Buy beanies, fight cancer with Love Your Melon

I try to be a responsible consumer. I try to buy less and buy responsibly. So when I received this gift from my sister, I was happy to see that she chose a brand with a cause. Love Your Melon produces and distributes USA-made, high quality beanies and accessories. The company initially began with a “buy… Continue reading Buy beanies, fight cancer with Love Your Melon

Beyoncé is a great name for a beer

Brooklyn-based brewery Lineup Brewing created a Beyoncé-inspired beer, Biëryoncé, without the singer’s permission. ? *shh* did you guys know we’re having our first can release next week? #bïeryoncé Una publicación compartida de Lineup Brewing (@lineupbrewing) el Nov 22, 2017 at 10:57 PST Beyonce is a marketing genius and has built a brand so strong that everything… Continue reading Beyoncé is a great name for a beer

10 habits I built on my sabbatical

October 1st, 2017 marked the end of my sabbatical year. It was also the chosen date for the Catalan Referendum. After living in Catalonia for the past 10 years, the situation was heart-wrenching. Many people were hurt, angry, confused. The public opinion was divided. As much as I wanted to celebrate and reflect publicly, I… Continue reading 10 habits I built on my sabbatical

Glossier wants you to be your own body hero

I love Glossier as a brand. They’re purely digital, their narrative and their products are beautifully constructed and they are cool as hell. I liked Glossier a lot even before trying their products, that used to be for sale in the US only (they are sold in Canada and the UK now, with more European… Continue reading Glossier wants you to be your own body hero

Banksy and Las Meninas, by Estrella Galicia

I like to consider Galicia, in north-west Spain, as my adoptive region. Not only because the character and history of its peoples is constantly present in my life thanks to my husband, or because I come back regularly to visit my extended family and friends. I’d say it’s mainly because this region is known for… Continue reading Banksy and Las Meninas, by Estrella Galicia

Data-driven everything: Amazon Books store in NYC

One of the things that is definitely very different in New York, compared to Spain, is the delivery scene. Everything can be delivered to your door, and everything, actually, is. People get everything delivered to their homes or offices: from dinner to groceries to fashion to cleaning products. It’s not that delivery is not common… Continue reading Data-driven everything: Amazon Books store in NYC

#whorunNYad: Rachel Wolff

One of the reasons why I volunteered at Innovation Congress was to meet people like Rachel: talented folks in the digital ad business. She was part of the production team and we shared check-ins, breaks and lunch. She reminded me of many young women I’ve worked with and a little bit of myself when I was her… Continue reading #whorunNYad: Rachel Wolff

Who made my Zubi: responsible bags made in Spain

Zubi bags are 100% Instagram material – maybe even more literally than one can imagine at first glance. The beautiful, hip bags are crafted from quality textiles printed with their creators’ photography. The brand Zubi was created in 2012 by two Spanish sisters. They use their travels as inspiration, and their travel photographs as prints… Continue reading Who made my Zubi: responsible bags made in Spain