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5 Ways To Celebrate International Women’s Day

Culture, Feature

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global holiday recognizing issues that affect women today and celebrates the achievements of women around the world. The origin of IWD goes all the way back to 1908 when female laborers started campaigning for change in response to the oppression…

In Her Shoes: Toska Broadway

Fashion, Feature

From the moment I met Toska, I immediately knew we were going to be quick friends.  She is just one of those people that you can’t help but love to be around.  Besides the fact that she is an incredibly charismatic…

The Year of the Monkey and A New Moon in Aquarius

Feature

Monthly Mantra: Embrace your unique gifts!! This month’s new moon happens to be the same day as the Chinese New Year (Feb. 8),  bringing with it the energy of the fire monkey!  A force to embrace the creative,…

Boot with A Purpose: the SHEVA boot

Fashion, Feature

If you are familiar with Uxibal at all, then you already know that we have bigger plans than just making shoes. From the beginning, our goal has been to create economic opportunities and to empower women in Guatemala.  We are currently…

Dia de los Muertos: Sumpango Kite Festival

Culture, Feature, Travel

We happily spent this Dia de los Muertos at a kite festival in Guatemala. A mere 30 minutes drive from the bustling colonial streets of Antigua, up the windy mountain roads, and you arrive in Sumpango – a…

Our First Weaving Workshop!

DIY, Feature

Hey folks. For those that weren’t able to attend our weaving workshop with Thread Caravan last week: it was amazing and we will definitely be hosting similar events in the future!  To recap, we had 10 lovely ladies from…

UXIBAL x Thread Caravan present: Weaving Workshop in Antigua!

DIY, Feature

Ever wonder what Uxibal does with all of our scrap textiles and leathers? We save them of course! To be put to use for whatever creative projects that might pop up.  In collaboration with new art-tourism company, Thread…

IN HER SHOES: GABI GARCIA- GALLONT

Fashion

Meet Gabi, she is the go-to gal in Guatemala for putting on amazing Fashion Shows.  For over 5 years, she has been working behind-the-scenes  as the Runway Coordinator for some of fashion’s top names including, MNG, Forever 21, Saul E. Mendez and,…

In Her Shoes: Stephanie Moreno

Fashion

Fashionistas, hoy queremos contarte de nuestra entrevista con Stephanie Moreno, la Fashion blogger detrás del blog Stephanie’s Closet.  Actualmente, Stephanie es estudiante de diseño de modas y es una inspiración para todas las chicas que quieren empezar una trayectoria…

In Her Shoes: Ariana Pizzatti

Fashion

Meet Ariana.  She is the marketing manager at Ecofiltro. Ecofiltro is a Guatemalan-based social enterprise with the mission is to make clean water available to 1 million rural families by 2020.  Clean drinking water is hard to come by in many…