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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Mix This with That

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Colorful dresses are starting to be my signature items. It is easy to do what I do. Mix high and low, mix elegant and sporty, mix business attire and comfort. You will see this trend everywhere, because, who could afford to dress in designer pieces from head to toe?

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My vintage Gucci Belt

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It was the first time in my life that all the good circumstances came together to finally have a designer peace in my hands. I own a Gucci belt, it is mine!

Every time I saw it in a blog, in a picture, in a magazine, on a friend, I thought, this belt has to be mine. I guess the proverb ‘think with your mind and you will have it in your hand’ it’s true.

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High it up

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All my Christmas shopping were mum’s style. High-waist dresses, pants, skirts and a beautiful vintage belt that will give a stylish touch to my wardrobe. I haven’t felt that comfortable with any trend in my entire life. It adds elegance to otherwise regular clothes. It gives the feeling of having a fashionable style that is so difficult to achieve with other trends. It gives the impression of really dressing up!

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I Want to Dress as a Mum

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This words are strange for me to say, especially because they carry a not flattering-not sexy stereotype with them. Mums have carried for entire generations the idea that they have themselves go. Just with the fact of having kids, we are immediately moved from the single, charming, elegant and stylish way of life to a parallel world in which we have lost all our essence and have become some kind of automatons that are not interested in taking care of ourselves anymore.

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Simone Veil

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I had never heard of this woman called Simone Veil until I stepped over in France for a holiday. She had recently died and the news of passing away was everywhere on the radio, the newspapers and television. I got curious. Who was she? Why was she so important?

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A Cool Couple in Circular Quay

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I ran into this couple in Circular Quay, Sydney, and I immediately got captivated. Finding a person that enjoys fashion and has a signature style is great, but finding a couple who shares their passion for fashion is something difficult to believe.

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On the Street

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Waking in Sydney’s Pitt St I found Michelle, a Chinese model who has been living in Australia for a couple of years. China’s young generation impresses me more and more everyday.  They are driven and independent, they know what they want and their freedom reflect on their outfits.

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