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My favourite zero waste fashion brand

My favourite zero waste fashion brand

Alejandra RAW Project, my fav slow fashion brand! Promoting fair trade, they work with natural raw materials and they use the heritage of antique textiles having as result beautiful unique pieces that will blow your mind! Read this to discover more about them!! 

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Cushion up your sofa in a sustainable way!

Whether you are looking for cushions covers, gift ideas or just to give yourself a treat for being such an incredible person, this might be interesting for you 😉 I want to talk about our fair-trade designer Aniza, Mexican living in Paris, with amazing cushion design where Design meets Artisan...

cushion, living room,  fair trade, aniza, ixteca

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Why sustainable?

Why sustainable?

You might think this is the same blabla you see all the time on social media, but like they say: if many little people in many little places do many little things, we can change this for good!! 😊 

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The Carpet Maker

The Carpet Maker

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.  

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Huaraches, shoes with legacy

Huaraches, shoes 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 or cotton in Nahuatl (Aztec...

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