Behind the Brand | DeNada’s Core Values

DeNada Core Values

Behind every DeNada knit, is a message. A message that is comprised of beliefs, values, and thoughts shared by everyone on our team. Core values like community, quality, functionality, minimalism, and family are the driving force behind DeNada Design. Together, they’re what was there when DeNada was simply an idea and what now lives in every design and […]

Wearable Art with Bucketfeet

Gray asymmetrical knit scarf worn by Virginia Arriseuño with Bucketfeet Tropics Mid Top sneakers

Here at DeNada we believe that art has the power to connect and unite communities. Founded by Raaja Nemani and Aaron Fierstein, Bucketfeet takes art and turns it into a tool for community building. This month we had the honor to collaborate with Bucketfeet, alongside a group of wonderful local creatives, in a campaign to promote their wearable-art sneakers. […]

Ways to Wear | How to Style our Versatile Knits

Hooded Infinity Moonrise

Versatility and functionality are kind of our thing.   Here at DeNada, our knits aren’t just about the look! We design all of our pieces with our customers in mind. We embrace the innovation of knitwear to create pieces that are truly useful. That means we care about practicality, functionality, AND style. From reversible cowls, […]

Mana Morimoto | Photograph Embroidery | DeNada

Photograph embroidery featuring a black and white photograph of Mount Rushmore, overlain with colorful fiber art thread embroidery by Tokyo-based artist Mana Morimoto.

Mana Morimoto creates out-of-this-world works of fiber art by embroidering colorful thread onto black and white photographs. Morimoto’s photograph embroidery exists in the “in between,” as her use of colorful fibers transforms vintage and often serious images into vibrant works of art, fresh and anew. The elusive young artist was born and raised in Japan, […]

2017 New York Fashion Week | Runway Rewind

Black Wrapped High Neck with Athletic Skirt by Public School

Although New York Fashion Week flew by in the blink of an eye (as per usual ;)), many designers have introduced to us ideas that will continue to inspire throughout the year and beyond. From flowing dresses with eye catching silhouettes to sharp lined knits and jackets, this year’s shows kept us excited from beginning to end. Public School […]

DeNada x Anchyi Adorned | The Poncho Look

Washingtonian Style Setter and DC's Woman of Style, blogger Anchyi Wei of Anchyi Adorned, a petite woman with a layered long bob, wears the alpaca Poncho Sweater in Drop Stitch in Charcoal grey from Washington DC-based knit apparel and accessories brand DeNada's 2016 Autumn/Winter collection paired with a Coach Saddle Bag, Zara, studio leather skirt, and Jimmy Choo Gypsy Over-the knee Boots as part of a gresyscale street style winter fashion OOTD look in front of modern building with large glass windows.

She’s a Washington, DC style star and she’s taking over our blog. Get inspired by guest blogger Anchyi Wei’s edgy take on the knit poncho! The knit poncho is one of my favorite styles to wear during this time of the year.  I love the free form and the comfort, and was excited to have found this alpaca version from […]

Tokyo Street Style | DeNada in Japan

Senegalese-Japanese model with curly two-toned natural hair, Marie Nakawaga walks down the streets of Tokyo, Japan wearing the a Tokyo street style look featuring the Drop Stitch Shawl in Camel from Washington DC-based contemporary knit apparel and accessories brand DeNada's 2016 Autumn/Winter Collection.

Even though January is almost at its end, I’m still reflecting on 2016. It was a year of challenges, changes, and growth. Looking back, I feel grateful for the highlights of 2016. Those good moments kept my passion safe from fading and my outlook on life from straying to far from the positive. One of the best moments of the […]