Alexa de la cruz
Alexa de la Cruz is a Mexican artist and style icon. She creates new-age family heirlooms that can be worn in all occasions. Her pieces are simple yet sophisticated. Drawing from nature and the Mexican tradition, Alexa's jewelry is timeless; pieces that will share life with you and accompany you in your different adventures and stages.
How would you describe your work?
I like to describe my work as natural and elegant.
Where do you draw inspiration from?
Nature, always. Architecture and timeless design.
How does living in Mexico influence your work?
To seek balance, physically and mentally. To appreciate imperfections. Living in this city has made me practice patience and learned how to incorporate slow living in a city that never stops.
Talk us through your creative process
I mostly figure out what I want next when I travel, when I feel most grounded and less connected to technology.
What do you look for in a shirt?
A classic design and neutral colors, fabrics are always important.
What is the best piece of advice you've ever received?
That I follow, one day at a time.
How do you incorporate sustainability in to you daily routine?
From the food we choose to eat, the clothes we wear and the materials we incorporate to our rituals or routines.
What is the best part of your day/week?
My family! My child's learning process and smiles.
Your top three spots in Mexico City?
I wouldn't be able to choose three! The overall architecture in the city, it´s timeless and nostalgic.
Who inspires you?
Woman, my friends and family, the human condition.