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  1. June 14, 2018
    A surf trip, driving overland, through Central America had been my dream for as long as I can remember. Probably since I started surfing, just after I moved to Costa Rica – now more than twelve years ago. I had the whole thing planned. I’d buy a car in Califor...
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  2. May 19, 2018
    Yoga has been part of my life for nearly twenty years. I’ve changed, and so has my yoga. It started as an activity to stretch my track/volleyball/basketball/hockey/snowboarding muscles. It felt good. I was flexible and acrobatic, and I looked for dynamic and a...
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  3. April 19, 2018
    I am flying en route toward a new life.Last year, the decision to go live in Nicaragua - where I would open a new Dkoko factory - led me to meet, completely unexpectedly, the person who I had secretly asked the Universe to send me.I’ve heard it said many times...
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  4. December 22, 2017
    Who makes our clothes? We are a small company proud to say we make all our products with love. In this blog post I share with you a little bit about how our products are made.I start the designing process inspired by my day to day life. My everyday surf sessio...
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  5. November 24, 2017
    Eight years ago, Dkoko was born of the dream to create the perfect brand for women like us. Today, in light of all these years of adventure and learning, I am proud to have turned this beautiful dream into reality. As I wrote in a previous post, I’m thrilled t...
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  6. September 23, 2017
    After 8 years since we started Dkoko, we have opened our new shop and showroom of surf bikinis and products from our label, in Jaco beach, Costa Rica. At the Dkoko shop you will find all our swimwear and learn the details about our collections. We have a great...
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  7. July 8, 2017
    Making magic in our last photoshoot! For the last 8 years, Dkoko has been like a baby to me. It has made me evolve and learn in many different ways. It has given me lots of happy moments, worries and thanks to it I’ve engaged into amazing adventures.Dkoko has ...
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  8. May 16, 2017
    Last month we celebrated the one year anniversary of our sewing shop in Nicaragua. I trace my memory back just a year and smile, remembering the many special experiences I lived throughout the process of creating a brand of which I'm now so very proud.I grew a...
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  9. July 27, 2016
    New design for Dkoko by Erykah Zeledón from Collage Diseño with the guaria morada and flor de sancuajocheThe first time I came to Nicaragua was 12 years ago. I swam in the waters of Lake Cocibolca, climbed Maderas Volcano and danced beneath the full moon in Gr...
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  10. March 31, 2016
    I remember the first time I heard someone talk about a bikini.My mom had taken my sister and I to Playa Samara to spend our summer vacation, the happiest time of every year. I was six years old, had just finished kindergarden, and was about to begin my first y...
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  11. February 19, 2016
    At Dkoko we have had the opportunity to meet and share with Emily Gussoni since she was 12 years old. During all these 4 years we have seen her become an amazing girl as well as a talented surfer. We asked Emily some questions to know a little bit more about h...
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  12. December 9, 2015
    At the start of the year, I was reading Daniel Lieberman's "The Story of the Human Body," which led me on a journey through human evolution. I began imagining myself as a hunter-gatherer, traversing the distance each day in search of food, while my naked feet ...
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  13. October 28, 2015
    For a while now, I've been thinking and chatting with certain girl friends about what it means to be 'powerful women'. Why is it increasingly more difficult to empower ourselves?Because the society we live in bombards us on the daily with images of women with ...
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