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.
Check out our collection of Emroidered Dresses. Hand-crafted in the Southern states of Mexico; mainly Puebla and Oaxaca.
There are designs with a practical use today. They have the typical Mexican color and style with a modern touch.
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.
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.
Modern Mexican traditional dresses
Modern, stylish, simple, usually embroidered with luscious earth tones, and vibrant designs.
Mexican fancy dresses
Popular designs some with embroidery or Mexican symbols and styles.
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 back-strap looms, with forms of squares, rectangles and parallelograms.
Probably the most unique style within Mexican clothing. With rich history, these pieces are sophisticated. They do offer symbols and ideas to designers which make modern extraordinary garments.
Very nice designs of big flowers make these pieces in fashion.
These are the traditional Mexican dresses; also called the typical or regional outfits; those related to specific geographical areas or states in Mexico. The more elaborate designs are also called Mexican folkloric outfits or dresses which are part of Mexican culture. Find here some of the most famous and beautiful creations!
The dress is an authentic style. The dress has a wide and full skirt specially designed for folkloric dances. This dress is also called ranchera dress or a similar variation called the ribbon dress for escaramuzas.
Soldadera or Adelita
This is in reality a version of the Jalisco dress. Women soldier that would come to the battlefield and traveled with the revolutionary armies to help to cook meals, provide care to the wounded, wash clothes, etc.
The China Poblana dress is the typical outfit of the state of Puebla. It has Asian influence from the time when Spain colonized Mexico and the Philippines. It has a white blouse and a colorful embroidered red and green skirt. They also include designs with national symbols of Mexico such as an eagle and a snake on a prickly pear cactus.
The dress is becoming very popular thanks to its simple yet beautiful design. The skirt is typically a stamped flower pattern, but the gala version is on dark blue fabric.
This dress is truly a work of art from the town of Chiapa de Corzo. The dress is made out of satin which feels like silk and flounces are sewed with large embroidered flowers.
Used at the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region mainly Oaxaca.
Used at the Yucatán Peninsula region mainly in Yucatán; very much influenced by the Mayan culture.
Northern states of Durango, Tamaulipas and Nuevo León.
Central México, including Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas and Querétaro.
Used at Mexican Gulf region, mainly in Veracruz.
Typical Mexican Dress
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