Category Archives: Fashion

New York City Salon Will Give you the ‘Indian Virgin’ Look

I have no idea what this salon is up to, but in addition to a “refrigerio” Wednesday, they’re offering to implant you with the hair of an Indian virgin — for some reason. Photo: Jessica Solt Inwood, NYC

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Kate Spade Wants to Make Mariachis Great Again!

Mexican immigrants are not precisely popular these days –and I’m pretty sure we’ll all get deported real soon. But local mariachis are making their way to the world of high fashion, thanks in part to Kate Spade New York. The … Continue reading

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Ever Wanted to Drive Like an Inca from Baja? Go Get Your ‘Ethnic-Style’ Wheel Cover Today!

From the online retailer that brought us the Mexican Deluxe Yoga Mat, the Hispanic Flag and — of course — the DIY Tacos al pastor, now comes the Baja Inca Blanket Steering Wheel Cover Plush Poncho , an “ethnic, fun, fashionable” … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows No Limits: Flood Edition

Mexico City looked like a scene of an apocalyptic movie on Wednesday afternoon as a powerful storm hit Mexico’s capital, flooding entire avenues, several subway stations and even private homes and shopping malls. But, as you — loyal followers of … Continue reading

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This Fashion Designer Will not Leave Home Without Tajín, Because Life without Mexican Spices Is Dull

I don’t care much for fashion designers, nor what they carry — or not — in their bags when they travel. However, you have to give it to Luxury Menswear designer Michael Bastian for informing us about his obsession with … Continue reading

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Dude Rides the Subway Wearing a Chapo Shirt, Because El Chapo Is the Shit

Do note that his t-shirt reads something like “From rags to riches” en español, of course… As spotted by an anonymous source of this blogger at the Chicago subway (Red Line).

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Mexicans Are Freaking out about ‘Mexico Is the Shit’ Fashion

It was bound to happen. A fashion idea born in Mexico, and crafted by Mexican designer Anuar Layon was meant to show the world (or, more specifically the obtuse Trump administration) that Mexico is… well, the shit (i.e. bien chingón.) But of course, when you … Continue reading

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