Embroideries from Oaxaca Pineda Covalin Silk Jacquard Tie in Oxford Gray

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Pineda Covalín’s history begins in 1995 when its founders Cristina Pineda and Ricardo Covalín, were studying textile design and industrial design, respectively at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. When they started their community service in Yucatán, they went deep into the Mayan culture, which helped as inspiration to create a series of designs for scarflettes and ties with pre-Hispanic influences. Their first client was the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH for its Spanish acronym) which liked the idea of representing the Mexican history in textile designs. “Pineda Covalín is an invitation to travel through the pats of a Latin-American continent that sees the modern world through the eyes of their history, its traditions, its multi-culture, its ethnic multiplicity and its fertile imagination. It is also, a well-deserved tribute to the anonymous creators who reflected cosmogony in the fantastic designs that to this day and as symbols represent what we are now”. From the beginning, the objective of its creations was to dignify and spread the richness of Mexican culture; to encourage the national and international public to wear clothes inspired by the art of different ethnicities that can be worn in a sophisticated and edgy way. For that, they take as an example the work from the Huicholes and Tarahumara artisans, as well as the culture inherited by the Mayans and Mexicas. Pineda Covalín is a company based in Mexico City and created by Mexicans. A company that encourages the cultural richness of Mexico and shows the world its culture and history in an exclusive and edgy way through designs created in silk. Its collections are inspired by the pre-Hispanic Mexico that takes us to the past with their designs, allowing us to learn and admire the mythology, sciences, rites and customs of a town that keeps itself alive through its art. This design is inspired by iconography symbols and designs created by artists, indigenous and mixed artisans from Oaxaca throughout the time.; marks and signals, visual languages surrounded by mysterious meanings that mark locations, geography and myths, and stories full of encoded mystical knowledge or simple perceptions of nature and its surroundings, visual interpretations of songs with many shapes and sense, printed marks on different sections, a long trail of symbology and meanings, shapes and colors that fixed in an accurate manner with an style of infinite possibilities. Such design is put in this oxford gray “Embroidery” Jacquard silk tie.

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Pineda Covalín

Pineda Covalin’s history begins in 1995 when its founders Cristina Pineda and Ricardo Covalin, were studying textile design and industrial design, respectively at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. When they started their community service in Yucatan, they went deep into the Mayan culture, which helped as inspiration to create a series of designs for scarflettes and ties with pre-Hispanic influences. Their first client was the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH for its Spanish acronym) which liked the idea of representing the Mexican history in textile designs. “Pineda Covalin is an invitation to travel through the pats of a Latin-American continent that sees the modern world through the eyes of their history, its traditions, its multi-culture, its ethnic multiplicity and its fertile imagination. It is also, a well-deserved tribute to the anonymous creators who reflected cosmogony in the fantastic designs that to this day and as symbols represent what we are now”. From the beginning, the objective of its creations was to dignify and spread the richness of Mexican culture; to encourage the national and international public to wear clothes inspired by the art of different ethnicities that can be worn in a sophisticated and edgy way. For that, we take as an example the work from the Huicholes and Tarahumara artisans, as well as the culture inherited by the Mayans and Mexicas.