When it comes to assembling the perfect holiday season sala fit, these Latine brands do NOT come to play during Thanksgiving, Christmas or any holiday. Whether you come from a glam sala family or a comfy and cozy lounge crew, our list of designers and their wide selection of garments and accessories have got you covered.
This sala season, we’re not afraid to express our unique style or stunt on our primos with equally dazzling fits, which is why we’ve gathered together 7 Latine designers who are serving garments that are as on-point as your mom’s flawless arroz con leche recipe.
Selva Negra - The quirky, Color-Blocking Queen
It’s time we bring back bright colors to our fall wardrobe! Selva Negra is a Mexican and Filipina-owned company that blends personal identity with statement pieces and festival-ready garments that are appropriate for any and all kinds of celebrations. We especially love the funky Jacquard Sweaters for a cozy evening in style.
Oh, and they have matching options for your fur babies as well.
Rebdolls - The Showstopper
It is highly likely that your first runway show was at your family’s holiday party, and the fashion brand founded by Dominican Grisel Paula, Rebdolls, is keeping the tradition alive with its variety of glamorous and trending styles! Rebdolls offers stylish statement pieces and essentials with sizes ranging from 0-32, making it the go-to option for almost everyone.
Afrolunatika - The Subtle Statement Maker
The subtle power of Afrolunatika’s statement jewelry lies in its material and artisanal quality — along with its poetic one-liners. This Made-in-Puerto Rico jewelry line includes powerful statements that empower women, encourage self-love, and naturally radiate positive energy. Sometimes, positive energy is exactly what we need for dinner with the familia.
Mi Vida - The Unapologetic Free Spirit
There is nothing like a good old-fashioned statement tee — especially one that prompts conversation and compliments! Mi Vida is a lifestyle and apparel brand that offers and supports DIY and handcrafted artwork across jewelry, fashion, and home decor. The all-Chicano team creates customized pieces that represent the love and appreciation of our cultura in a powerful way.
Awake NY - The Cool Primo
If your goal is to be the flyest dressed guest, Awake NY by Angelo Baque is your one-stop shop. The Ecuadorian-American brand honors meticulous tailoring and unwavering coolness with its wide variety of jersey coats, jackets, socks, and accessories.
MCLC - The Fierce One
Step out in style and in comfort with MCLC’s colorful collection of boots, mules, and even cozy chanclas! Guatemalan-owned shoe designer, Jacqueline Velasquez, designs footwear for the “sole,” which is perfect for feet that will race to the kitchen for seconds.