How 3 Mexican Fashion Designers are Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th through October 15th marks Hispanic Heritage Month here in the United States.

Three Mexican fashion designers made it their mission to announce the launch of MX_NY, an initiative by the team behind Fashion Week Mexico that will align Mexican creative talent with the fashion industry in New York, during this month of the celebration of unity within the Latino community.

The MX_NY campaign is proud to roll out a series of initiatives from media appearances to creative collaborations throughout Hispanic Heritage Month and the next few months all leading up to the main event in February, NYFW: The Shows, where the three participating Mexican fashion designers will show their collections on IMG’s premier runway platform.

About Anuar Layon

Born in Mexico City, Anuar Layon has over 10 years of experience as a designer and specializes in streetwear.
Layon serves as creative director and designer for Mexico is the Shit, Prima Volta, Sad Boy, White Tag and Mercadorama Custom and throughout his career has designed for Daft Punk, Wu Tang Clan, Iggy Pop and Queens of the Stone Age among others.
Lorena Saravia is an accessible luxury brand designed for contemporary women.
Fluid silhouettes and a timeless elegance are key characteristics of the label. In 2014, the brand opened its first flagship boutique and the line can also be found in departments stores and stockists throughout Mexico.

Yakampot promotes and evolves our cultural heritage by designing, crafting and selling forward fashion clothing for sophisticated women.

The garments, made with quality fabrics, resurrect ancestral techniques integrating them into a contemporary esthetic.

They are relevant to today’s wardrobe need and yet timeless, an heirloom of the future.

The brand works with indigenous artisans to create products. We aim to create a thriving industry for the communities by giving a commercial value and new lease of life to their inherited skills


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