From her Washington Heights studio, Mengly spoke with Black Girl Magik creator, Shydeia Caldwell, about the many ways her experiences and roots as a Dominican woman, and woman of colour born and raised in New York, have and continue to influence her work as a textile artist, brand owner, and travelling collector.
For Mother's Day weekend, find us at these upcoming events. Receive $10* off any scarf from our new collection when you mention "How I wear my LINEA Germania."
As an additional treat, we will have our favourite finds from our recent trip to Mexico available to purchase. (hint: beautifully hand-crafted home goods)
*this discount is for market only and will not apply to online purchases.
This March, a handful of our patterns were highlighted in NY Times The Look. As part of Rebecca Pietri's piece highlighting the resurgence of statement nails and the aesthetic power in a well-designed manicure, our creative director and brand owner, Mengly hand modelled our designs that were intricately replicated into beautiful nail art by Marina Iwakosha and photographed by Jeffrey Henson Scales.
We're excited to share with you our scarf-making process with a look behind the scenes of the making of our new collection, Daydreaming in Present. Each scarf in this collection is hand-crafted and screen-printed by Nepali artisans and made of ethically sourced materials. You can shop the new collection here.
During this holiday season we know everyone will be out gift shopping, some of us will find time to do so at the very last minute. Why not give the gift that keeps on giving?
Our socks are the perfect stocking stuffer, last minute gift for your favourite sock enthusiast, or that office party secret Santa you may or may not have forgotten about. Not only do they keep on giving by adding that perfect pop of colour to any outfit, but they also give back to those in need.
Literally, for every pair you buy, you’ll also be donating that same pair to a youth served by Safe Horizon’s Streetwork program. They provide New York City youth, who are at risk, with necessities, safe spaces, and a community of friends and support.
Did you know of all of the donations to homeless shelters, socks are the least available and most needed? One pair of socks might not seem like much, but it’s one giant step towards making a difference in another person’s life.
Help us share the love and make a difference this season — one pair of socks at a time!
Mengly is this month’s Parents Latina PL mamá. Damarys Ocaña Perez chatted with Mengly to discuss life, inspiration, style, and LINEA Germania.
Our silk origami dresses were recently featured in frankie Magazine for their uniquely foldable design.
We are excited to announce that LINEA Germania is now featured at three new stockists!
If you’re in New York, stop by the shops at the Brooklyn Museum or the Cooper Hewitt Museum for one of our silk scarves.
In addition, our scarves will also be made available at Steven Alan Japan.
Residence Magazine features our silk scarves in their most recent issue.
In the most recent issue of A Women’s Thing, one of our prints is used to accompany a poem.
Mengly worked with award winning singer, song writer, and artist Solange Knowles to create limited edition textiles for her online shop Saint Heron. These unique blankets and scarves were made specially for Saint Heron, along with the popular Pussy Power beach towel.
BEAUTY IS NOT ONLY WHAT MAKES US ALL ONE OF A KIND, IT IS ALSO THE THING CONNECTS US TO ONE ANOTHER. THAT DEEPER MEANING OF BEAUTY MADE UP OF OUR CHARACTER, OUR DESIRES AND OUR COURAGE TO BE EXACTLY WHO WE ARE AND TO LOVE OURSELVES AND EACH OTHER FOR IT. IT’S SOMETHING THAT CAN’T BE CAPTURED IN A PORTRAIT, NO MATTER HOW STRIKING OR INTRIGUING. IT’S THE MYSTERY HIDDEN IN EACH OF US WAITING TO BE FOUND.
WRITTEN AND CURATED BY ADRIENNE SANDVOS
PHOTOGRAPHY BY MELANIE ACEVEDO
HAIR AND MAKEUP BY MAGGIE CONNOLLY AND SUSIE LEE
MAKEUP BY ELENA PERDIKOMATI, REBECCA ALEXANDER, NATALIA BIZINHA AND SUZY GERSTEIN
HAIR BY ANDREAS SCHÖNAGEL AND MARC ANTHONY
STYLING BY MENGLY HERNANDEZ AND NAILA RUECHEL