Madras fabric is known throughout the Caribbean for its plaid pattern & bright coastal colors. During national celebrations, Antigua & Barbuda are all madras’ed up in a red, gold and green madras fabric as the main part of their national dress.
From the wise ones...
to the wild ones...
the Antiguan people raise their flag to this red, green and gold.
While on an anniversary trip, traveler Carol was blown away by the beauty of Antigua & Barbuda and wanted to m’adras the fact that Taaluma has never before had a tote from these islands!
Here’s to to m’adrasing a whole new culture and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
Photos: (First) Display of national dress by Joseph Martin. (Second) School in Antigua celebrates Independence Day by Michelle. (Third) In celebration of Antigua and Barbuda's Independence Day.
When in a new country, it is tempting to focus all your attention on running from landmark to landmark to go out and see the new culture. But there is something special about slowing down to let a piece of the country come to you—preferably home cooked and served on a silver trimmed platter!