About Us

SUSTAINABLE FASHION & HOME DECOR:

Très Tropical is an invitation to live in a different way, in an abundant way. A brand created for the  “modern hippie”, thought leaders, lightworkers, yogis, athletes, entrepreneurs, tropical nomads, therapists, artists, people that want to BE and Share light.

“What you think you create, what you feel you attract, what you imagine you become.”- BUDDAH

Every action and thought has an impact on nature, society and our lives. Très Tropical is a movement that promotes a conscious lifestyle, where what we create guarantees experiences with cultural and emotional value, which remains over time.

Through our work we want to promote actions that trigger a quality of life for as many people as possible: new ways of thinking, peaceful expression, education, gender equality, collective consciousness, and to learn how to integrate and respect nature.

Our collections are curated to be sexy, mindful and effortless yet sophisticated.    

What you wear, read and share has an impact on your world. Be mindful. Become a messenger.

SUSTAINABILITY and OUR CAUSE

We have carefully selected all of our partners that allow us to do what we do. We have partnered with those that share our same values and conscious behaviors, such as, safe and fair working conditions. We are also cognizant about our carbon footprint and strive each day to reduce our contribution of waste and pollution.

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

Not over producing.

Fair work conditions.

Creating through art.

Giving back.

Small quantities and high quality.

Where there is craftsmanship there is quality, where there is quality there is a long relationship with the product - this is slow fashion.

ABOUT THE FOUNDERS:

Creative & Artistic Director, fashion Illustrator and graphic designer. Co-founder of Traffic®, a communications platform based in San José, Costa Rica. Previous work experience: Creative & Artistic Director of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week San José & Guanacaste | Casa Galeria Media, Conde Nast Latam | Publimark MullenLowe | RappCollins Cultural Iniciatives: Traffic Museum / San Jose Nuestro Runway / Urbana Fashion Street Art. Co-author of the book “Barrios”(Neighborhoods), as part of a project that rescues the urban memories of the city of San José. Exhibitions: Brodziak Gallery, Poland | National Gallery, Costa Rica | MaxMara, Costa Rica , among others. INSTAGRAM: @monsieurduran / www.soytraffic.com

Life & Biz coach, motivational speaker, Fashion Designer, wellness entrepreneur, philanthropist, Spirit Junkie Graduated from Parsons The New School for Design. (2009) Istituto Marangoni 2015. Guerlain’s brand ambassador for Latinamerica (2012-2016). Previous work experience: Versace, Rebecca Taylor. Founder of the project COTURBAN, Couture for the Cure. Creative Director of Mandala OM. Her work has been shown at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week,Traffic Museum, Salon du Chocolat Paris. Her work has been published in Vogue Mx &Latinamerica, Forbes Mx, E! Entretainment television, WWD. INSTAGRAM: @michelledematheu / www.michelledematheu.com

Entrepreneur & Philanthropist.   Previous work experience: Renewable Energy Executive in various capacities for 10+ years.   Graduated from University of Kansas B.S. in Finance and concentration in International Business.  Served as Board of Director for multiple solar energy associations.  Participated in Silicon Valley Leadership Group.   Kappa Delta Sorority.  Certified Yoga Teacher 200YTT.  Spirit Junkie.  Wife and Mother. INSTAGRAM: @juliannebernstein