Major fashion brands accused of cultural appropriation in Mexico
Mexico has blasted major clothing brands Zara, Anthropologie and Patowl for using patterns and other elements of Mexican indigenous textiles in their collections without permission, the ministry of culture said Friday. The ministry has sent letters to the three labels asking them to publicly clarify on what grounds "the collective property" of...
31 May 2021
Isabel Marant apologises for Mexican appropriation
French fashion designer Isabel Marant has apologized after the Mexican government criticized her for appropriating and selling clothes based on traditional indigenous patterns. Marant heads the latest fashion brand to be condemned by the Mexican government for copying indigenous designs, with similar complaints levelled against Spanish retail...
17 Nov 2020
Mexico Louis Vuitton questioned by Indian embroidery design armchair
The government of Mexico sent a letter to the mark French luxury Louis Vuitton where colorful questioned use Indigenous designs center of the country to develop an expensive lining armchair. "We have learned with surprise that collection Dolls by Raw Edges her signature, a chair (R98619 model) which reproduce appears elements forming part and...
9 Jul 2019
Video: Boyfriend's Shirt | Spring Summer 2019 Full Fashion Show | Exclusive
Boyfriend's Shirt (Colectivo Diseño Mexicano) launches collection for SS 2019 in Mexica Fashion Week.
22 Nov 2018
The fashion industry lends a hand to Mexico
Mexico - On Thursday, 19 September 1985, an earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale hit Mexico City, as well as 10 states of the Mexican Republic. This month, 32 years after that terrible day and again on 19 September, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake overturned the nation yet again. For a minute and twenty seconds, all of Mexico and the world...
28 Sep 2017
Abercrombie & Fitch to launch in Mexico
US fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is set to open its first A&F and Hollister stores in Mexico during the first quarter of 2015. The apparel group has signed a franchise agreement with Grupo AXO to set up a retail network throughout the country, with the first Hollister store slated to open late spring 2015 and the group debut A&F store...
31 Dec 2014