Mexico Fashion

Must Haves for your Cinco de Mayo party

Aguacatenango Blouse (55 USD) at www.chiapasbazaar.com

Aguacatenango Blouse (55 USD) at http://www.chiapasbazaar.com

 

Cinco de Mayo is the biggest celebration in the US of Mexican culture and traditions.  It’s our day to be a Mexican, wear a sombrero, drink some margaritas, and say hola, como estas to everyone we know.

But the question is now – what do I wear to my Cinco de Mayo party?  Something subtle, with a slight nod to the Mexican culture?  Or do we go a little over the top with something very authentic and traditional?

As experts in all things Mexico, here are our suggestions for your 5 de Mayo attire and accessorizing:

Simple and classic:

These obsidian bracelets dress up a simple outfit and are perfect with your LBD for those attending classy 5 de Mayo events.  Sip your margarita in style with these glamorous pieces from Mexico.  Best when worn in multiples.

5 de Mayo #1 accessory.  8$ at Chiapas Bazaar

5 de Mayo #1 accessory. 8$ at Chiapas Bazaar

Be a little bit louder with this belt:

Handmade in the highlands of Chiapas, this embroidered flowered belt looks great over a simple tunic or dress.  You can even be super traditional and loud and proud and pair it with the eponymous flowered traditional Mexican blouse.

Frida Kahlo style:

A style icon in her day, although she preferred to shun convention and wear traditional attire from Mexico and Central America, she would be perfectly at home in a pair of earrings like this or an understated cocktail ring like this.

Tradition with a twist:

This skirt comes from a traditional village in a remote area of Chiapas, but will perfectly at home at a too cool for school 5 de Mayo party in Chelsea or Greenpoint.

Carranza Mini - reinventing traditions $150 at Chiapas Bazaar

Carranza Mini – reinventing traditions $150 at Chiapas Bazaar

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