Mexican Dresses

I would say that there is a great variety of Mexican dresses. We found out that people in Mexico and the world refer to so many different styles with the same term. And there are so many types of dresses because of the very rich cultural background throughout Mexico and the European influence in the different regions during colonization.



Embroidered Dress

Check out our collection of Emroidered Dresses. Hand-crafted in the Southern states of Mexico; mainly Puebla and Oaxaca.




Contemporary Dresses

There are designs with a practical use today. They have the typical Mexican color and style with a modern touch.

Embroidered Dress

Mexican embroidered dresses
Usually colorful, simple and ethnically handcrafted. There are many regions where these are crafted but the most famous are from the states of Puebla, Oaxaca and Yucatan.


Wedding Dresses

Mexican wedding dresses
Beautiful, simple and elegant designs for a town or beach wedding. There are also summers, spring, fall or winter wedding dresses, or short, corset or vintage wedding dresses.


Traditional Dresses

Modern Mexican traditional dresses
Modern, stylish, simple, usually embroidered with luscious earth tones, and vibrant designs.


Fancy Dresses

Mexican fancy dresses
Popular designs some with embroidery or Mexican symbols and styles.


Pre-Hispanic Dresses

If we refer to pre-Hispanic dresses the more recognizable ones would be those related to the main civilizations in México; Thankfully, these dresses are still made by indigeneous people today and they use the same techniques, forms and colors that were used before the Spanish colonization. For example, they still use backstrap looms, with forms of squares, rectangles and parallelograms.

Aztec Clothing

Aztec
Probably the most unique style withing Mexican clothing. With rich history, these pieces are sophisticated. They do offer symbols and ideas to designers which make modern extraordinary garments.


Mayan Clothing

Mayan
Very nice designs of big flowers make these pieces in fashion.




Traditional Dresses

Traditional Dresses

Traditional Mexican Dresses Post Hispanic typical; those related to specific geographic areas or states of Mexico. Find some of the most beautiful designs from the states of Tabasco, Michoacan and Campeche.


Tehuana
Used at the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region mainly Oaxaca.

Yucateca
Used at the Yucatán Peninsula region mainly in Yucatán; very much influenced by the Mayan culture.

Norteña
Northern states of Durango, Tamaulipas and Nuevo León.

Huasteca
Central México, including Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas and Querétaro.

Veracruzana
Used at Mexican Gulf region, mainly in Veracruz.


Typical Mexican Dress Typical Mexican Dress

Folkloric Dresses

Within the traditional dresses, there are the Mexican folkloric dress designs recognized as part of Mexican culture.


China Poblana Dress

China Poblana

The China Poblana dress is an Asian influece in the time where Spain conquered Mexico and Philippines.

"The dress style now known as China Poblana, a white blouse and colorful embroidered red and green shirt, has evolved to include the national symbols of Mexico - an eagle clutching a snake, and prickly pear cactus." (ASIAN INFLUENCE IN MEXICO STEMS FROM SEVENTEENTH CENTURY By Mark D. Lacy)


Adelita Dress

Soldadera or Adelita

Women soldier that "occasionally fought in battle, generally traveled with the revolutionary armies to forage for food, cook meals, nurse the wounded, wash clothes, and other services not provided by the military".(www.actlab.utexas.edu/~geneve/zapwomen/.../paper.html).

Adelita is the name of a song about a Soldadera who has become the most famous icon.


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