With the weather finally feeling spring-like, you might find yourself wanting to switch up your closet. If you’re looking for vibrant prints and bright pops of color for the season, we’ve got you covered. We have scoured the internet to find 10 Latino-owned shops you can support and get ready for spring.
Started by Elsa Fernandez, Eye Candy Boutique aims to find “fashionable plus-size clothes and accessories for everyone.” The store offers a selection of casual outfits at a fairly affordable price.
Blogger Simonett Pereira’s Miami-based shop, Style Mafia, also has an online site. Style Mafia is geared toward those who love fashion month, but who have their own sense of style. “Our pieces aim to convey a message of minimalism and sophistication while paying great attention to details and confection.”
Rottweiler is a San Diego-based streetwear brand concocted by David Castillo.
Just in time for spring, Regina, an Afro-Boricua woman who named her shop after her grandmother, is launching a tropical nail polish collection. The polishes – named Bachata Rosa, Unbothered, and Thickums – come in a range of bright, fun colors. They’re all also vegan friendly and cruelty free, made for “untameable and unshameable womxn.”
Valfré’s whimsical style is exactly what you need in your closet this spring.
Selva Negra is all about breezy outfits. Started by Kristen Gonzalez and Sam Romero, the brand combines their “tomboy feeling and bold feminine identity to embody a collection that aims to set zero limits to what women can achieve.”
Started by Julie Sariñana of the Sincerely Jules blog, this shop started with a few select products. Now, it’s a full-fledged fashion brand that includes both dressy and casual options.
Since starting in 2013, BornxRaised has managed to stand out. Co-founders Spanto and 2Tone have put on for their community.
Hija de tu Madre
Hija de tu Madre’s bedazzled Virgencita jackets are one of its most popular items, but the shop has other cute items as well.
Uzumaki Cepeda offers up pieces of wearable art with her fuzzy sneakers and earrings.