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The Brooklyn Renegade Craft Fair is Here!

Happy week, everyone! We’re kicking off our Renegade Craft Fair spotlights as we'll be heading to Brooklyn on September 12+13 to attend the Renegade Craft Fair at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint. At the fair, we will bring some truly awesome additions to our accessories collection. Stay tuned! We can’t wait to meet you there!

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Art of Spain Culture Series

Spanish Art and Artists Influence, style, and famous works From the colorful biomorphic forms of Joan Miro to the geometric cubism of Pablo Picasso, the work of Spanish artists continues to be admired around the world today.  Spanish art has firm roots in the Golden age and Renaissance periods, before flourishing during the modernist movement with Spanish artists on the forefront of movements such as Cubism and Surrealism. The cultural history of Spain is deeply entwined with its art, which reflect and comment on the country’s political and social climates. To better understand the vibrant history of Spain and its artists, a brief guide below will introduce a handful of the most influential Spanish artists to date. Each week, a...

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Vogas' New Accesories Collection is All About Mediterranean Cork

Vogas rolled out the new Aspas collection this month, but our team is already on to the next thing, which is cork. Collaborating with Lisbon-based artisans, Vogas is launching a line of handmade accessories that are vegan and eco-friendly. This core mission translates into stylish and sustainable wallets handcrafted of cork fabric. For the new collection, Vogas selected cork as it is a durable, lightweight and water resistant vegan fabric that comes from 100% sustainable sources. Cork fabric comes directly from the bark of Cork Oak trees located in the Mediterranean forests of Spain and Portugal, and is harvested every 9 years.      Our new collection includes high-quality pieces in all sizes and colors, and will be unveiled at the upcoming South End Arts Market in Boston. For our online followers, our...

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10 Best Spanish contemporary movies

Spanish cinema has plenty to be proud of. From Pedro Almodóvar to Alejandro Amenábar, Spanish directors have won the appraisal of film critics and audiences internationally, with a handful of Oscars to top it all off. So if you’re planning a weekend glued to your TV screen with popcorn coming out of your ears, read on and enjoy! 1. Abre los Ojos/Open Your Eyes. A handsome, rich man falls in love with the woman of his dreams (Penelope Cruz) but is disfigured in a suicidal car crash by his ex-girlfriend, plunging him into an unexpected series of nightmarish plot twists. Directed by Alejandro Amenábar to great acclaim, a Hollywood remake ('Vanilla Sky' with Tom Cruise as lead and Penelope Cruz...

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The 8 Best Spanish-Language Movies Streaming on Netflix!

It's a cliché of the season to list award favorites, but it is also a thrill to be able to recommend so many good films that you can watch at this moment on Netflix.  Now that the cold front has officially made its way into Boston, we really only have one thing on our minds — Netflix. As cuddle weather commences, all we want to do is snuggle up and let mindless television carry us somewhere far, far away from the cold. So we thought we’d give you all a little something special this winter season — think of it as a late Christmas present — and provide you with a list of the top 8 Spanish-language (or Spanish produced) movies...

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