The Pacific islands of Samoa are chock-full of vibrant colors. From the surrounding ocean to its forested land, colors flourish through the islands. And because of its natural presence, color plays a huge part in Samoan culture. The country's traditional fabric is worn at every gathering and these locally designed and locally made fabrics are a clear depiction of the island’s colorful natural wonders.
From the surrounding ocean's miraculous blues...
to the horizons filled with palm tree greens...
nature's colors thrive in all directions.
After spending 2 years in Samoa as a Peace Corps volunteer, its islands, its people and their colorful way of life have added Samoa color to Kiana’s life. And that was something she wanted to share with you too….
Here’s to adding Samoa color to life and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
PS. Plus a few more fabric finds from other travelers who found colors in distant places...
Season’s greetings to you and your family!
We hope you have a great thyme this season doing your favorite holiday things: from cumin together with your family, to wearing warm and comfy cloves, to chili-ing out and taking some time off to rest. Oh and have fun opening presents too, just remember that “it is always pepper to give than to receive.”
From all of us at Taaluma, we wish you a rose-merry Christmas and a dill-lightful New Year!