Cumbia is como the heartbeat of la gente.Read More
Too often people forget that cuisine is regional! Everyone is going to add their own flair and they’re going to use the resources and ingredients that are available to them in their area. That is what makes food exciting and so complex!Read More
“A lot of Latinos growing up in the states were encouraged to “be more American” by our immigrant parents and grandparents, out of fear of being targeted. As a result, so many of us grew up only speaking English, losing our native tongue and culture over generations”
"Designing with indigenous, hand-woven textiles means that you are working with sacred materials. Before I dove into this brown-owned business, I had to check myself. I had to be sure I was doing it the right way. Ethics and social consciousness are important to always keep in mind when getting into a business venture in fashion."
"It's very scary to put your work on display, as any Artist can probably relate to. I've modeled for most of my own look books and it feels a little surreal to be literally standing in my own underwear pretty much publicly"
"No really guys, just ask how to help or empathize when a woman is telling you about her experiences. Don't get defensive!"