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Tesoro's Tongue — meet our team

Come with us behind the scenes of Tesoro Design! Here, we document our experiences of running a handmade in America leather handbag company. Updated daily.

Slow Fashion for all sizes in Philly

PLEASE NOTE - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19.  We've partnered with Alice Alexander to bring you a weekend long IN PERSON event on Saturday May 16th and Sunday May 17th in Philadelphia celebrating inclusive, sustainable, ethical fashion. A weekend of community  Mingle and network with likeminded folksEat, drink, and enjoy live music Shop our slow fashion marketplace with diverse retailers (in price point and size). All apparel retailers will carry up to a lease a size 22 with the majority of retailers carrying up to a 28/30 and several plus size exclusive retailers. Vendors include slow, sustainable, ethical brands as well as vintage and consignment. A little bit of everything!Dynamic speakers ready to inspire and uplift Interactive panels facilitating...
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Behind The Scenes: The Technical Side

The other week the Tesoro spotlight was on Brit and her bag-making process, which was a perfect lead-up to the launch of our most recent collection. Now, I'd like to shift gears a little and take you over to the other side, my side of Tesoro.  Vastly different from what Brit does, many consider my area of concentration to be the "not so fun side." I've seen it before at the different events we attend. Once I say I am not the one making the bags, eyes tend to glaze over and the disinterest is palpable. As you can imagine, I don't love when this happens.  Part of the problem is that people simply don't understand what I do on a...
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Guest stars so talented they should receive an Oscar.

For this week's videos, Brit and I broke out on our own. Well, almost. We had a couple guest stars make a cameo.  On Wednesday, I ventured into Philadelphia for a meeting at M Concept Shop and later met up with Arantxa for a mini photo shoot. We had hoped to get some behind the scenes photos of me that didn't feature a poorly lit room and my desk. Arantxa was able to get some quality shots during my meeting at M Concept and various streets around South Philly. Part of the day even involved a bright yellow abandoned shutter. Can't wait to share the photos with you!     Today marked the first 24 hours of the collage shoot marathon that...
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