• A new season… A new start!

    I love the idea of having the opportunity to push the reset button every once in a while.  Don’t you? A new season means new beginnings and clean starts.  It’s our chance to stop, reconnect with all the things that are truly important to us, and have a fresh look at the future and all the wonderful possibilities it holds. In my particular…

  • Surviving Disney World!

    “Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.” ― Walt Disney. No matter how old you are, a trip to any Disney or Universal park is a magical experience.  However, it can also be a bit of a fashion dilemma for some. While it’s completely normal to wear funny costumes and Minnie Mouse Ears Headbands, it is also very important to…

  • 10 things I’ve learned in 10 years

    If you are a follower of jlangstore on social media, you probably saw that a couple of weeks ago J.LANG celebrated its 10 year anniversary.  Wow! Can you even believe that? TEN years already! During this journey, I’ve had the most amazing experiences… Designing more than 20 different collections, receiving two international awards, restoring Casa Torreón to be my atelier, meeting…

  • Give the gift of experiences!

    The holiday season is right around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to make some quality memories with your loved ones. I’m sure driving around traffic jams and spending hours searching for the perfect gift at the mall are not at the top of your bucket list…   At the end of the day, what really matters is showing…

  • Atacama Desert: Trip of a Lifetime

    The magic about traveling is that it leaves you speechless, and it suddenly turns you into a storyteller…   When a friend suggested to visit the Atacama Desert, I had no clue about what to expect, and therefore… What to pack!?  I started then to google and research a little bit on the weather and highlights of our mystery destination.…

  • Wish to travel like a pro?

    I’m on the road quite often. So much that sometimes it feels like my life is right out of the movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles!   I pack with precision and love to take with me a cute and versatile bag. This one is one of my favorites. I love how it can be transformed from a casual backpack to a…

  • Happy is the new Fit

    What really means to be fit? At this point of my life, I’ve come to realize that it is important to focus on the things that really matter to me. My family, my health, my passions…   So when I think about fitness, the words gratefulness and peace come to my mind.  Being happy and having a good quality of life…

  • Have you met Jake?

    Nature has always been my passion.  I find inspiration everywhere I go, and specially, when I travel around Costa Rica, my home country.  Our beaches and rainforests are so full of color and texture!   On my recent trip to Manuel Antonio, I fell in love with the sloths.  These cute and friendly creatures inspired me to design a new…

  • I enjoy having my family and friends for dinner at home!

    No matter what’s on the menu, a beautiful table always deserves a special touch.  Since I usually don’t have much time to plan, prepare, and decorate, I try to be creative and look for simple ideas that can easily make a statement.   For my daughter’s birthday, I designed these floral napkin holders.  This cute detail adds glamour to the…

  • Design your own leather bag!

    A visit to JLANG Casa Torreón is a must during your stay in San José.   J.LANG Atelier is caught in the middle of Costa Rican architectural history and the latest trends of international fashion. Exquisite combination that provides a unique and magical charm to the place. The experience of visiting my atelier, located in the antique Casa Torreón de…