Square Root

In the Western tailoring system, encoded in cuts and curves, what predominates is the silhouette of the person wearing the clothes, rather than their fabric or history.

But Mexican indigenous clothing results from the joining together of square and rectangular panels. It’s a unique textile origami that uses these two figures as the base from which to construct any other form using folds, pleats and stitching.

This system of patterning interests us for both its vernacular significance, which we consider the path to the future, and for its constructive and architectural quality.

The geometric clothes worn by indigenous women can be read like open books that tell the life stories of the weavers who made them. If a page were cut out, or divided with seams, it would be impossible to read the entire narrative.

We gave this system the name “la raíz cuadrada,” the square root, because we work with the roots of Mexico and this way of patterning as tools of design.

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Cotton duvet printed with the map of the 68 living languages ​​of Mexico, designed by Carla Fernández. The...
200-thread cotton duvet, embroidered in the community of Santa Martha, Chiapas with the double-sided embroidery technique. Includes two...
300-thread cotton duvet embroidered in the community of Santa Martha, Chiapas with the double-sided embroidery technique. Includes two...
420-thread cotton duvet embroidered in the community of Santa Martha, Chiapas with the double-sided embroidery technique. Includes two...
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Elegant, geometric blouse with a "T" neck and loose rectangular shoulders. Its sleeves are attached with two stylish...
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Wide, geometrical Poncho designed with a rectangular flap and handcrafted snake motifs. It also includes two hidden pockets...
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Wide shirt with a double front placket and a round neck. It is designed with a pair of...
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Wide, cotton poncho made up of rectangles in different proportions. It is designed with two wide pockets on...
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Wide, linen poncho made up of rectangles in different proportions with serpent print on the sides. It is...
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Wide tunic composed of four panels and a V neckline. It is deisgned with two zippers at the...
$289.00 USD
Long, stylish round-rise trousers. It is deisgned with belt loops at waist level to adjust for better comfort....
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