Loading cart contents...
View Cart Checkout
Cart subtotal:

Blog

In Her Shoes: Hannah Sklar

Culture, feminism, Guatemala, In Her Shoes

Meet Hannah Sklar: yoga teacher, marathon runner, social service worker… this spirit sister is a powerhouse and is directing the majority of her energy towards helping women in Guatemla. Originally from New York, Hannah has put some strong…

In Her Shoes: Debora Fadul

Fashion

Guatemala is known as the land of eternal Spring which, when it comes to food, is a really good thing. Besides a year-round growing season, Guatemla has rich soils and varied micro-climates throughout the country allowing just about anything to be…

In Her Shoes: Lucia Xiloj Quino

Culture, In Her Shoes

Our In Her Shoes series gives us the great opportunity to highlight women who inspire us, like the many talented Mayan weavers we work with to produce our handmade goods. While the translations from their native Mayan language make it…

DIY: Leather Shoe Care

DIY, Fashion

Just another reason to love coconut oil – it functions as a leather shoe conditioner! We’ve had a lot of customers inquiring about leather boot care, so we compiled this guide for you, with the primary tool being…

In Her Shoes: Caitlin Garcia-Ahern

Fashion, In Her Shoes, Travel

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Caitlin Garcia-Ahern is a Southern girl with a wanderlust soul.  Her love for travel has taken her all around the world and even inspired her to start her own tour company. Thread Caravan combines Caitlin’s passion for travel, design, fair…

Celebrating Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

Culture, Travel

It’s that time of year again! When Easter rolls around in Guatemala, time slows, work is put aside, and everyone’s focus is on Semana Santa. Some flee the impending bustle of Antigua, using the time off work or…

In Her Shoes: Maya Colop-Morales

Fashion

Guatemalan-born and internationally trained, Maya Colop-Morales has combined her knowledge of authentic Mayan backstrap weaving with her business skills to create the accessories line Ketzali. With their classic designs, Ketzali pieces cater to consumers with a variety of styles. We…

In Her Shoes: Molly Berry

Fashion

San Francisco native Molly Berry comes from a long line of textile enthusiasts.  It’s no wonder then that this creative entrepreneur felt inspired to create her own line of handwoven products upon moving to Guatemala.  Her brand Luna*Zorro…

In Her Shoes: Rebeca Lane

Fashion, Feature

Guatemalan rapper Rebeca Lane is putting her own brand of hip-hop out into the world and we can’t get enough of it! Proud feminist and poetic by nature, Rebeca Lane is able to create music about her frustrations with patriarchy while making you…

International Women’s Day Quiz

Culture, Feature

Today is International Women’s Day and it kind of feels like Christmas for us here at Uxibal!  We love being able to take a day to celebrate women throughout history and also bring attention to some of the issues…