Casual Luxury, Italian Style with Brunello Cucinelli

Italians have style, this is a well-known fact.

Style & Ethics- An Afternoon With Two Ethically Chic Colombian Brands

In Colombia there's a bird that weaves intricate nests that hang like teardrops from branches.  
Colombian designer Carolina Velez's brand shares the name of this iconic bird, Oropendola. Velez's macrame handwoven pieces encompass traditional weaving techniques of the region. Oropendola's pieces can be shopped through Noa Trade, including the earrings shot here with Alexandria from SkribbledSkirt. Noa Trade is a Colombian based e-commerce site showcasing merchandise handcrafted by the women of indigenous communities from all over Latin America. Their aim is to operate ethically and work with businesses built on fair trade. 

My Recent Stay at Mahekal Beach Resort, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Opting out of the dreary San Francisco weather, warmer temps, bikinis and frozen tequila filled drinks were calling. Posted up on the Yucatan Peninsula's Caribbean shores, Playa Del Carmen was the call. Perched on the perfect stretch of white sand is the Mahekal Beach Resort. 

Bike Rides & Street Art, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Travel Street Art Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
When traveling one of the best ways to get familiar with a new place is to hop on a bike and get lost. Hidden gems are usually tucked into back streets, this proved true in Playa Del Carmen.  Bright murals lined tropical vibed palm tree streets were the locals dwelled, my favorite kind of place.

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