Introducing LeMerch Creative Director Mercedes Hurtado

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And this is Mercedes Hurtado, she grew up in Caracas, Venezuela where she studied Graphic Design. Her search for new opportunities and experiences took her to Sydney, Australia. After a while in Sydney, she and her husband moved to Manila in The Philippines for one year and then decided to move to a more chilled island, Bali, the place she calls her home, for now… Mercedes has two gorgeous children and is in the process of building her own business!

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Styling Arjuna

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There is always a Balinese performing a ceremony in Bali. Anywhere, everywhere! My favourite ceremony was about Arjuna, one of the most important characters of the Mahabaratha Gita or ‘The Song of the Lord’, an epic poem that is extremely important for the Hindu tradition and that was studied by Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of the book ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ in India.

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My Beloved Bikini

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I was looking for special things in my closet to bring to Bali when I found this white bikini that I bought at Zara long time ago. As soon as I found it I felt the same electrifying vibrations I sensed when I saw it on the rack of the shop that rainy afternoon five years ago. Its simplicity perfectly aligned with my personality and style and when I saw it I knew it was already mine.

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In the Search of Balance (Part II)

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(Following the steps of Elizabeth Gilbert from ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ in Bali)

We were lucky as we arrived early at the house of Ketut Lyer and were third in line. He takes all the time his ‘patients’ need and solves all the questions asked. The two girls before me asked him his age, questions and more questions about his age, in my opinion a waste of time as Elizabeth Gilbert couldn’t guess it either. Then, it was my turn.

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In the Search of Balance (Part I)

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(Following the steps of Elizabeth Gilbert from ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ in Bali)

I truly love to start a new year. We make a stop from our busy lives to spend time with family, to get together with the people we love, to share food, drinks, and happiness. It is the moment to make promises, to us and to others. It is a precious time to commit with our projects and vision for the future. At this time of the year we make plans to make our dreams come true.

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