I’ve always wanted to go to Mexico City, but since I’m such a beach person, I couldn’t commit to a city vacation. After doing a little research, though, I realized that while it’s a six hour drive to the beach, it’s only a 30 minute flight to Puerto Escondido, a very cool surf town. After that revelation, we booked our trip for the same dates our kids were on vacation with their grandparents, and embarked on our whirlwind vacation of art, culture and food. Here’s a rundown of some of our favorite spots.
I met Peyton at a pop-up event at Joan Shepp and was so taken with her ceramic work. Her neutral palette with a little pop of fun really resonated with me, and I loved the silhouettes of her ceramics—especially her plate bowls, which are especially great for grain bowls or salads (two of my favorite meals!). Read on to hear about how Peyton started her business, balances work life with her yoga practice, and hear more about her super cool and unique personal style.
I met Angela through her first store in Northern Liberties. We started selling stationery there and I loved popping in to drop off product and talk shop about all things design and business—two topics we can both go on for hours about! Now she has grown her business to an incredibly inspiring store in Rittenhouse Square of Philadelphia and has expanded her fine jewelry offerings. Read below to find out about her shop, design inspiration, personal style, and more.
Our Fall 19 Collection is heavily influenced by pioneer living, fused with Indian textiles, and modern silhouettes. While designing the collection, I was reading my daughter a book about Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life that we picked up in a used book store and I felt very inspired by her life as a young girl on the Western frontier.
I met Heather a few years ago when we first launched our line—we were both at a selling event at PlayArts for their holiday market. I was so taken with her children’s shoes and couldn’t believe that she actually handcrafted them! Years later when we opened our showroom in Philadelphia, she attended our opening party and we made plans to meet up and talk about her shoe line, Rooted Soles. I was so excited to get to know her better, hear about her career and life as a working mom, and see inside her beautiful studio. She’s an inspiring solo-preneur balancing motherhood and ethical manufacturing here in Philadelphia. Read more about her path...