This past Thursday began Hispanic* Heritage Month.
The event runs through October 15
and is really a celebration
of all Latin culture.
*Note: Although it's technically called Hispanic Heritage Month, there is a movement to rename the event to reflect a more inclusive and accurate portrayal of the complex history and diverse group of nations that are lumped into
one category in one month.
More details about this can be read here.
We can get behind that
and moving forward
we will refer to Hispanic Heritage Month as
Latin Heritage Month.
Now, back to clothing.
Pattern, movement, and color
seem the golden recipe
for magical, visceral design.
has this ratio
down pat and is a marvelous
thing to behold.
Below, Velma Roybal talks designing costumes and sewing for her Ballet Folklorico group in
Velma shares some really great advice on sewing:
It's also calming for me,
See you next week for more inspiring and educational stories on the clothes we wear.
Plenty more where that came from
at all the usual places.
Have a great week
Arrange What Pieces Come Your Way.
Style is for Everyone!
This here is a celebration at the intersection of