It was not too long ago, however, that Mexican fashion and jewelry was simply relegated to traditional folklore shops and small crowded kiosks. However, this is no longer the case as the demand for stunning and vibrant Mexican jewelry –and clothes – continues to soar. In fact, ‘Made in Mexico’ jewelry and attire now blanket a myriad of luxury department stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City.
The reason for this fashion and jewelry boom is simply a movement by the youth to blend in traditional styles with modern designs. In fact, young and trend Mexicans no longer buy just local products. While many have purchased clothing and jewelry to support local businesses, hipsters are now opting for upscale Mexican fashions at stores like Abercrombie & Fitch and Urban Outfitters.
According to industry experts, Mexican fashion has truly made a strong comeback in recent years – at home and abroad. For example: locally produced Mexican-style dresses, shirts, and embroidered items are literally selling out at international marts and depots. Designers like Paola Quintero – a fashion coordinator at Elle Mexico – has also seen popular brands like Yakampot, Cihua, and Lorena Saravia flourish worldwide due to unsurpassed quality and designs.
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So popular are Mexican fashions and jewelry that Mexico City was recently ranked as “the number one fashion market in Latin America.” This is courtesy of Brenda Diaz la Vega – Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar Mexico and Latin America. The latest Mexican fashion boom has not only inspired clothing, attire, and silver jewelry – but also trendy and fashionable footwear. In fact, Ricardo Seco – Mexican designer – recently saw his indigenous hand-beaded designs incorporated into New Balance sneaker lines. This is just one of many examples of how Mexican fashion has and continues to impact countless industries and niches across the world.
Whether looking to spruce up your wardrobe or add some silver pendants or chains to your look - Mexican jewelry and attire will continue to soar in global popularity for years to come.