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Meet Erica Black, founder of Erica Maree Designs

Erica Black is the founder and designer behind Erica Maree Designs. After moving to Mexico from Portland, Oregon, Erica would walk the mercados, town plazas and neighboring rural villages and get fascinated by the indigenous textiles. It was there, in her new home of the Yucatan Peninsula, where the creative seeds were planted.    Her very first design was a one-of-a-kind hobo handbag created from one of her daughter's Mexican embroidered dresses that she had outgrown. This creative re-use of fabrics and textiles has now spun into a full line of clothing, handbags and accessories, all inspired by the colorful embroidery and...

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