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Lupita Nyong'o

2016 Vogue Video

Amanda Seyfried

September 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow

December 2013


Jamie Chung

October 2013


Rachel Roy

June 2014

July 2014

Hanneli Mustaparta

June 2013

July 2013

Jenn Im

May 2014

May 2014

Hilary Rhoda

August 2015 

August 2015

Bar Refaeli

October 2013 


Valentina Ferragni

May 2017


Chriselle Lim 

December 2013

Zanita Whittington

June 2014


Kelly Rutherford





2019 The Insider’s Guide to Guatemala, from Antigua to Lake Atitlán.” Here Magazine 

2019 Women We Love: Francesca Kennedy of Ix Style.” BareMinerals

2018 Orange Economy: Innovations From Latin America.” Inter American Development Bank

2018 Francesca Kennedy, Entre las 25 Mujeres Más Poderosas Según People.” Prensa Libre

2018 Francesca Kennedy Visita Panajachel Junto a Otras Famosas.” Prensa Libre

2018 24 Women Our Favorite Entrepreneurs We Want You To Know.” Refinery29

2018 She’s Mercedes.” Mercedes-Benz Guatemala

2018 Las 25 mujeres más poderosas de People en Español.” People Magazine

2018 Amanda Hearst's Guatemalan Vacation is More About Giving Than Glamour.” Town & Country

2018 ¿Por Qué es un Buen Momento para los Emprendimientos Creativos?Prensa Libre

2018 Ix Style, Calzado Guatemalteco Inspirado en el Lago Atitlán.”

2018 A Guide To Guatemala From A Shoe Designer Who’s Giving Back.” Galore Magazine 

2018 Francesca Kennedy Introduces Mayan Accessories To The World.” Cosmopol Magazine

2018 Para Estas Guatemaltecas, Todos Los Días Son De La Mujer.” República Magazine

2017 17 Pieces of Advice That Will Turn Your Career Around in 2017.” Forbes

2017 How This Latina Entrepreneur Got Goop, Rebecca Minkoff, Birchbox to Pay 

Attention to Her Brand.” Forbes

2017  This Founder Is on a Mission to Save the Eighth Wonder of the World.” Inc. Magazine

2017 ¿Pensando en qué regalar en Navidad? Estas causas merecen tu apoyo.” Univision

2017 Like Water For Shoes: Sandal Company Helps The Poor In Guatemala.” Fox News

2017 Francesca Kennedy Strives to Make Difference in Guatemala.” People Magazine 

2017 McCurry, el fotógrafo que ha ido desde Afganistán hasta Guatemala.” Prensa Libre 

2017 34 Latin American Startups to Keep an Eye On in 2017.” Startupi

2017 World’s Leading Ladies.” The Huffington Post

2017 Francesca Kennedy.” ¡Hola! Magazine 

2017 Francesca Kennedy: Fundadora de Ix Style.” Look Magazine

2017 What We Learned from eMerge 2017.” Modernizing Medicine

2017 Huaraches Are Helping Clean Up This Suffering Guatemalan Lake.” We Are Mitu

2017 Francesca Kennedy Preserves Her Mayan Heritage in ‘Ix’ Style.” Mano Magazine

2017 A Transformar la Educación.” El Periodico

2017 BID Premia Innovación de Cinco Emprendedores Guatemaltecos.” Estrategia y Negocios

2017 Women's Day 2017 Special: 27 Business Leaders.” Inc. Magazine

2017 Saving Lake Atitlán: Women-Focused Business Provides Clean Water – and Good Jobs.” Next Billion

2017 Productos Innovadores 2017.” Revista Win 

2017 I.X. Style – Huarache Sandals Making a Difference!.” Mexi Moment

2017 This Fierce Founder is Providing Clean Water For Guatemalans.” Swaay Magazine

2017 Meet the Buzzy Charitable Shoe Designer Competing for Tory Burch’s Fellowship.”

2016 Keep These 5 Things In Mind If Your Goal is to Start a Nonprofit.” Forbes 

2016 How This Latina Turned Her Aha Moment Into A Profitable, Socially Responsible Business.” Forbes

2016 AccessLatina: Giving Women Entrepreneurs Tools to Reach Next Level.” NBC News

2016 Compra Ix Style y Dona Agua Potable.” Vogue Mexico
2016 World's Chicest on the Secrets to an Insta-Worthy Wardrobe.” Harper’s Bazaar

2016 Una Empresa Que Nació en un Lago.” El Diario NY Noticias

2016 Lifetime’s New Series Is Like ‘Shark Tank’ For Fashion Brands.” NY Observer

2016 “​​Wells Fargo + Hispanicize Announce Winner 'Latino Perfect Pitch' Competition.” Global News Wire

2016 ​​MDC’s Idea Center, NBCUniversal, Telemundo Present Innovation M Conference.” Miami Herald

2016 A Day In The Life Of Ix Style’s Francesca Kennedy.” Camille Styles

2016 Las Sandalias Guatemaltecas que usan los Famosos y Ayudan al País.” Soy 502

2016 Latina Entrepreneur Finds Clean Water Guatemalan Designs.” Latinas In Business

2015 Francesca Kennedy Una Sandalia Por Gotas De Agua.” El Impulso

2015 Gap Celebrates International Women's Day With IX Style.” Harper’s Bazaar

2015 Do Bem: Conheça A Etiqueta De Acessórios Ix Style.” Vogue Brazil

2015 Best Foot Forward.” Vogue Middle East

2015 台南也有小清新時尚!巷弄特色小店White Do白做研究所等你來探索!.” Vogue Taiwan ​​

2015 A PA Latina Mixes High-Fashion Huarache Sandals and Mission Work in Guatemala.” Al Dia News

2015 Ix Style Water For Children.” Fashion Revolution

2015 7 Parties, 20 Sunny Looks To Copy Today.” Refinery29

2014 Shop for a Cause: Ix Style’s Sandals Give Guatemalan Children Clean Drinking Water.” InStyle 

2013 ​​ Ix Style per il Guatemala.” Vogue Italy

2013 Worn on the Fourth of July: Five Looks for the Holiday.” Vogue USA

2013 3 Questions for IX Style’s Francesca Kennedy.” Women’s Wear Daily FootWear News

2013 Win-Win: Your New Summer Sandal Gives Back, Too.” Refinery29

2013 Orefield Siblings Start Charity Sandal Company.” Morning Call 



2018 Serinda Swan Influencer

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2014 Rachel Roy Influencer

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2014 Glamour Magazine

2014 Amanda Seyfried Oscar winning actress

2013 Jamie Chung Influencer

2013 Hanneli Mustaparta Influencer

2013 Hanneli Mustaparta Influencer

2013 Harper’s Bazaar

2013 Vogue Magazine

2013 Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP

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