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Huaraches, a shoe with legacy

Huaraches, a shoe with legacy

Do you know where these trendy summer essentials come from? The history of the famous Mexican huaraches goes back many years before the first Spanish boats reached America. These sandals were essential for the indigenous people from different ethnics across Mexico for a long time. The name Huarache itself comes from the purepecha dialect “kwarachi”, dialect spoken in the nowcalled Michoacan state in central Mexico, but the shoe was popular in many other areas like Yucatan and Chiapas. Before the Spanish colony was set up in Mexico, the huarache was mainly braided straps of íchcatl orcotton in Nahuatl (Aztec language)...

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Who made your clothes? - We did!

Who made your clothes? - We did!

Now that the fashion season is over, we should reconsider the impact that the fashion industry has on our planet.
Ixteca is supporting today’s Fashion Revolution, a global movement calling for transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry.
...because fashion should feel good!

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Do you know Aniza? Find out what happens "When Design meets Artisan"

Do you know Aniza? Find out what happens "When Design meets Artisan"

This cold winter days inspired me to tell you a cosy story about a Mexican designer living in Europe. Wrap yourself in a fine handmade wool plaid from Aniza’s collection and enjoy this post 💖

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Das Ixteca Pop-Up Store!

Das Ixteca Pop-Up Store!

  On December 2nd, 2017 we went crazy and decided to open a pop-up store in the beautiful city of Wiesbaden, Germany.  We meet a lovely lady from who we rented a beautiful 2-floor shop for 1 month! We put together some recycled furniture and covered it with craft paper, beautiful lights, a nice Hôtel Costes playlist, videos of our artisans in action and, of course, our freshly shipped product selection from Mexico! As soon as we opened, many people got interested in what our pretty store had to offer. We had people coming in and out all day! Our...

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