14 Latin Style Brands to Buy Across Texas

JThe culture of exas owes an undeniable debt of gratitude to our Hispanic, Chicano, Tejano and Latino communities. And while the influence is long-standing, a variety of young Latina-owned brands are now offering a modern twist on a cherished tradition or making waves for meaningful missions.

JThe culture of exas owes an undeniable debt of gratitude to our Hispanic, Chicano, Tejano and Latino communities. And while the influence is long-standing, a variety of young Latina-owned brands are now offering a modern twist on a cherished tradition or making waves for meaningful missions.

Ahead, discover the emerging Latino-powered brands you’ll want to know about, during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) and beyond.

Don’t Be Ableist Y’all Awareness Eco-Friendly Tote Bag, $21

Ability Adaptive Clothing

Austin

Founded by Marta Elena Cortez-Neavel in 2015, Abilitee puts a sleeker spin on adaptive activewear (like colostomy and ileostomy bag covers or insulin pump belts), earning it national recognition for having started the much-needed conversation on the visibility of disability in fashion.

abilitee.com

Texas Love Reversible Bubble by Classic Childhood, $45
Texas Love Reversible Bubble by Classic Childhood, $45

classic childhood

Austin

Pamela Torres’ brand of toddler clothing is as stylish as it is durable (the garments are handmade in the USA from buttons salvaged from landfills). Even better, almost all classic and neutral outfits are reversible.

classicchildhood.com

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CocoAndre in the Bishop Arts District of Dallas

CocoAndré

dallas

We wanted to keep this list hyper-focused on retail (if we were to tackle the best Latina-owned restaurants, this article would never end), but Andrea Pedraza’s Oak Cliff boutique, with its artful confections and its community focus, deserves the lifestyle spotlight. .

cocoandre.com

Casa Frida
Casa Frida in San Antonio

Casa Frida

San Antonio

Ruby Hernandez’s vibrant vintage airflow is full of one-of-a-kind artisan products, carefully selected from across Mexico. Even Bad Bunny took notice.

la-casa-frida.myshopify.com

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Custom Flower Crowns Los Ofrendas (image by M Navarro Photography)

Las Ofrendas

Austin

When you’re looking to make (and wear) a statement, TK Tunchez’s cheerful little boutique has just the custom sticker, pendant, earrings or flower crown your bold heart desires.

@lasofrendas

Santamaria Bluebonnet Lily Earrings, $40
Santamaria Bluebonnet Lily Earrings, $40

Santamaria lily

Austin

The eponymous brand of a contemporary Texas artist (whose work is currently on display at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport) offers wearable versions of Santamaria’s incredible beadwork.

lyssantamaria.com

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Madre Hija Zodiac Collection Cancer, $125

Mother Hija

Austin

Another contemporary Texan artist lending her talent and meticulous eye to jewelry, Caro Toro’s elegant pieces are assembled with precious and recycled vintage beads.

madrehijadesign.com

Marie-Victoria |  Women's Multicolor Patterned Tote Bag, $60
Marie-Victoria | Women’s Multicolor Patterned Tote Bag, $60

Marie-Victoria

Austin

Run by friends Carolina Sandoval and Paulina Nava, Maria Victoria offers a variety of products handmade by Mexican artisans. Although they are perhaps best known for their hand-woven bags, including backpacks, shoulder bags and stunning totes, often made with recycled plastic.

mamariavictoria.com

Hello Moon Apothecary Moon Milk Bath Herbal Tea, $5
Hello Moon Apothecary Moon Milk Bath Herbal Tea, $5

hello moon

dallas

Located inside Uptown’s spacious Movement Loft wellness studio, Hello Moon is packed with handcrafted (or carefully sourced) self-care essentials, from healing crystal sets to shimmering bath bombs.

hellomoonapothecary.com

Cielo Mexicano Flores Blouse by Mi Golondrina, $195
Cielo Mexicano Flores Blouse by Mi Golondrina, $195

Mi Golondrina

dallas

Inspired by her mother’s heritage, Cristina Lynch founded Mi Golondrina in 2013 to bring her modern twist to traditional hand-embroidered clothing. Each dress or blouse, hand-embroidered by Mexican artisans, doubles as wearable art.

migolondrina.com

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Mija Cultura for the Cultura t-shirt, $40

Culture Mija

Houston

This brilliantly irreverent streetwear label from Houston knows how to have fun with cultural touchstones. Example: literally everything on Joann Alvarez and Karla Dominguez’s site.

mijacultura.com

Rancho Diaz
Ranch Diaz in the historic Pearl District of San Antonio.

Rancho Diaz

San Antonio

Located in San Antonio’s historic Pearl Brewery, this charming boutique offers an eclectic and well-edited mix of handcrafted gifts, textiles, ceramics and more.

ranchodiaz.com

Founder Sonia Rife of Revival Vintage in Austin, Texas

vintage revival

Austin

A premier vintage store in Austin, Revival is known for its timeless mid-century pieces that put the store on the map nearly 10 years ago. Today, Sonia Rife has expanded the Revival brand to include vintage clothing and accessories for men and women, regularly showcasing her wide selection – and other local vintage retailers – at her Sunday Revival markets.

revivalvintageatx.com

Pink Power Latina Tee, $34

JZD shop

Brownsville

Since launching the brand’s Pink Latina Power Tee on Etsy in 2014, Jen Zeano’s empowering merch has found refuge in stylish boutiques across the country (including the aforementioned CocoAndre).

shopjzd.com

latin brands
Don’t Be Ableist Y’all Awareness Eco-Friendly Tote Bag, $21

Ability Adaptive Clothing

Austin

Founded by Marta Elena Cortez-Neavel in 2015, Abilitee puts a sleeker spin on adaptive activewear (like colostomy and ileostomy bag covers or insulin pump belts), earning it national recognition for having started the much-needed conversation on the visibility of disability in fashion.

abilitee.com

Texas Love Reversible Bubble by Classic Childhood, $45
Texas Love Reversible Bubble by Classic Childhood, $45

classic childhood

Austin

Pamela Torres’ brand of toddler clothing is as stylish as it is durable (the garments are handmade in the USA from buttons salvaged from landfills). Even better, almost all classic and neutral outfits are reversible.

classicchildhood.com

latin brands
CocoAndre in the Bishop Arts District of Dallas

CocoAndré

dallas

We wanted to keep this list hyper-focused on retail (if we were to tackle the best Latina-owned restaurants, this article would never end), but Andrea Pedraza’s Oak Cliff boutique, with its artful confections and its community focus, deserves the lifestyle spotlight. .

cocoandre.com

Casa Frida
Casa Frida in San Antonio

Casa Frida

San Antonio

Ruby Hernandez’s vibrant vintage airflow is full of one-of-a-kind artisan products, carefully selected from across Mexico. Even Bad Bunny took notice.

la-casa-frida.myshopify.com

latin brands
Custom Flower Crowns Los Ofrendas (image by M Navarro Photography)

Las Ofrendas

Austin

When you’re looking to make (and wear) a statement, TK Tunchez’s cheerful little boutique has just the custom sticker, pendant, earrings or flower crown your bold heart desires.

@lasofrendas

Santamaria Bluebonnet Lily Earrings, $40
Santamaria Bluebonnet Lily Earrings, $40

Santamaria lily

Austin

The eponymous brand of a contemporary Texas artist (whose work is currently on display at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport) offers wearable versions of Santamaria’s incredible beadwork.

lyssantamaria.com

latin brands
Madre Hija Zodiac Collection Cancer, $125

Mother Hija

Austin

Another contemporary Texan artist lending her talent and meticulous eye to jewelry, Caro Toro’s elegant pieces are assembled with precious and recycled vintage beads.

madrehijadesign.com

Marie-Victoria |  Women's Multicolor Patterned Tote Bag, $60
Marie-Victoria | Women’s Multicolor Patterned Tote Bag, $60

Marie-Victoria

Austin

Run by friends Carolina Sandoval and Paulina Nava, Maria Victoria offers a variety of products handmade by Mexican artisans. Although they are perhaps best known for their hand-woven bags, including backpacks, shoulder bags and stunning totes, often made with recycled plastic.

mamariavictoria.com

Hello Moon Apothecary Moon Milk Bath Herbal Tea, $5
Hello Moon Apothecary Moon Milk Bath Herbal Tea, $5

hello moon

dallas

Located inside Uptown’s spacious Movement Loft wellness studio, Hello Moon is packed with handcrafted (or carefully sourced) self-care essentials, from healing crystal sets to shimmering bath bombs.

hellomoonapothecary.com

Cielo Mexicano Flores Blouse by Mi Golondrina, $195
Cielo Mexicano Flores Blouse by Mi Golondrina, $195

Mi Golondrina

dallas

Inspired by her mother’s heritage, Cristina Lynch founded Mi Golondrina in 2013 to bring her modern twist to traditional hand-embroidered clothing. Each dress or blouse, hand-embroidered by Mexican artisans, doubles as wearable art.

migolondrina.com

latin brands
Mija Cultura for the Cultura t-shirt, $40

Culture Mija

Houston

This brilliantly irreverent streetwear label from Houston knows how to have fun with cultural touchstones. Example: literally everything on Joann Alvarez and Karla Dominguez’s site.

mijacultura.com

Rancho Diaz
Ranch Diaz in the historic Pearl District of San Antonio.

Rancho Diaz

San Antonio

Located in San Antonio’s historic Pearl Brewery, this charming boutique offers an eclectic and well-edited mix of handcrafted gifts, textiles, ceramics and more.

ranchodiaz.com

Founder Sonia Rife of Revival Vintage in Austin, Texas

vintage revival

Austin

A premier vintage store in Austin, Revival is known for its timeless mid-century pieces that put the store on the map nearly 10 years ago. Today, Sonia Rife has expanded the Revival brand to include vintage clothing and accessories for men and women, regularly showcasing her wide selection – and other local vintage retailers – at her Sunday Revival markets.

revivalvintageatx.com

Pink Power Latina Tee, $34

JZD shop

Brownsville

Since launching the brand’s Pink Latina Power Tee on Etsy in 2014, Jen Zeano’s empowering merch has found refuge in stylish boutiques across the country (including the aforementioned CocoAndre).

shopjzd.com

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