This collection was inspired by an activity my family did almost daily during quarantine: aperitivo.
This summer, aperitivo time became ritualistic.
It was the time in the day, after our schooling or work, when we came together over tapas ranging from jamón, manchego, grilled baby bellas, artichokes, and gambitas.
As we ate and drank under the trees in the backyard, we divulged our Covid fears, discussed the actions we were taking to support the BLM movement and further educate ourselves, debated books we were reading and music we were listening to, and shared hopes for the upcoming election.
And Negronis became everyone's staple drink of choice for aperitivo at our house.
Our aperitivos gave us a safe space to hold tough conversations while connecting with nature.
This collection was designed to embody hope, growth, community, and strength. My hope is that these pieces make you feel powerful and confident while you do your part in the remainder of 2020 to work together in fighting for a brighter and more equitable future for all.