Torch Mini Backpack
Naturally beautiful and distinctly bold, Cochineal dye has been used by the the Zapotecs for centuries, resulting in every red tone from pale pink to the deepest wine. The true black color that contrasts the red is achieved by dying gray wool with a dried pod that grows on a local tree called huizache.
This low profile and lightweight Mini Backpack lets you carry your essentials in comfort and style. Sophistication meets convenience in this lovely little backpack which perfectly fits your slim laptop, wallet, phone and even your favorite book. The Torch pattern features a Zapotec diamond design in red, black and shades of gray.
The features: soft leather lining, adjustable shoulder straps, fits up to a 13" laptop or tablet.
The purpose of MZ is to perpetuate the beautiful artistry of the designers, makers, and artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico by connecting them with socially conscious consumers around the globe. With a focus on traditional craftspeople and marginalized groups who are making their living from handmade items, MZ strives to make a positive impact by nurturing lasting relationships and always abiding by fair trade principles. Each MZ item holds an element of discovery. From the significance of the traditional designs, to the bold color combinations, and most importantly, the distinct story of the artisan who made it.