jam, Motorola, BMW, L'Oreal.

She's been published in Vogue, GQ, Elle, I-D, Esquire, Harper's Bazaar, L'Officiel, Tatler, NYLon, Flaunt, Style (Corriere Della Sera), Style (South China Morning Post), Grazia, among many others magazines.