Female empowerment and independence is an ever present theme at TRUSS, so we asked the women of our workshop in Oaxaca City for their perspective on what it means to be woman in Oaxaca in 2019:

Pillo handles a lot of our leather work; shout out to her perfectly crafted tote handles and the pockets and also to her Bugs Bunny tattoo “Being a woman makes you a magical being, we all have the ability to heal with love—even if we have a cold broken heart. Femininity is the sum of all of our characteristics and behaviors, both biological and learned.”