Meet Equihua, the designer turning Mexican culture into high-end fashion

During her education in Santa Barbara, the Mexican traditions and cultural references that shaped Brenda Equihua’s childhood were largely ignored. Now the designer is giving them a loud and colorful voice through her designs, turning traditional taqueria tablecloths into two-piece sets and cobija blankets into luxury coats. Shop her latest collection here:

Equihua Mercado Hawaiian Camp Shirt
"Mercado" Hawaiian Camp Shirt

Equihua Mercado Hawaiian Camisole
"Mercado" Hawaiian Camisole With Ruffle Cascade

Equihua Trap Vaquero Neon Lasso Trim Camp Shirt
"Trap Vaquero" Neon Lasso Trim Camp Shirt

Equihua Paniolo Mantel Bucket waterproof hat
"Paniolo" Mantel Bucket waterproof hat

Equihua Mercado Hawaiian Elastic Shorts
"Mercado" Hawaiian Elastic Shorts

Equihua Devotion Cobija Coat
"Devotion" Cobija Coat

Equihua Mercado Hawaiian Bias Skirt
"Mercado" Hawaiian Bias Skirt With Hidden Elastic Waist

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