I predict 2011 to be the year of the Latina. Okay, I’m no expert trend spotter, but between Shakira’s new album and the popularity of Sofía Vergara from the hit television show “Modern Family” (coincidentally, the two hail from the same town in Columbia), I figure that in 2011 it’s hot to be Latina. And being a Latin lady myself, I’m happy to see that.
Steering clear of offensive stereotypes, one thing is true about Latinas and our preferred fashion: we love it bold and glamorous. A Latin woman does not find satisfaction in blending into the crowd. We prefer to stand out with pride, shine and elegance. If you’re interested in incorporating a little Latin sauce into your wardrobe, here are some hints and examples.