Introducing mitú Mercado: Our Curated Marketplace Where We Feature The Most Talented Latinx Business Owners And Their Unique Products
We all recognize the importance of supporting Latino and Latina businesses, but they aren’t always easy to find. That’s why we created mitú Mercado, a curated marketplace that features amazing finds from Latino and Latina owned businesses. Each vendor is specifically chosen based on their ponte las pilas attitude, uniqueness of their product and the quality of their craft. Whether you’re looking for a gift for someone or in the mood to shop for yourself and want to support your community, the mitú Mercado is the number one destination for amazing finds.
Meet our amazing mitú Mercado partners:
Mercedes Salazar is a colombiana who was always intrigued by jewelry. In 2001 she started fabricating handmade pieces made out of native Latin American materials. Today, her jewelry is sold at high-end retailers like Nordstrom and Revolve. Salazar recently partnered with mitú to launch an exclusive line of papel picado designs just for us.
Oh Comadre Candles
Oh Comadre was created by Marcela Gomez as a form of therapy from her nursing job. While shopping around, Gomez noticed there weren’t any candles with Latino aromas. She looked to family parties for inspiration and the end product are candles that, she says, celebrate Latino culture. Gomez has created exclusive sets for our mitú Mercado.
Mexican sugar skulls have been taking over pop culture and José Pulido is the artist behind this movement. José took his artistic talent and combined them with his brother’s business savvy to launch Mis Nopales. mitú recently partnered with the Pulido brothers and Mis Nopales to create an exclusive line of shirts that represent both your Mexican and American cultures.
Gerald Flores understands that tacos are more than just a dish — they’re a way of life. In 2014, the Corpus Christi native was trying to figure out what to wear, when an idea off in his head. Taco Gear was born as an urban clothing line that highlights…tacos. mitú recently partnered with Taco Gear to feature the original designs in our mitú Mercado.
Mother of three, Erika, was inspired to come up with these adorable dolls after walking into a baby boutique and falling in love with their accessories… that were out of her price range. She always loved crafts but having three boys made her more conscious of her spend. One day she decided to make her own baby shoes. She loves making things for little ones and seeing pictures of happy customers. Her most popular products are now being featured in our mitú Mercado.
Founded by husband and wife and after noticing that everyone had the same “little green trees” freshener hanging from their rear-view mirror, this couple set out to design a line of air fresheners that not only smell great but you can hang with pride from your mirror. Fuchila Freshener’s most popular designs are currently being featured in our mitú Mercado.
In a world with a shortage of bilingual books for children, Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein began their mission to introduce bilingualism and Latin American culture through picture board books. Lil Libros was created to inspire parents to read to their children and encourage them to do so in two languages. You can find some of the most popular Lil’ Libros in our mitú Mercado.
Blank Tag Co.
blank tag co. has become an iconic sticker company with one of the most recognizable sticker designs. The sticker company is widely popular in the Latinx community and with so many stickers featuring Latinx street foods. Recently, mitú partnered with Blank Tag Co. to bring these adorable designs to a new life in the form of pins and they’re only available in our mitú Mercado.
Yesenia Whitman can take any product and give it an adorable Mexican twist. She has created everything from pins to pens and stationary, concha speakers, and everything in between. We have sourced the cutest items from her store to feature them in our mitú Mercado.
Melissa Rojas, mother of Camilla and founder of Chasing Camilla, created this clothing brand out of her love for sarapes. She had two sarapes in hand when she came up with the idea of creating a Santa sarape. The business was inspired by her daughter and came to life with the help of her grandmother. Chasing Camilla’s most popular products are available in our mitú Mercado.
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