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Latina Fashionistas Had The Best Year Ever And Here Are There Most Stylish Moments of 2019

In a year full of jaw-dropping fashion and innovative couture, we’ve seen our fair share of impressive looks. Runways, red carpets, Instagram feeds and the covers of the most respected fashion magazines in the business have shown us glimpses into this glamorous and bewitching world. In seeing these magical moments, we can’t help but focus upon the ones that feature our favorite Latina celebrities. After all you know what they say Latinas stay winning, so, these just happen to be the most fierce, the most captivating and the most memorable fashion moments of 2019.

1. JLo’s Versace comeback.

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The dress that launched Google Images inspired thousands of additional image searches this year when JLo revamped the iconic Versace piece and wore it to the 2019’s Milan Fashion Week. Though it’s essentially been 20 years since the star first wowed us with the green gown, she basically looked just as stunning as she did back in 2000. Seeing her walk the runway at one of the biggest fashion events of the year, in one of the most recognizable pieces of couture ever, made this a huge fashion moment for 2019.

2. Cardi B for Vogue Magazine.

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When Cardi B arrived on the reality TV and music scene, it was obvious that fashion was her passion. Her music video outfits, red carpet looks and everyday style all point to someone who cares deeply about design. Honestly, Cardi deserves several spots on this list because her 2019 has been glamorous af but her January 2020 “Vogue” cover is the crown jewel of the year. Cuddling with her daughter, Kulture, the rapper is featured on one of four of the magazine’s January issues dedicated to relevant fashionistas. Besides being open and unapologetic in her magazine spread, Cardi also made history by being the first Afro-Latina to grace the cover of the magazine.

3. Yalitza Aparicio for Rodarte.

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After actress Yalitza Aparicio’s breakout role in the critically acclaimed “Roma,” she quickly became established as a sought-after face in the fashion world. Becoming the first Indigenous woman to appear on the cover of “Vogue Mexico,” her role in the industry seems to be changing the monotony of white-only models. In fact, she has become such a popular figure in fashion that she was utilized in Rodarte’s romantic Spring Collection. Decked out in dreamy clouds of black and white puffs and kissed with a scattering of pearls, Aparicio posed with other models in Rodarte’s whimsical world.

4. Demi’s double Halloween.

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Halloween and fashion go hand and hand and if you’re a celebrity and aren’t taking advantage of your star power to go big during spooky season, what are you even doing with your life? Demi Lovato didn’t come to play with this year’s Halloween. She applied her love of fashion to the holiday and prepared very elevated costumes. Her first was an homage to French Queen Marie Antoinette. Complete with a cinched waist, powdered face and blonde wig, she looked just like the tragic queen. One great costume wasn’t enough so she took on a gender-bent Pennywise. Lovato’s version of “It” looked more fit for the runway than a haunted house and we kind of loved it.

5.  Becky G at the MTV European Music Awards.

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Becky G is having a really great 2019 both professionally and fashion-wise. Besides entering into the world of cosmetics with her many collaborations with ColourPop Cosmetics, the pop star was also introduced to the Asian market via a musical collab. The singer was featured on the K-Pop cover of “Chicken Noodle Soup,” reaching international fans and their avent garde fashion. She also made a big impact in Europe when she was invited to preform at the MTV European Music Awards. There, she wore a golden and bejeweled outfit while preforming for the crowd in Seville. When you factor in the gazy, hi-lo gown she wore on the red carpet, it was definitely one of the most fashionable nights of 2019.

6. Lupita Nyong’o at the MET Gala.

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The MET Gala always promises to be a yearly event that provides the most fashionable moments of all. Celebrities always go all out that is if they actually know what the theme means. The 2019 theme was “CAMP Fashion,” meaning style that embraces bad taste and ironic value. Lupita Nyong’o perfectly captured this theme with her mix-matched ensemble. For this night, she wore a classic Versace star patterned dress with added rainbow feathered ruffles to her shoulders and matching folding fan. She completed the look with golden fist combs stuck in her overly teased hair. On any other day, this would be a fashion don’t, but for the MET Gala’s CAMP theme, it was perfection.

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Fans Think This Photo Of Barbie Is Proof She’s An Out And Proud Lesbian

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Fans Think This Photo Of Barbie Is Proof She’s An Out And Proud Lesbian

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The fact that the early days of Barbie were not quite so inclusive to all of us comes as no surprise. The blonde, impossibly figured doll with a penchant for similar-looking friends is a far cry away from the Barbie of today who has friends of all shapes, races, sizes, sexual identities, and abilities. Even better, today’s Barbie crew includes dolls who give queer children a broader playgound for their imagination.

Recently, Barbie has added a new addition to her friend group whose bringing more power to her LGTBQ fans.

Social media has dubbed the LGBTQ positive Aimee Song doll Barbie‘s girlfriend.

Twitter’s latest excitement is about a theory that Barbie and Aimee Song are dating. Photos of Mattel’s doll Aimee Song doll show her wearing a “Love Wins” T-shirt that supports LGBTQ+ rights. The Mattel doll was inspired by fashion blogger Aimee Song and recently caught renewed attention in a viral post shared to Twitter.

The “Love Wins” photos are only now going viral but were actually released in November 2017.

The photos of Barbie and the Aimee doll were shared to Twitter last Monday by user @kissevermore and now has Twitter debating whether the two are dating.

The pictures of Barbie and Aimee show the two dolls eating avocado toast. petting a dog, and smiling at each other. The images have fans questioning when Barbie came out and how she managed to nail a hot girlfriend before they did.

Even REAL Aimee Song weighed in on the images to confirm the relationship.

“I am the girlfriend,” she tweeted with a photo of herself and the Aimee Song doll. 

While Mattel has yet to officially identify Barbie as a lesbian, the original Instagram posts related to the Love Wins Barbies are proof that she is at least an ally.

Confirmed or not, true or not, one of the best parts of Barbie is that she is meant to be whoever her fans want her to be.

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Christina Haswood Wore Traditional Navajo Clothing Made By Her Bisabuela To Her Swearing-In Ceremony And It Was The Most Powerful Look Of 2021 So Far

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Christina Haswood Wore Traditional Navajo Clothing Made By Her Bisabuela To Her Swearing-In Ceremony And It Was The Most Powerful Look Of 2021 So Far

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Newly elected member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Christina Haswood, paid tribute to her heritage on the day of her swearing-in ceremony with the ultimate power look. Dressed in traditional Navajo attire, the 26-year-old made history on Monday when she became the  youngest member of the Kansas legislature, and only its second Native American member. 

Haswood took her oath of office wearing traditional Diné regalia which she made with the help of her mother, and partner.

Wearing moccasins, a velveteen skirt, and a red blouse embellished with silver string made a point to highlight her heritage and identity. Speaking to Vogue in an interview about her clothing, Haswood explained that she “wanted to honor my ancestors and all their sacrifices for me to be here and in this job. I wanted to honor my family, who has taught me how to be a strong, young, Diné woman while growing up in Lawrence, Kansas.” 

In addition to her dress, Haswood wore heirlooms given to her by family members which included a squash blossom necklace, a belt given to her by her uncle, and an additional belt given to her by her shimá sání (grandmother). Her great grandmother also gave her the earrings she wore. In addition, she wore a tsiiyéé (a Navajo-style hair tie) that she made with her shimá sání.

“The significance of these pieces are priceless,” Haswood explained to Vogue. “Many of the pieces I wore that day only come out on special occasions, because of how old they are. I don’t have the funds to be a collector, so many of my pieces have been passed down to my mother, who lets me borrow them.”

Haswood gave a behind-the-scenes look of her swearing-in attire on a TikTok video that has gone viral with more than 500,000 views.

In the video, Haswood readies her hair and does her makeup before eventually getting help from her mother and grandmother to get dressed.

Haswood won the Democratic primary after running unopposed for a seat in the Kansas state legislature that represents District 10.

With degrees in public health from Haskell Indian Nations University and Arizona State University, Haswood also received a master’s degree in public health management from the Kansas University Medical Center.

At the moment, she also serves as a research assistant with the National Council of Urban Indian Health and the Center for American Indian Community Health. There she studies nicotine addiction in tribal youth and researches the impact of COVID-19 on indigenous groups.

“Just two years ago I was in graduate school, and my greatest worries were about getting a job and student loans,” Haswood said in an interview with the Daily Kansan. “Today, the world has changed.”

According to Esquire, four Native candidates ran for office in Kansas. This week, each of them won their primary elections.

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