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The Perfect Veggie-friendly Gastronomic Destination

Several Spanish chefs and restaurants have made it to the top 10 Best lists in several occasions. But the Iberian Peninsula is not all about seafood paella and Jamón Serrano. Once in a while, I hear a friend coming back from a trip and sharing a story about how beautiful the trip was and how hard it was to find vegan/vegetarian options.  Well, if you go to Barcelona you can leave your crackers behind with no fear to starve during your vacations. Check out this link to TheLocal.es where Barcelona officially declares itself a "Veggie-Friendly City"          

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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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The NYC Pop-Up You Don't Want To Miss This Summer!

This week, celebrate the start of summer with the launch of the Vogas pop-up at the Market NYC in the Heart of Greenwich Village! From Wednesday through Friday 12pm-8pm, enjoy the latest collection from our vegan, Mediterranean-inspired brand. The pop-up will be open all summer long, serving up our newest shoe styles and accessories incorporating all things we love: Mediterranean, sustainable materials, simple design, and confident craftsmanship.  Stop by to check out our latest styles, a few exclusives, and a few newest essentials. Our pop-up is just around the corner and we can’t wait to chill with you all. See you there! Keep an eye on our calendar to find out what events are coming up next.  The  Market NYC on 159 Bleecker Street, New York, NY  (Between Thompson &...

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Crazy festival to welcome Spring – Valencia & Fallas

In the Boston area we might celebrate spring by going out for a hike, running outdoors, hiding our shovel, etc. But how do they celebrate the end of Winter in Mediterranean Spain? Here we introduce Las Fallas! Las Fallas is undoubtedly one of the most unique and crazy festivals in Spain. Then again, Spain is a country known for its unique and odd fiestas. What started as a feast day for St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, has evolved into a 5-day, multifaceted celebration involving fire. Valencia, a quiet city with a population of just over 1 million, swells to an estimated 3 million flame-loving revelers during Las Fallas celebrations. During this 5 days, there are a multitude of...

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Barcelona's best preserved historical shops

Shopping  in Barcelona -or any other town in the world- is a great way to enjoy and experience the city with all your senses and get something special -maybe just a selfie- to remember your trip or to offer as a present to your beloved ones.  Here our top six of Barcelona's historic shops where you will most certainly find unique stuff instead of tourist junk.  1. L’Arca de l’Avia - Antique and vintage-style clothes and accessories. C/Banys Nous 20 L’Arca de l’Avia participated in the costuming for movies like Titanic, and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (filmed in Barcelona). So even if you want to see period fashion design to find inspiration or if you are planning a  Downton Abbey theme party ... then this boutique is a must....

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