During Thread Caravan's recent scouting trip to Cuba, we had the opportunity to collaborate with artisan brand Anaak Collection, taking photos of their new pieces in some stunning Cuban settings. During the process, we got to connect with Anaak founder and designer Marissa Maximo, diving deeper into the brand's story, Marissa's travel history, and their current Mission Fundraiser. Have a peek at our conversation below.
Proud Mary's dedication to preserving traditional artisan craft, paired with their ability to apply traditional craft techniques to more modern silhouettes is quite admirable for us here at Thread Caravan. We caught up with Proud Mary founder + designer, Harper Poe, to learn more about the artisans she works with, the obstacles and rewards of running an artisan business and which of her travels inspire her the most.
The fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world after agriculture. On top of this, it's killing many people each year, keeping children from going to school, not paying workers fair wages, appropriating culture and promoting unrealistic body image. There is a solution; we just have to be part of it. Read on to learn how you can join the ethical fashion movement.
From sheering sheep and watching the northern lights in Iceland, to designer fabric sourcing trips in Guatemala... from apsara dancing classes at ancient Cambodian temples to dancing on the streets with local New Orleans musicians, your custom trip is going to be special.
A peek of our vision board for Thread Caravan's second year in business.
Today marks Thread Caravan’s one year birthday. As a small start-up company, we feel proud of all we’ve accomplished with the help of our community this year. In case you missed what we’ve been up to, here’s a little recap...
It takes a village! We happily introduce our larger team to our community, with some behind the scenes photos showing what it´s like to be part of the caravan.
Calling all self-motivated, creative travelers. Come join our team of trip ambassadors.
Meet Tim Shephard and Amy Burns, the duo behind Boca Local, lovers of food and mezcal, and our newest tour guides.
Interview with designer Jacqueline Lopez of Jaline, inquiring about her design process and work with textiles handwoven in Oaxaca.
Interview with designer Helmi Mannil explaining her inspiration for her brand Jaguarundi and the significance of their motto "Latin America United".
Introducing Aussie friend + artist Edie Mitsuda, creator of beautiful paintings and moments.
Inspired by deserted islands, Vena Kim's clothing line Maridadi Trading leaves wearers feeling ready for the wind to be whipping their hand-dyed dresses on the beach. We caught up with Vena to hear more about her creative process.
A closer look at the food of Oaxaca with one of its best restaurant's owners.
Booking a Thread Caravan trip? Now you can also book a Yoga Caravan trip for $100 off the trip cost.
We just launched an Etsy page with some of our favorite handmade goods from our travels!
Thread Caravan chat with Patrimonio Inmaterial about what it means to preserve intangible heritage and how they are working towards that goal.
Photographers Forrest Aguar and Michelle Norris capture the bright colors of Oaxaca during their trip with Thread Caravan.
Dive deeper into your travels with Thread Caravan's custom trip add-ons. Volcanos, ruins, jungles, chocolate, and more -- all just an email and flight away.