Category: Behind the Design

Our Newest Graphic Tees Inspired By Patagonia

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Our newest baby boy graphic tee styles are inspired by the animals and landscapes we saw on our trip to the Southern most tip of South America. We took a road trip through the Andes mountains and ended in Patagonia, a land of magnificent views and glaciers. We saw guanacos (the cousin of the llama), condors, beautiful sunsets and glaciers galore. We came back so inspired by all we had seen and we think it really plays out in our graphics. Keep reading to learn more about the inspiration behind our adorably cool graphic tees for our littlest citizens.

Behind the Design: Argentine Florals

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Flowers are everywhere in Buenos Aires. You’ll see them in the obvious places, parks, trees that line streets and in yards…but also in places you might not expect. You’ll find floral designs adorning signage (called filetado), sculptures and restaurant facades. You’ll see them in the textiles, the ceramics and embroidery. When our team traveled to Buenos Aires, they came back with pictures of the beautiful designs they found throughout the city. Learn about how the florals they saw inspired our designs for many of our baby girl pieces.

Behind the Design: Equestrian Details

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Striped saddle blankets and vintage floral wallpaper, simple geometric shapes and lace accents. Our newest styles combine traditional equestrian details with the charm and romance of life on an estancia. From our twill riding pants to our blanket inspired sweaters, all little citizens can have a piece of estancia style in September.

Flannel, Thermal and Corduroy Galore!

15JAS_W_B12_068Looking for fall flannels, thermals and corduroys? We’ve got you covered. You’ll find cozy fabrics for boy in cool silhouettes that will last all season (and beyond!). Corduroy pants with a rugged workman’s shape, reversible flannel and quilted jackets and even a hybrid sweater jean jacket. Learn more about our super soft and warm offerings, guaranteed to keep him warm and comfortable while playing in the leaves!

The Tale of Two Criollo Horses

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Have you ever heard the story of the man and his two horses that trekked all the way from Buenos Aires to New York City? Most would say it is unbelievable, but in 1925, Aimé Félix Tschiffely embarked on a 3 year, 10,000 mile solo journey, with his two criollo horses named Gato and Mancha. Tschiffely and his horses crossed deadly deserts, passed through jungles, sky-high mountain passes and the Panama Canal.

Styling Tips for Tea’s Midi Skirt

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You’ll be happy to hear that one of your favorite styles has been revamped for fall! This fall’s girls midi skirt is perfect for cooler temperatures and can be easily dressed up for special occasions or dressed down for school picnics. Read on to see the outfits we’ve pulled together that let our Evita Midi Skirt shine!

Behind the Design: Ranchero Graphic Tee

On our trip through Argentina, we had the pleasure of staying at La Candelaria del Monte, a fully working estancia in the Las Pampas region of Argentina. We met the owner, a real-life South American gaucho (cowboy), named Sebastián Goñi. Sebastián shared with us what it’s like to live on an estancia, and all the work that goes into running the farm. This September, you will find many graphics and prints inspired by the estancia itself: gauchos, criollo horses, open fields and trails. Our hope is that all little citizens feel the spirit of estancia life in their own home through these designs.

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