Author Archives: PCAmanda

March 19, 2014 ¡Cheers to Pisco!

  Pisco Sour Probably the most famous Pisco drink of them all—and for good reason!—the Pisco Sour is similar to a margarita, with the frothy addition of egg whites.  My recipe is pretty standard, with a simple swap of agave … Continue reading

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Say It With Tassels

  Pablo Neruda once mused on Peru as the land of “yellow tassels.”  Always one to play with words, Neruda was surely referring to more than just the rising stalks of corn that “grace the heights of Peru.”  Indeed, tassels … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 Huichol Beaders: Crafting Culture into Fashion

  Faced with the possibility of vanishing into modernity, the indigenous Huichol tribe of Mexico is instead harnessing the power of tradition to keep afloat.  The vibrant Huichol culture is intimately connected with and expressed through art.  Creativity is believed … Continue reading

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February 24, 2014 From Desk to Date: One Dress, Two Looks

Nothing beats a dress that can easily take you from work to cocktail hour.  Don’t just take our word for it though…check out some our favorite transformations! For work: Our Slow Current Dress, layered with the forever-favorite Nikki Lace Cardigan … Continue reading

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February 9, 2014 The Art of Crochet

The story of our hand crochet Mirabelle Dress begins in Peru, with four talented women.  It takes the four women five days to make just one dress, and countless hours of experience perfecting every tiny stitch. One of the women … Continue reading

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