Category Archives: Fashion

Sorry, Folks, the $40 Burrito Yoga Bag Is Sold Out, but…

Fear not: I’m pretty sure the folks over at Brogamats are working on it. In the meantime, you can always use your tortilla towel  or — of course — a Deluxe Mexican Yoga Blanket as an OK substitute to wrap your existing yoga mat. … Continue reading

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The ‘Spanish Feminist T-shirt’ Fails to Speak Proper Spanish

Human, an online retailer that “believes that every printed object can be a mechanism to declare identity and belonging,” would be well advised to double check their Spanish copy before plastering whatever on their t-shirts, mugs and other accessories. Take the Spanish Feminist T-shirt, which features … Continue reading

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Amazon Wants you to Believe this Mexican Blanket is a ‘Deluxe Yoga Mat’ 😂

Amazon, the versatile online retailer where you can get your Hispanic-themed dolls and your Hispanic-flag T-shirts, is introducing yet another ethnic-relevant product. Ladies & Gentlemen, I give you: The YogaDirect Deluxe Mexican Yoga Blanket, which is basically a sarape that my people (i.e. The Mexicans) use to do … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurs Find Inspiration in America’s President Elect

Photo: Romina González, Isla Mujeres, 2017

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Alicia Machado Moves On: Launches Male Fragrance, Develops Extra Limbs, Writes Book

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who this year jumped to non-Hispanic fame after confessing to having being called horrible things like Miss Piggy and Miss Housekeeping by Horrible-Person Donald Trump (HPDT), is apparently moving on. The Venezuela native this week took to Twitter to promote her … Continue reading

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It’s ‘Ethnic Halloween’ Season in New York City

I have no idea what this is, but it looks colorful and “ethnic” enough to earn a space in this blog. For other wonderful examples of “ethnic-relevant costumes,” click here, here or here. Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem, NYC. Oct. 2014

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Is This Woman Wearing Tamales as Pants? 🤔

I have no idea what she has in mind, but these things are making me hungry! Via: *The* Internet

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