Full Bloom: Anza Borrego III

It was a proud moment to see my designs come to life on our model, Jade, who is an incredible artist and dancer. Her movements and personality elevated my designs and created the multifaceted vibes I wanted.

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Meeting Tata

Tata was Raul’s mother, Melodia’s Ecuadorian grandmother, and the person I eventually learned would be my best friend and partner in crime while I was

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The Desire Map

A New Year The last week of December is a big one for me. Juggling between year-end inventory and holiday festivities, my own birthday included,

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Dedication: The post “Offerings/Ofrendas” is dedicated to my daughter Melodia Mendoza-Medley in remembrance of her father Raul Alfredo Mendoza who passed away before father and

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More Delicious Love

More Delicious Love My partner & I just this week finished a 90-day relationship-intensive called ‘Delicious Love‘. We chose the course as an opportunity to

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Delicious Love

DELICIOUS LOVE Have you ever had something shift in you that that changes the way you see yourself and your future forever? I just have,

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Sofiah Thom

It’s easy for me to get sucked into my creative world; so much so that I sometimes inadvertently isolate myself. Lucky for me I have

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3 Mistakes - yoga Pants

The 3 Mistakes Women Make When Wearing Yoga Pants


Most yoga pants and ‘activewear’ are made of synthetic fabrics. These don’t let your body breathe, and consequently create an ideal breading ground for bacteria.

For this reason, it is especially important that women avoid wearing synthetic fabric against their lady parts. The solution? Wear garments made of natural materials.

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Designing my Faux Assuit Collection

Assuit: Labor of Love

My Healthy Obsession with Assuit

I imagine I share a common obsession with many of you~ Assuit. For nearly a decade I have lusted over the beauty of this textile. As a result, I have plotted making a stretch replica that would honor the history depicted in the designs, while meeting the demands of my collection and customers.

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