Day 259: Mexican

Today I have a birthday party that is Mexican themed, so I thought ‘what would be funnier than to attend as a chola?’. For those who don’t know, a chola is a female of Latin decent that is one of the ‘homies’ and usually wears heavy eyeliner, dark lined lipstick and a bandanna. I think I pull it…

Day 257: Be the Song Title

Today I am taking on the user-suggested theme of “Be the song title” from Dean. The song title I have chosen to create is “La Cucaracha” dressing as a cockroach with a Mexican hat. A big thanks goes to @_MartyPants for the concept and letting me borrow his cockroach costume.   Photo credit: Holmes   Cockroach costume: Smiffy’s…

Day 243: Lucha Libre

Today I have decided to take on the user-suggested theme of Lucha Libre from Charlie. Lucha Libre is more informally known as Mexican wrestling. Many of you may have been introduced to it through the film Nacho Libre. Mexican wrestling is characterised by colourful, full face masks that are used to disguise the wrestlers and if removed…

Day 127: Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. It is particularly celebrated in Mexico. It is celebrated on the 1st of Novemnber and persons…