We were looking for creative artisans and designers that shared our values to invite them to be part of Ixteca. We wanted to promote fair-trade to the maximum. We found Mr Oscar and his carpets, rugs and tapestries, all handmade in Mexico, 100% wool.
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 or cotton in Nahuatl (Aztec...
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!