Lingerie and executive bodysuits, with luxurious and high quality fabrics.
Inspired by the European chemise, its colonial-style blouse, has been widely adopted in indigenous areas. The “huipil” is a sleeveless tunic. In native setting, their generously ruffled skirts are known as “Tehuana” https://www.vam.ac.uk/articles/traditional-mexican-dress. Mexico is famous for its love of all things bright, and that is the nation’s signature style (when it comes to fashion too). Country’s best-known fashion? The popular 20th-century artist Frida Kahlo, with her necklaces and floral headpieces encapsulates.
Creating items that have a sensual element into them, she work with see-through fabrics and crêpe, also working a lot around her own body and to the cuts she apply to it. Bodysuits are her best-sellers and most profitable pieces. In 2008, her collection was a mix between silk, masculine loungewear and mesh lingerie. Two years later, she launched her brand (with silk kimonos and negligees). Made for using luxuriously soft, high-quality fabrics, she founded her label MARIKA VERA in 2010 https://www.marikavera.mx/, hosting directional lingerie and bodysuits.
She also launched her diffusion line SIGNATURE https://www.notjustalabel.com/collection/marikavera/signature-by-marika-vera. Visit her new store located in Polanco (Julio Verne 96, Mexico City), where you will find a wide selection of her most recent styles. You are looking for lingerie or outerwear garments with delicate lines? You too can go at her atelier (by-appointment-only showroom), but her line is also available at New York outlets includin Journelle, Brooklyn Fox Lingerie, and the Museum of Sex.
If you like to deepen the knowledge of creative people who have contributed to enriching Mexican fashion, you can type https://themccloskeymethod.wordpress.com/2014/09/09/mexican-fashion-designer-carlos-pineda/. The sole purpose of this site is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works. The property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors.