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New Sustainable Brand in Town

Discover a New Brand in town, working towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Andy & Rachel Studio are Handcrafted Contemporary Accessories born in Calgary. Both designers started researching how the life cycle of clothing impacts our lives until it ends in a landfill. The numbers were shocking and made them start doing trials in the studio, where they found endless uses for that waste. Somehow they understood the importance of including a source like old denim to make part of their products and reduce the amount thrown away each year. Most could see COVID-19 as a challenging time, but they decided to pivot using it to start a collecting campaign, work with the material, and see what works and what doesn't....

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A month to fall in love with Portugal

We hit Lisbon as the first point, to start a journey for the country where I was born, and left at a very young age. I took my kids and husband to reconcile with my roots, during our last summer.  As we were getting deeper, the city showed its historical heritage in all architecture and decoration styles. A very notable influence from Muslim culture left marks behind. Mosaics and tiles capture my attention, to incorporate the idea in new projects.    The whole trip took a month and we visited all these cities: Lisbon, Sintra, Fatima, Leiria, Coimbra, Aveiro, Porto, Braga,  Viana do Castelo, Guimaraes, Viseu, Guarda, Castelo Branco, Evora, Alentejo, Setubal, and Madeira. More to discover each day, when...

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Earrings to pop up your style

It’s incredible how something like earrings can switch our mood. You can pass from a boring day to an extraordinary one. That’s why we are so obsessed about creating pieces that express feelings through beauty. Wearing statement earrings defines your outfit, and allows you to play around with different colours, and style of clothing. If you’re a fashionista, and travel adventurer, take always a couple of nice, colourful pieces for your ears to match all the clothes in your luggage, either it is for business or pleasure. And just have fun.

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