wearing > mi golondrina

I hemmed and hawed for something like 3 months before pulling the trigger on this Mi Golondrina top. I am so glad I did.

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Let’s get it out of the way – these tops are not cheap. BUT, they are handmade by artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico and I totally dig shelling out extra cash to pay for great skillz and a company that treats artisans with respect.

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I wore the top for the first time this past Saturday to hit up Oakland’s Eat Real Fest and to a surprise birthday party that same night. Here’s a zoom in with a bonus shot of a kougin amann ice cream sandwich (we can talk about that later).

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The sleeves and hem are all lined with red ribbon and the back is also embroidered. The garment is made of a breathable cotton.

This is actually my second top from Mi Golondrina. The first came with a small mistake – their icon is a bird which is sewn into the side of the top but it had gotten messed up during the fitting process. Cristina, the owner, quickly sent me a return label free of charge and they ended up making me a new top!

If you order this, keep in mind the longer wait time (it’s considered custom and takes 4-6 weeks). It also comes with shorts that have the red ribbon hems too.

Mi Golondrina Arroyo de Flores top | LOFT distressed jeans (old) | Forever 21 heart hoops (old, similar) | Target sandals (old) | Oakley Caveat sunglasses in jade iridium

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