Mayte Allende | Style as a way of living

Get to know Mayte Allende, a woman with #MariaSpirit. I think its always better to be the elegant underdressed girl in the room rather than the overdressed one who’s trying really hard.     What does a normal day in your life look like? The best part of my job is that each day is… Read more »

MARIAS Talk: Celebrating a Millenary Tradition

The third MARIAS talk edition took place at Hotel Casa Santo Domingo with the participation of Ruth González Marin (weaver from San Antonio Aguas Calientes), Karla Acevedo (Director of the Store and Museum Casa de Artes) and Edgar Navarro (MARIAS Creative Director). The conference was about the ancient techniques, explanations on the designs, their meanings and customs… Read more »

MARIAS NY | Flying Solo Party

MARIAS began as a dream of showing to the world our rich mayan legacy through the textiles by creating unique high-end handbags and accessories. Even though we never imagine to come so far.  Last week we celebrated with friends and closest costumers an intimate party, to introduce our brand at Flying Solo NY. We had… Read more »

MARIA’S Talk: Chichicastenango

As part of our desire to preserve our ancient textile heritage, MARIA’S periodically conducts a meeting between talented weavers from different regions of the country with a select group of loyal customers and media. This time we headed 145 km outside the city of Guatemala, a city surrounded by valleys with mountains so high that… Read more »

MARIA’S HQ Inauguration

MARIA’S growth brought the need to expand our headquarters and production center to a new space with greater capacity. Alida Boer’s vision was to create a sanctuary for the preservation of Guatemalan textiles where both visitors and collaborators could see the cultural and artistic value of these works of art. An open space that promotes… Read more »