When my husband Bryan Brooks and I decided to launched Evelyn Brooks Designs in June of 2004; I knew it was not going to be easy. I knew there was a lot of work and commitment to make the company work and make it profitable. Perhaps my husband like many husbands out there thought OK, I … Continue reading Making Peruvian Inspired Jewelry Designs for Over a Decade
Is your product ready for a market like New York ?
As a designer how many times do you dream to be in the fashion capital of the world? Many times right? At least I remember my first trips to NYC strolling by Soho, wandering the so called showrooms, browsing windows for some inspiration, and simply dreaming to showcase/sell my work in New York. … Continue reading Is your product ready for a market like New York ?
Peruvian Huayruros named “The Seeds of Beauty” by USA TODAY
Peruvian huayruros (WHY-EE-RU-ROS) are without a doubt the lucky seeds even during Pre-Inca times. The Inca, "King of the Inca Empire" will always carry a little pouch with huayruro (why-ee-ru-ro) seeds in it, and use them as a symbol of protection. I still remember I didn't like to wear those seeds in a traditional way, no design just the … Continue reading Peruvian Huayruros named “The Seeds of Beauty” by USA TODAY
Teaching your kids, It is OK to lose (6 years old)
My son has been dancing the worldwide known "marinera" since November of 2013 and when in 2014 a friend of mine suggested he could compete in August, as I parent I knew he wasn't ready. I thought there will be other opportunities; indeed there was another competition in November of 2014, and I thought he was … Continue reading Teaching your kids, It is OK to lose (6 years old)