We provide our customers with unparalleled quality, our distributors obtain the highest margins from our line. We provide artisans with fair and regular pay for their craft, have a great relationship with all our suppliers, and our employees have the best working conditions within the industry.
The ARMANDO TAKEDA way of working is a COLLABORATION, the artisans teach us about their ancient technique, meanings, materials, usage of color, designs. And with their permission, we innovate their artifacts and merge them with the highest quality fabrics around the world in our atelier in Mexico City, to create desirable and sellable high fashion pieces combined with culture and innovation.
We first study about different cultures and their ancestral techniques, this is part of our inspiration, we look for communities in need that use techniques that we can work with, we choose one and spend time living in their village to share with them our philosophy and learn their culture.
1. meeting the experts
visiting the villages for the co-creation of the collection.
it is essential for us to spend time with them so we can learn more about their ancestral messages.
2. the hands of magic
Huichol's colorful artisanal work and the use of beads, as dots, represents the vision they see in their tradicional shamanic ceremonies.
The Purepecha people are experts in the use of an ancient way of weaving, waist-loom.People still use textile and tapes woven in the traditional method to decor their traditional attire
3. made in mexico
We innovate their artifacts and merge them with the highest quality fabrics around the world in our own atelier in Mexico City.
4. collaboration product
The artisanal works have to be innovated, as is the nature of the artisanal pieces.
We believe that working and innovating the culture together with the artisans will provide them continuous job leading to economical growth in their marginal areas and the conservation of multiple cultures.