“As we travel the world, we often become intrigued by creations influenced by the culture and traditions of different corners of the earth…to remind us of the diverse beauty that exists beyond our borders.” ~Lesetta
As someone who’s been intrigued by different cultures since childhood, who embraces diversity, and who has traveled the world, I was thrilled when the brand Lesetta reached out to me to show a few of their exquisitely-crafted, artisan pieces hand selected from Europe and South America…and each one telling a unique story.
Maybe you’ve heard the term “slow fashion.” Sustainable fashion expert, Alden Wicker, describes it best: “Slow fashion is clothing and accessories that are thoughtfully made, high quality, and meant to be used for a long time. It’s classic and timeless and employs some level of artisanship.”
That perfectly describes two of the accessories I’m showing here from Lesetta’s beautifully-curated collection.
Boiled Cashmere Sweater (TTS – small) | Double RL jeans (TTS – 28) | Sneakers (TTS) | Sunglasses
Bucket Bag and Pendant Necklace (gifts)
From Argentina, this butter-soft, lightweight, leather bucket bag is handmade using the highest quality local materials and craftsmanship. It features a lined interior, an inside zip pocket, horn and brass crafted hardware, an adjustable strap, and it comes in taupe or black.
This company in Buenos Aires employs both master craftsmen and indigenous communities who use their expertise and ancestral knowledge to create these fashion-forward, but timeless, one-of-a-kind pieces.
From Portugal, this pendant necklace is from Lesetta’s Calcada collection. I love the story that influenced its unique design.
If you’ve been to Portugal, you’re probably familiar with the mosaic pavements decorated in geometric or figurative patterns using irregularly-shaped stones. This traditional Portuguese technique is called Calcada Portuguesa and is the inspiration for this line of jewelry.
This drop-pendant necklace is just one of the pieces from the Calcada collection and is made from sterling silver, with rhodium or gold plating, and has a soft, brushed finish. As you can see, it’s versatile enough to dress up or down.
2-piece Leopard Dress with Cropped Sweater
I encourage you to start investing in slow-fashion clothing and accessories, like these small-production pieces which are made to tell a story and last a lifetime, created by highly-skilled artisans and designers.
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A special thank you to Lesetta for gifting me the handbag and necklace for this post.
Luv luv luv the entire palette 🌸
Thank you, Patricia!
Love everything you posted! Beautiful!
Thanks for reading!
Thank you sharing the meaning of “slow fashion” -How wonderful to find clothing and accessories that have a story behind them. I’ll definitely be looking out for these companies. Thanks, Lisa!
Thank you, Sally!
You always make the neutrals look so amazing Lisa!
I need to learn more from you especially when it comes to having more quality and less quantity.
Thank you, Jodie, and I need to learn from YOU!
What a lovely post!
You have an exquisite fashion style, my friend!
Always happy to see what you’re wearing!
Thank you so much, Robin.
I’m such a fan of neutrals. I love everything in your post, plus, the pendant is beautiful. I so agree with you regarding slow fashion and sustainability.
Neutrals are my faves, too, and I’m so glad there’s more awareness about sustainable clothing. Thank you for your kind words.