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IN HER SHOES: MANDY JOHA

Culture, Fashion, Feature, feminism, Guatemala, In Her Shoes

If the past 3-months are any indicator, 2017 is shaping up to be a good year for women in activism.  We’re not super thrilled that there are still so many struggles women face in Guatemala, the U.S., and around…

5 Ways to Join: A #DayWithoutAWoman

Fashion

If you haven’t noticed, we here at Uxibal are, well, we’re feminist AF!!! So today, International Women’s Day, has got us pretty excited.  To do our part, we are joining the #DayWithoutAWoman (#NosotrasParamos) movement sparked by the success…

IN HER SHOES: LUCÍA CANJURA

Feature, feminism, Guatemala, In Her Shoes

I first came across Lucía Canjura’s work over a year ago when her article for the online magazine Nomada, popped up into my Facebook feed:  Cinco razones por las que las feministas tenemos mejor sexo (5 reasons why feminists…

In Her Shoes: Ana Cofiño

Culture, feminism, Guatemala

In recent months Latin America has seen a huge wave of protests as a response to the high rates of gender violence and femicide that is an unfortuante part of reality for women in many Latin countries.  …

In Her Shoes: Leslie Estrada

Fashion, Feature, Guatemala, In Her Shoes

We first met Leslie Estrada during a recent photoshoot where we had the pleasure to get to know her and her creative visual mind.  Although we hired her as a model for the shoot, our scheduled photographer couldn’t make it at…

Introducing Ixchel Textures

Fashion, Guatemala, Outfit of the day, Streetstyle

This August will mark a year of being in our new Antigua tienda location. In addition to providing a great showroom space for our products, we’ve also chosen a select group of other brands with products handmade in…

In Her Shoes: Brielle DuFlon

Fashion

Growing up surrounded by textiles in Antigua, Guatemala provided the perfect inspiration for artist Brielle DuFlon. She’s since taken her love of color and texture to the U.S. where she works creating intricate embroidered art pieces. We caught…

In Her Shoes: Alejandra Zaid

Fashion

If your looking to be inspired on living life with purpose, Alejandra Zaid is someone you should know.  Lucky for us, today we are talking to her about her company Japa Mala – a line of one-of-a-kind, handmade necklaces traditionally…

24 Hours in Mexico City

Culture, Fashion, Mexico, Travel

Depending on who you’re talking to, Mexico City can get a bad rap. It’s too dangerous. There’s too much pollution… the list goes on. As with any large city, there’s going to be some bad sprinkled in with…

Guatemala Adventure with Thread Caravan

Culture, Fashion, Guatemala, Travel

Attention textile + travel lovers! Our friends at Thread Caravan have an upcoming weaving workshop in Guatemala and we think you might like what they’re planning. Thread Caravan hosts artisan adventures around the world in an effort to…