"Currently, I like to teach those who are part of our team with our knowledge in the textile field. They dare to innovate."
“Hi, I'm Mariana Trigos. Constancy has given me different opportunities for growth, both in my personal life and work. Since I started working with textiles, I have been attracted by all the color mixtures that you can make, and the worldview of indigenous women that they capture through all the colors of their embroidery, their history, their tradition.
“My ‘nana’, an indigenous woman from the state of Hidalgo, taught me to work with textiles and embroidery; and above all to know its variants and styles, which today could be known as ‘trends’. Traditions are embodied in objects and art. Though of course we know that it is important to be in constant change, and to seek to be at the forefront, so that all of our customers carry it with them and feel comfortable above all.
“The materials are made on a backstrap loom, with embroidery made by the wonderful women of Tzotziles, in Chiapas. In terms of design, sketches and manufacturing, we do it in our workshop, in Mexico City. It is wonderful to discover everything we can do with the inspiration that the colors of the looms give us, and to know that textile art continues to be appreciated thanks to the fact that its traditions are still preserved.
“Working with our family has been rewarding; it is constant teamwork. We divide the work: I design and care of production; and my daughter takes care of administrative matters. At the beginning it was difficult, like everything else; but everything is better as a team, and it has been very exciting. Currently, I like to teach those who are part of our team with our knowledge in the textile field. They dare to innovate. Their worldview has no limits, because that is Mexico; its colors, images and concepts.
“I wish that our designs are known by many people; and that they take the opportunity to carry a bag that also carries a story captured through an endless number of Mexican colors and embroidery.”