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What’s in Your Maptote? Meet: Hugo

Meet our Wholesale & Retail Coordinator, Hugo! He started in September of 2016 and processes and packs all of the retail and wholesale orders. This master packer can fit a record number of totes in one box. He also contributes to designing our new products. Hugo grew up in Laredo, TX and has lived in Brooklyn for the past 2 years.

Q: What do you love about where you live?
A: I like that the part of Brooklyn I live in is very historical and a central location. I also like being close to a lot of friends and being near so much food.

Q:What’s been your favorite part of working for Maptote?
A:The trade shows and designing new products for our line and for custom clients.

Q: What Maptote bag are you carrying?
A: Either the Miami Beach Tote or The Game of Thrones Market Tote.

Q: What essentials do you carry in your Maptote?
A: Wallet, Keys, Headphones, lotion, and snacks collected from the Gowanus Whole Foods.

Q: What’s your favorite Instagram to follow?
A: I’ll like anything @champagnepapi or @badgalriri posts.

Q: What’s on your playlist right now?
A: Heart to Break by Kim Petras, bitches by Tove Lo with Charli XCX, deep end by Lykke Li, Heartbreak in Encino Hills by Rae Sremmurd, Miami by Kali Uchis, Nice for What by Drake, and I Do by Cardi B & SZA.

Q: What location has inspired you most recently and why?
A: Recently I went to the Riviera Maya area in Mexico! I explored and learned a lot about Mexican and Mayan culture. I also got to relax at the beautiful beaches. 



Posted on September 24th, 2018 by Maptote

What’s in Your Maptote?

Meet our summer intern, Makenna! Makenna is a Kansas City, MO native who attends Sewanee: The University of the South. She is spending the summer living in Brooklyn.

Q: What do you love most about where you live?
A: Brooklyn has been good to me in so many ways this summer. I love the charm of Brooklyn walk ups. One of my favorite things to do is to walk around the Brooklyn Heights historic district.

Q: What’s been your favorite part of working for Maptote?
A: I have loved having the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship in working for a small business. Every day I have the chance to work on something new that interests me with people who have experience in the field. From digital media marketing, to product placement and design, my internship with Maptote has allowed me to better envision my career path in an environment that allows me to grow in several capacities.

Q:What Maptote bag are you carrying?
A: I am carrying the Brooklyn Denim Tote.

Q:What’s in Your Maptote?
A: Wallet, keys, metro card, planner, moisturizer, lots of snacks, current reads, sunglasses, chap-stick, water bottle, earbuds, etc. etc.

Q: What’s your favorite Instagram to follow?
A: @life I love looking at old pictures 
@explorecanada!!  I’m a proud Canadian and this account really shows the natural beauty of the country.

What’s on your playlist right now?
 Right now I’m rotating between a lot of The Talking Heads, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Lord Huron, Tom Petty, George Ezra, and The Head and The Heart. 

What location inspired you most recently and why?
I just came back from a semester in Dublin, Ireland. I loved learning about Irish literature, design, and theater. Pictured below is the canal, which was my favorite place to go after class. 


Posted on July 23rd, 2018 by Maptote

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