An authentic looking dress (blouse and skirt) which is made with colors as vibrant as Mexico. Used everywhere in Mexico for celebrations and festivities, especially for 5 de mayo.
The typical dress from Jalisco has a striking design and is actually a skirt and matching blouse. It consists of a very wide skirt with ribbon stripes in the middle that form a star, and more ribbon stripes at the bottom end. The blouse has a high collar, and matching stripes in the sleeves.
Made by women in the communities near Mexico city. We are working with co-ops of women that work together to make pieces of art using their available time at home to embroider and woven. We support the indigenous families of Mexico empowering them to earn a stable income and providing a window to the world for their products with a fair trade price. Using our product you are sharing the story of women in Mexico whose hearts and dreams are carried in this piece.