Goa Solo Andata born with Valeria, from Piemonte Italian Region, and Riccardo, from Emilia Romagna ItalianaRegion, who met to make their dream come true...to merge the Italian style with the Indian culture and the Indian phylosophy.
Maybe the photo of us is a bit outdated, but we are particularly fond of it; there is a spark in our eyes that reflects our enthusiasm when we first decided to live in India.
Not to mention the the sunset over Vagator cliff here in Goa, which is quite spectacular!
We live in Saliago, a small Portuguese colonial village, where our thirteen years old daughter Clara goes to school.
Through hard work and dedication, we managed to find unique fabrics for our bags and jackets, beads and charms for our jewelry that comes from ethnic groups in India, Tibet and Nepal.
Our aim is to create unique pieces that are the product of a combination between local elegance and our style.
Let yourself be drawn by the mystery of India and its fascinating culture…believe us when we say it’s a kind of magic!
Goa Solo Andata creates jewelry, handbags and clothing using old fabrics and authentic details from India.
We want to tell you about our daily adventure in a country capable of flying your soul and imagination.
We traveled with strenuous dedication and we listened to the artisans and the merchants stories from Rajasthan, Gujarat and Nagaland and of the Rabari embroidery from Kutch and Karnataka and we bought embroidered fabrics, tribal jewelry and ancient accessories.
We walked in on tiptoe in the Hindu temples and in the Buddhist prayer places to leave some uncomfortable legacy and find the balance needed to continue.
Without the help and support of our women and our guys we would not be able to give a more professionality to our company, in return we hope we have given them the opportunity to improve the quality of life.
The name Goa Solo Andata reminding us of our decision to buy a plane ticket one way to ensure that this trip was not yet another holiday, but the beginning of the adventure of our lives.