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Magical collaboration at Academy of Cosmetic Arts feat Rose Hill, Carmen Milagro & Eddie Cotillon

This Monday Casa De Gitanas had the sweet pleasure of collaborating on a very special project with Rose Hill, CEO & Founder of Academy of Cosmetic Arts, muse Carmen Milagro, and photographer/creative director Eddie Cotillon. Casa De Gitanas had the lovely opportunity to style & shoot some beautiful pieces from our collection that where especially curated for the event. Upon arrival the vibe was magical, everybody in the room came from different walks of life and it was by sheer coincidence that we all came into each others lives to create magic on this beautiful evening!  Rose Hill is a...

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Las Gitanas y William B Glass -- A collaboration of craftsmanship & love

Ladies & Gents, first and foremost Happy Holidays! Hope Christmas has you in high spirits and that you are gearing up for 2015 - The Year of Action. Today we'd like to introduce you to our friend, the talented man behind the torch, William Brown founder & creator of William B Glass.  We where first introduced to Will from our very own Marie who recounts the story of how the two met -- Enjoy!  "Upon first glance I was drawn to William's booth due to his wide array of one of a kind glass pendants, goblins, and intricate glasswork. After conversing...

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Casa De Gitanas takes over Victor Tung Couture SF Showroom

This past week Casa De Gitanas had the amazing opportunity to visit and take over Victor Tung's showroom in San Francisco. Victor Tung Couture offers a range of artistic, one of a kind pieces that are handmade with so much love by Victor. Mr. Tung originally discovered his talent for fashion in his garage and began making unique garments one at a time. It was a pleasant surprise to discover that Victor is also an avid painter. He not only incorporates his love of painting by painting on some of the clothing fabrics, he is also a very talented modern artist and showcases...

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#CASADEGITANAS LAUNCH RECAP

  On the sunny morning of Saturday, July 26th. 2014 we officially launched Casa De Gitanas! Honestly, every time that I reminisce on the day I get a HUGE smile on my face because Casa de Gitanas was a long-time dream that manifested effortlessly. To celebrate our big special day we collaborated with our #TURFinc family and set-up shop at Classic Cars West in Oakland, California where we literally parked in the center of the room. We poured so much love and effort to craft for hours & hours the days leading up to the event and to see all...

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Casa De Gitanas x Performing Arts Workshop - SF Donor & Community Appreciation Night

On November 12, 2014 Casa De Gitanas attended the Performing Arts Workshop Donor & Community Appreciation Night hosted at Mangiare Restaurant in San Francisco. We where gratefully invited to attend this VIP event by the hostess with the mostest, Carmen Milagro.  Performing Arts Workshop is a nonprofit organization dedicated to "helping young people develop critical thinking, creative expression, and basic learning skills through the arts". It all began in 1965 with the intention of "providing a creative outlet for inner-city teenagers" and now the program is celebrating 49 years of reaching "thousands of youth in public schools, transitional housing facilities, and community learning centers each...

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