Espíritus de la creación

Spirits of Creation As you know, our main focus since the pandemic hit has been maintaining our teams safety and coming up with creative ways of ensuring their income. The Spirits of Creation Bucket Hats are one of them. Witnessing the resilience of Allpamama, Mother Earth, as she flourished during shutdown was incredibly inspiring. It … Leer más

Como creativo, ¿estoy exotizando una cultura o estableciendo una colaboración respetuosa?

As Ecuador is a multinational and intercultural country, the usual thing should be to naturalize the ethnic diversity that exists in the country in a constant way, not only when it is desired to appropriate their customs and traditions in commercial areas. Any artist whose source of inspiration derives from a specific culture is responsible … Leer más

Una conversación abierta sobre la reivindicación de la diversidad étnica a través del diseño

An open conversation with Beth Realpe, Allpa Maigua and Sara Fuentes. The panelists: The conversation: The summary: On July 12, a discussion was held to address issues related to ethnodiversity in the areas of design, modeling, photography and public policies that exist as a defense against the misuse of ancestral designs. The panelists gave their … Leer más

Un experimento en curso

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Colección 2.5 – Reflexión abierta

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them” – A. Einstein Welcome to a time outside of time, where the only certainty is this present moment. Welcome to a space outside of space, where the shatters of an old reality wait to be reassembled through our conscious … Leer más

Conversación abierta sobre emprendimiento sostenible

Sustainable entrepreneurship: Conversation with Allpamamas Our conversation with More Cardona of Lifestyle Kiki came up during Fashion Revolution week, in which millions of people come together with the hope of a better Fashion Industry. In this conversation we talk about the questions that we asked ourselves while starting a sustainable entrepreneurship, our production processes, co-creation … Leer más

Procesos artesanales

UPCYCLING & ZERO WASTE DESIGN Quito, Pichincha – Ecuador ​ The most sustainable material is the one that already exists. This is why our collections combine artisanally made textiles with upcycled materials. We scout them at secondhand markets in Quito, where our clothes are assembled by Hadid Vargas, Daniela Llulluna and Patricia Ninahualpa. Additionally, our … Leer más


CARMEN ORELLANA En Gualaceo, Azuay, la «makana», forma parte de la tradicional vestimenta de las mujeres indigenas y mestizas del sur de Azuay. La makana es una chalina tejida utilizando la técnica del ikat. Nuestra principal colaboradora es Carmen Orellana, quien tejió toda la colección No.1. Es la 5ta generación de una gran familia de tejedores. … Leer más