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This Timeless Tote designed by Lourdes Mendez will stand out  for its elegant beauty and one of a kind presence!  Her love for design and appreciation for Guatemalan handwoven textiles and crafts comes to life in one beauty.  Handsewn upcycled remnants of modern machine woven accent of a Huipil (blouse) and Corte (skirt) become fashion statement while impacting the life of Artisan Weaver: doña María, don Juan, and don Luis in Antigua.


The story: to learn more about designer Lourdes Mendez, please check out bio in Artisan Partnerships.  One extraordinary Guatemalan designer creating impact in her community and weaving the slow fashion globally!


Tote is handwoven by: Don Juan Alvarado from Momostenango.

Huipil and Corte by: Doña María Xicay from San Antonio Aguas Calientes.

Pompom by: Don Luis Perez from Antigua.


  • Size: Approx. 13" W x 11 " H. Bottom 5" W. Handles 9" drop.
  • Leather Handles: Approx. 1" Wide - Metal Hardware Accents.
  • Care: Use Damp Cloth/Mild Soap
  • Store in Cool Place
  • Complimentary Single Tassle Love Accent by Artisan: Don Luis Perez


¡Matiox, muchas gracias for weaving empowerment to the artisans of Guatemala with your purchase for impact!

Timeless Tote by Lourdes: Menta Happy

SKU: TTLourdes: MentaHappy01
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  • These products are handmade with natural textiles and techniques, thus, irregularities might be present in the products. Not every product is identical. 

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