September 17, 2007 The Mask of Zorro

Tetlapaya Hacienda, site of our Fall 2007 catalog photo shoot
Tetlapaya Hacienda, site of our Fall 2007 catalog photo shoot

The old hacienda that served as the backdrop for The Mask of Zorro also served as the backdrop for our Fall 2007 photo shoot. Literally out in the middle of nowhere, Tetlapaya Hacienda had all the rustic charm and colonial character for a perfect shoot.

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Subtle Shine – Viscose

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So you think you are ready for a little more pizzazz in your wardrobe but not quite ready for sequins and glitter? Then I have the fiber for you. Viscose rayon is a synthetic fiber produced from cellulose (wood pulp) and began long ago as a quest for an artificial silk. It took almost two centuries of trial and error until finally in 1855 fibers were made from a mixture of mulberry twigs and nitric acid. Fast forward to today; Viscose has become a favorite among designers for its versatility, subtle shine and ability to absorb amazing color.

Lift your wardrobe this season with a touch of viscose from our Autumn 2007 collection:

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