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“It’s definitely something that’s happened with me with the current situation, but I also see it with other kids,” Tiffany said. “At my school, there are a lot of American kids with Mexican parents, and I think with the whole Trump situation, they started wanting to explore their background more. I’ve become more proud of my Mexican culture.”. After Trump’s June 2015 speech in which he declared Mexico was “not sending their best” and referred to Mexican immigrants as “rapists,” many young Latinos began to take action.

In addition to the marches, walk-outs and social media posts, some young women found another way to celebrate themselves and their culture in the face of anti-immigrant and anti-Mexican sentiments — the quinceañera, A quinceañera is a coming-of-age ritual celebrating a girl’s fifteenth birthday with cultural roots in Latin America but celebrated throughout the Americas and in the Philippines, It sale vintage 1980s i. magnin black and gold satin ballet flats, 80s vintage flats size 7 b marks a young woman’s transition from childhood to womanhood, It also has a long religious tradition with a Mass being celebrated for the 15-year-old girl in the Catholic church, The term has also come to describe the party that comes after the Mass as well as the birthday girl..

Traditionally, the girl having her quinceañera wears a white ball gown, although in recent years colored dresses have become more popular. Tiffany chose a velvet indigo gown fashioned after a charro, or mariachi suit, complete with a matching sombrero, both embroidered with filigree and horseshoes. Her bodice even had the decorative metalwork that lines the legs of a charro’s pants. “Every month, we create about 20 quince dresses,” said Margarita Barajas, owner of Paradise Bridal and Quinceañera in El Monte. Barajas created Tiffany’s charro gown. “Of those, I’d say about five are more traditional like Tiffany’s. About five or six years ago, I was only making about one a month like hers. I really think we have El Señor Trump to thank for that.”.

Three of the most popular dresses on display at a recent Quinceañera Magazine Expo in Pomona included a Beauty and the Beast-inspired golden gown, Tiffany’s sale vintage 1980s i. magnin black and gold satin ballet flats, 80s vintage flats size 7 b charro-dress, which the teen modeled for Barajas’ shop and another Barajas off-the-shoulder creation fashioned after the intricately embroidered Puebla dresses, They are the traditional dresses from the Mexican state of Puebla where the Mexican Army defeated the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, The quinceañera celebration and party plans embrace the same cultural traditions as the dresses modern Latinas have returned to..

“The Frida (Kahlo) theme and the charro theme is very popular,” said Frank Zepeda, a spokesman for, which hosted an expo at the Riverside Convention Center in July and will host another Sept. 24 in Ontario. “With what’s going on in the world, a lot of people are embracing their culture and their children, they are willing to embrace it as well.”. Experts say it’s not too surprising that young Latinas and their families have used the coming of age ceremony as a way to assert their cultural identities as a form of resistance.

“It really makes a lot of sense because quinceañeras in the U.S, have always been about families and communities making a statement,” said Evelyn I, Rodriguez, associate professor with the University of San Francisco’s Department of Sociology, who researched and wrote Celebrating Debutantes and Quinceañeras: Coming of Age in American Ethnic Communities, “It’s a statement of cultural pride and asserting a sense of belonging in the United States while honoring sale vintage 1980s i. magnin black and gold satin ballet flats, 80s vintage flats size 7 b a parents’ home culture and really digging your heels into U.S, culture,” Rodriguez said..

Several dozen people gathered at St. Peter’s Italian Catholic Church in Los Angeles on a recent summer day to witness Tiffany reaffirm her faith. During the Mass, she and her chambelan, Luis Angel Garcia, 17, of Los Angeles, brought the wine offerings back to the altar as she sang a soulful hymn accompanied by the brass and strings of the mariachi. “I thought this was really nice. I’ve never been a part of a ceremony like this, and I’m glad I was able to see it,” said Joel Lee, 17, Tiffany’s friend and schoolmate. “It’s such a nice tradition and a good way for people to let others know they’re here and not afraid.”.

After Mass, sale vintage 1980s i. magnin black and gold satin ballet flats, 80s vintage flats size 7 b Tiffany posed for pictures with family and friends in front of the church, switching at times from wearing her tiara and her sombrero, After several more kisses and hugs, she, Angel and a few friends piled into a party bus to take professional pictures and video while her mother, Angeles Galaviz, ran home to prepare for the party, Industry experts say girls who have grown up in the United States and who appear to have few direct connections to their ancestral traditions, want to take part in the elaborate celebration..

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