Posted on October 23 2014
When it comes to Mexican fashion, there are three main groups: modern,
traditional and celebration. Looking at smaller towns, you can see distinct
modern style. Much of the style has a native feel shown by the colors and
materials chosen. Many have a preference for earth-tones, but it’s not
uncommon to find bright colors mixed in. Traditional Mexican clothing
combines native and European elements. Materials used include cotton
and agave, along with Spanish wool and silk, which were later introduced.
Different styles can vary from gender, social status and ethnic group.
Celebration garments are bright and detailed. They are worn on special
occasions like Day of the Dead and the Carnival. During Carnival, the
Mexican clothing of choice is the Charro suit, popularized by the Mariachi.