November 17, 2017

Made in Spain: Castillo de Canena Olive Oil

Quality Over Quantity with Castillo de Canena Spain is the biggest producer of olive oil in the world, so choosing which one to buy can be a nightmare if you are unfamiliar with the market. The first rule to buying liquid gold is to get away from the supermarket. It’s unfortunate, but few supermarkets carry [...]

Made in Spain: The Perfect Spanish Picnic

It may not seem to be so in Madrid, but Summer is on its way and all around Spain flowers are blooming and the sun is shining– beach days will be here before we know it. And along with the summer sun comes the start of picnic season, the perfect excuse to grab some friends [...]

Balenciaga: Spanish Fashion Icon

In the fashion world, French names dominate: Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Louboutin. But one of the world’s most celebrated fashion designers, Balenciaga, wasn’t French at all–he was Basque, reigning from a small fishing village in the province of Guipuzkoa. Beginnings of a Fashion Icon Balenciaga was practically born with a needle and thread in hand: [...]

Style Profile: Amancio Ortega of Inditex

As Zara fever rapidly takes over the international fashion blogging world and closets alike, there’s one man to thank for blessing us with chic, on-trend clothing at affordable prices. Amancio Ortega, retail mogul of fashion empire Inditex (which also includes brands like Pull & Bear, Bershka, Massimo Dutti and Stradivarius) is the man behind the [...]