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WOMEN WE ADMIRE -YVETTE MARQUEZ

Women We Admire

WOMEN WE ADMIRE -YVETTE MARQUEZ

This month we celebrate International Women’s Month, and we highlight the resilience, strength, wisdom, and beauty of women all over the world. 

To continue the celebration throughout the year, we are introducing a monthly Women We Admire series that will feature a special woman in our community.  Someone we admire, someone that uplifts other women and whose positivity and encouragement has kept us going. It’s a reminder to never forget who might be inspired by your journey, your successes, your perseverance or just by simply being you. 

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WHAT IS A GUAYABERA? THE HISTORY BEHIND THIS TRADITIONAL MENS SHIRT

Guayabera Men's

WHAT IS A GUAYABERA? THE HISTORY BEHIND THIS TRADITIONAL MENS SHIRT

In Latin America and the Caribbean it's common to see men wearing guayaberas. The guayabera is a traditional men's clothing item known for its four pockets and two rows of tucks. In Latin American and Caribbean culture, it has become one of the most iconic pieces of clothing because of its widespread use and distinctive design. Despite its far-reaching popularity, the circumstances of the guayabera's origin and stylistic development are not exactly known. Pieces of the history of this shirt can be found in various legends, archives, advertisements, historical photographs, articles and other sources of information from different centuries. Stay along to learn more about this incredible men's fashion piece!

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The Legend of Callejón del Beso: Guanajuato's Enchanting Tale of Love and Destiny

The Legend of Callejón del Beso: Guanajuato's Enchanting Tale of Love and Destiny

Embark on a captivating journey through Guanajuato's picturesque streets, where time seems to freeze in its Historic Center, and the colorful facades transport you to the charm of European towns. Yet, hidden within this enchanting city is a tale of forbidden love, sacrifice, and destiny—the timeless legend of Callejón del Beso.

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TRAVEL GUIDE TO OAXACA, MEXICO

TRAVEL GUIDE TO OAXACA, MEXICO

Traditions in every street, beaches to contemplate the Pacific and hidden places between the mountains are only a small part of what Oaxaca offers to the world. A site of culture, gastronomy, markets, ruins and a dazzling landscape where you can experience, in an amazing way, the purest essence of Mexico. The cultural diversity of the ethnic groups that beat to the rhythm of the Guelaguetza in Oaxaca, whose concept transcends the great festival that is celebrated in July.  In the beautiful Oaxacan capital, you will live experiences that are unique in this world. Continue reading to fall in love with this magical destination!

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ARTISAN PARTNERS ACROSS MEXICO

ARTISAN PARTNERS ACROSS MEXICO

Our brand is founded on strong personal and long-lasting relationships with artisans in Mexico, fair and ethical business practices and creating a transparent supply chain. Through fair trade and ethical business practices, we hope to create an economic opportunity for many Mexican artisans and their families all while allowing them to preserve the traditions of hand embroidery that have been passed down through many generations.  Our direct partnerships with artisans eliminate the middleman and allow more resources to be made available to communities in need that may not benefit from many economic and educational resources. On today's blog get to to know all our artisan partners across Mexico!

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