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La Catrina Fashion Show was Steeped in Heritage

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This weekend at The National Museum of Mexican Art, the La Catrina Fashion Show captured the colorful beauty and diversity of Mexican culture through fashion. The show featured designs by three Mexican-American designers; Gary Gonzalez, Horacio Nieto, and Elda De La Rosa.

Aesthetic inspiration of the collections came from cultural heritage, Frida Khalo, Dia de Muertos and told a story on the runway about the crossroads of culture and couture. Horacio's collection captured the essence of Frida Kahlo with a subtle folkloric influence, Gary Gonzalez drew his inspiration from Day of the Dead and dedicated his collection to his late brother. Finally, Elda De La Rosa's collection celebrated the beauty and elegance of Mexican women.
· National Museum of Mexican Art [Official Site]

National Museum of Mexican Art

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