Karate and Cactus Leather: The Fusion of Sporting Excellence and Sustainable Style on a Global Stage
In the vibrant city of Guadalajara, Mexico rises one of Mexico’s finest Karate Do sensations, Bernardo Solorzano De La Torre. As he prepares to showcase his skills at Budapest World Championships 2023, we explore the intersection of Karate and fashion. Join us in celebrating the cross-cultural connections and industry harmony that define both Bernardo's journey and our commitment at Texcoco Collective—a brand proudly crafting unique handbags from cactus leather in Mexico, weaving a narrative of talent, resilience, and global impact.
Did you know it takes the amount of water two people drink in a lifetime to tan 1 cowhide?
All that water is mixed with heavy metals, chromium and sulphates that are then discarded into waterways, causing devastation to our ecosystems. Not only that, the people tanning this leather are documented to suffer from terrible skin diseases and respiratory illnesses caused by exposure to these chemicals.