Journal. Random notes. Stories, colors, places, people.

Palorosa autumn, colors and weavings.

A barren field that ultimately reveals its essence.  A misty fog rising on the horizon. A feeling suspended between summer that is so far away – yet so close! – and our zealous and prudent preparation for the coming winter. A desire – a need – to be warm, protected...

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A summer in Lerici.

The Italian Riviera is a conceptual space, that is both exemplary and tangible. It is a ray of light on the water, a Maritime pine on the shore, a bag casually placed on the rocks. It is imagination, nostalgia, magic. “The discreet evening light illuminates greenery...

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Palorosa’s friends: in Lena’s bag

Lena Catterick is the owner and creator of Yoli & Otis, a children’s brand with the ethos of nature based in Bali and Bryon Bay. And a mother of two: Yolanda and Louie. What’s the first image that comes to your mind when I say Palorosa? The story behind the brand...

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Palorosa’s friends: Sophie’s flowers and colors

Sophie Wolanski, creator and owner of the Sydney based shop and studio Muck Floral, is one of Palorosa’s “special friends”. Here’s her story, and her connection to Cecilia’s brand. When did you bump into Palorosa’s world?  I think it was late 2016. I had my floral...

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Mediterranean to (re)discover: Palorosa x Eres

The Palorosa bag, that was started in South America, is similar to the straw bag found in the south of France, which is the same as that found in the south of Italy, which is just like those  found in all southern parts of Europe.  It is the same world, the same...

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Palorosa: origin story

Palorosa is a color. Returning to Guatemala.Palorosa is a place, an encounter, a story of re-discovery and growth. It is the story of Cecilia Pirani, who did not run away from one place - Milan, her native city, but rather embraced another place - Guatemala, her...

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