Jill Biden’s inauguration concert outfit designed by Uruguayan Gabriela Hearst

2021-01-22T13:12:35-03:00January 22, 2021|Categories: Made In, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: , |

For Wednesday night’s virtual inaugural concert, first lady Dr. Jill Biden wore a custom ivory coat and matching embroidered dress by Uruguayan American designer Gabriela Hearst. This was the second outfit Biden debuted during the day. The first was a turquoise coat, dress and mask combo by Alexandra O’Neill of New York-based label Markarian. In [...]

Uruguayan Designer Gabriela Hearst Has Championed Sustainability From Day One

2021-01-22T12:50:05-03:00January 12, 2021|Categories: Made In, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: |

It’s clear that we need to design, create and buy better in fashion — a push for best practices in both the environmental and social sides of fashion has major global resonance today. Throughout January, we highlight five exciting labels from around the world leading the way in stylish sustainability. The first stop of our [...]

“Uruguay has a unique opportunity to position itself as a premium wool producer”

2020-12-18T11:36:59-03:00December 18, 2020|Categories: Architecture & Design, Country Brand, Made In|Tags: , , |

Uruguay XXI launched in August the new sectorial brand Uruguay Wools, with the aim of shoring up a bruised sector, but with enormous potential.  In the following interview, Inés Bonicelli, Deputy Director of Uruguay XXI, explains the decision to support this sector and the prospects for Uruguayan wools. Why did Uruguay XXI decide to support [...]

Uruguayan Wool to the World

2020-12-18T10:27:12-03:00December 18, 2020|Categories: Architecture & Design, Country Brand, Home, Made In|Tags: , , , , |

Gabriela Hearst, ambassador of the Uruguayan wool Hearst founded its eponymous brand in 2015 dedicated to incorporating sustainable production into its collections, which today is consolidated as a luxury brand with an international client base.   Connected to her origins, the Uruguayan-born designer, who lives in New York, spent her childhood in the [...]

With homework well done, wool producers see opportunities in a more sustainable future

2020-12-18T10:08:00-03:00December 18, 2020|Categories: Country Brand, Made In|Tags: , , , |

Interview with Nicolás Pérez del Castillo, Director of Tops Fray Marcos The pandemic caused by Covid affected strongly the wool industry in Uruguay, a sector that had already been punished, but nevertheless the medium and long term perspectives allow for moderate optimism. This is the vision of Nicolás Pérez del Castillo, director of the wool [...]

The redirection of Ruralanas: “The pandemic gave us the time to define where we want to go”

2020-12-18T09:46:04-03:00December 18, 2020|Categories: Architecture & Design, Country Brand, Made In|Tags: , , , |

Ruralanas is a Uruguayan brand that "weaves quality of life" guided by two passions: wool and craftsmanship. With this formula, they managed to make their products transmit dedication, knowledge and tradition, as well as beauty and good quality. All these attributes distinguish Ruralanas and place it in a place of preference for all tourists arriving [...]

Uruguay launches new citrus varieties

2020-11-26T11:54:18-03:00November 24, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines, Made In|Tags: , |

Four new mandarins and three new oranges are also being made available for overseas growers. The Uruguayan Citrus Consortium has launched a raft of new citrus varieties after more than 30 years of research and development. The range comprises four new mandarin varieties and three new orange varieties, covering a wide marketing window, that have [...]

Uruguay has it’s first unicorn company

2020-10-27T10:59:38-03:00October 13, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Made In, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , |

The fintech company dLocal was valued at over USD 1 billion, reflecting the potential of Uruguay's digital services sector. With a global approach, a vocation for innovation, and young talent as its main distinctive features, the Uruguayan fintech dLocal became the first Uruguayan unicorn company. This is a rating that emerging businesses receive when they exceed a valuation of [...]

10 things you didn’t know about sheep in Uruguay

2020-08-11T10:33:09-03:00August 11, 2020|Categories: Made In|Tags: , |

Better-known for cows rather than sheep, Uruguay isn’t New Zealand or Yorkshire but its ovine sector is definitely interesting and colourful. This month, we bring you just 10 things you probably didn’t know about sheep, lamb and wool in Uruguay, particularly as we head towards ExpoPrado, the country’s largest livestock show. 1- Lots of sheep. [...]

Tango Lovers’ I AM TANGO Will Be Broadcast August 1 on BroadwayWorld

2020-07-30T10:13:09-03:00July 28, 2020|Categories: Culture, Made In, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: , |

Multiple times awarded "Best Show of the Year" Tango Lovers Company will premiere on BroadwayWorld on August 1st. Tango Lovers' latest production "I am Tango" premiered for the first time in New York on March 2018 and last year, during its Euro-Asian tour, it was also presented by the most prestigious theater in Istanbul, Turkey. [...]

The world’s best vineyards for 2020 revealed

2020-07-24T13:31:47-03:00July 24, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines, Made In|Tags: , |

The comforting glug of wine into glass has been one of the few pleasures left to us during the long months of lockdown, but how much better to enjoy it on a sunlit winery terrace. The World's Best Vineyards awards, created to honor the finest in modern wine tourism, was meant to be held this [...]

Building Back Better – Greening dairy production in the Santa Lucia watershed of Uruguay

2020-07-16T17:38:59-03:00July 16, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines, Health, Science and Technology, Made In|Tags: , |

In the days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when hardship and uncertainty have hit many economic sectors around the world, including meat and dairy production, Uruguay’s management of a previous crisis lends hope for a sustainable recovery. Uruguay, a country of 3.5 million people, produces enough milk to supply about 20 million people and is a [...]