For the past few years, Amy and I have been dreaming of a trip to Peru. We’ve talked about planning trips for fun, for work and for exploration, but (mainly because of me) it’s never gotten off the ground. But now that she’s got someone special in her life who happens to be from Peru, her dream trip is finally happening and I’ve found myself drifting back towards shops and stores that specialize in Peruvian goods.
Yesterday I got an email from Giselle Hernandez, a Colombian-born graphic designer now living in Los Angeles. She recently launched an online shop, Someware Goods, that sells handmade homegoods Giselle collected on a recently trip to Peru and Colombia. With an eye for craftsmanship and quality, Giselle is building a collection that will celebrate the sorts of ‘simple pleasures’ that come with handmade work. In addition to supporting artisans these countries, Giselle is donating 10% of every sale to Live Simply 4 Peru, an organization that rescues orphaned and abandoned street children. Click here to check out and shop the full collection from Someware Goods. Thanks, Giselle! xo, grace