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Why Do All Latino Dads Dress The Same?

There’s no question that Latino dads are hard-working, loving, funny and incredibly supporting. We love them for that. But one thing papá could work on is his selection in the fashion department…

We all have the dad who refuses to let go of the shirt he got as a birthday gift.

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The one he got 15 years ago, but won’t let go porque “todavía está buena.”

He’s still on that 1990 cholo style.

Happy Father's Day to this cool guy ! #mexicandad #fathersday #??

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Never mind that he now wears dad glasses, he’s still rocking his plaid shirt, khaki pants, and beanie. Como siempre… Time to upgrade.

Plaid is his Sunday’s finest.

The man, the myth, the legend…..I present to you Jerry Moreno #family #mexicandad

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Inspired by his own kid.

He’s so in tune with hip hop gear.

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He will give you a serious talk, while looking gangsta in that Ecko gear you wore 10 years ago. READ: Only Latino Dads Make Their Family Go Through All This When Road Tripping

His fashion motto is socks up, belly out.

Got my swag from my dad #dad #mexicandad

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Because it’s hot up top, cold down below.

He sometimes decides shirts are optional.

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Ain’t no shame in his dad bod… But he still won’t let go of the socks and sneakers.

He sometimes tries to pull a monochrome Kanye look.

I wasn't lying to anyone about my dad being Mexican this is him a long time ago lookin fly?? #MexicanDad I love him so much though ❤️❤️

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All white everything and ready for anything because the casual sleeveless shirt, baseball cap, but fancy cowboy boots would be acceptable whatever the dress code may be.

His signature tejana is his favorite accessory.

#54 #mexiCANdad #daddygusgus

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Perfect for hiding his bald spot. Goes perfectly with his ‘stache.

Some prefer the classic baseball cap.

Happy Father's Day to My Dad #fathersday #latinodad

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Serves the same purpose as the tejana.

But he switches it up at the beach with protective gear.

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Even if they look a bit silly, dads know better than to expose their body to too much sunlight. READ: Only Latino Dads Make Their Family Go Through All This When Road Tripping

He thinks he looks as cool as you with his blue polarized sunglasses.

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That first hashtag on point ?.

His favorite thing to wear is his Chivas jersey.

Ready for Mexico! #MLP

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Along with sweats, cowboy boots (always) and every hat he has at home.

He hates on USA teams, but has no problem rocking these.

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So do you love USA or nah?

READ: Today’s Men Are No Longer Living By Dad’s Machista Standards

 And this is his party uniform.

We all know this #mexicandad #mexicandadsbelike #puropinchepari #quesigalafiesta #ostrichboots #mexicanfiesta #haha

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So predictable.

And when he just wants to chill at home, the superhero Snuggie is his go-to.

My dads always been my #superhero #happyfathersday #bestdadever #peru #peruviandad #elcholomasguapo #loveyaman

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It really doesn’t matter what our dads wear, they’ll always be our superheroes.

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After Haters Came For The Harry Styles Vogue Cover, AOC Is Rushing To His Defense

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After Haters Came For The Harry Styles Vogue Cover, AOC Is Rushing To His Defense

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Few people have faced as much criticism for such ridiculous things as has Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She’s even come under fire herself for a magazine cover. So it made sense when she reached out to Harry Styles over the weekend to tell him not to worry about the controversy over his recent Vogue cover.

AOC just recently faced a similar situation, when she received backlash over an expensive loaner suit she wore on the cover of Vanity Fair. So she was speaking from experience when she took to her Instagram Stories to take questions from her followers and offer up her take on all the brewing drama over Harry in a dress on the cover of Vogue.

Harry Styles appeared in Vogue while wearing a dress and the Internet took notice.

It was just week that the world was blessed with another history-making Vogue cover. For the first time ever in the magazine’s 127 year history, the cover featured a solo male. And it wasn’t just any male…it was pop star Harry Styles.

Inside the magazine, we were given more incredible images of Harry Styles in a big dress and, of course, controversy ensued. The pop star had just become the first man ever to cover Vogue all on his own, styled in a Gucci gown and shot by photographer Tyler Mitchell for the occasion. The accompanying profile discussed Harry’s love of clothing and general disregard for gendering garments.

Overall, the response seemed positive – with many celebrating his embrace of a more fluid future and the production of the images. But many conservative voices came out against the shoot, with firebrand Candace Owens taking the chance to complain about the cultural demise of “manly men.”

Now, even New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has waded into the fray. For the record, she thinks he looks hot.

But Rep. AOC was quick to defend the singer and assured him that “it looked bomb.”

Having faced her own drama related to magazine covers, AOC can be considered a bit of an expert on the matter. So it was no surprise when she took to her Instagram Stories over the weekend and spoke up about the Styles’ Vogue drama.

Her Instagram followers got right to the point: “What do you think abt Harry Styles wearing a dress on the cover of Vogue?” To which the Congresswoman replied, per Harper’s Bazaar: “It looks wonderful. The masculine and the feminine elements are balanced beautifully — the hair and jacket styling give me James Dean vibes too.”

“Some people are mad at it bc some folks are very sensitive to examining and exploring gender roles in society. Perhaps for some people it provokes some anger or insecurity around masculinity/femininity/etc. If it does, then maybe that’s part of the point. Sit with that reaction and think about it, examine it, explore it, engage it, and grow with it,” she added.

She then went a little deeper and examined the meaning behind creativity and art, asking “What’s the point of creating things if they don’t make people think? Or feel or reflect? Especially as an artist or creative? Who wants to see the same things all the time? And never explore their assumptions?”

“Anyways it looks bomb so,” she concluded with a shrug emoji. 

A lot of other celebs, and Harry’s mum, agreed with AOC, with everyone from Sara Bareilles to Olivia Wilde, Elijah Wood, Kathy Griffin and others posting praise for the singer for once again pointing out that strictly defined, traditional gender roles are merely a social construct.

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Eva Mendes Shared A Shocking Photo Of ‘Being Tortured’ While Receiving Mono-Thread Treatment For Her Neck

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Eva Mendes Shared A Shocking Photo Of ‘Being Tortured’ While Receiving Mono-Thread Treatment For Her Neck

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When it comes to aging and beauty, Eva Mendes is proving she has nothing to be ashamed of.

The forty-six-year-old actress and mother to two gave fans a look into her beauty routine. Shocking followers on Instagram, the actress shared that she maintains her look with a pretty unique, non-invasive injectable procedure. The image proves that whoever thinks “beauty isn’t pain” might have it wrong…

In a post shared to Instagram, Mendes shared a photo of a jawline-tightening treatment known as “mono-threading.” 

The graphic image shows Mendes with her neck tilted backward and tiny syringe pins sticking out from the curve of her jawline. In a caption of the post, Mendes gave more context to the shocking image and writing “This spa-home away from home is incredible! No office with bad fluorescent lighting. No sterile office vibe. This is my go-to for all things beauty. A home where you can relax while being tortured by the best of the best. This is my happy place! Here I am getting some Mono-Threads. Ayyyy Dios!”

Mendes went on to credit Beverly Hills-based esthetician Mariana Vergara and her new office for cosmetic injectables called Beauty Villa Vergara. “So excited to support her as a skilled beauty technician opening her own Latina owned business!” Mendes finished the post. “Pa’lante reina!”

Beauty Villa Vergara shared details of Mendes’ treatment on their Instagram page.

“Mono threads activate collagen synthesis, which produces a gradual skin thickening, skin tightening and rejuvenation effect,” Vergara wrote. “Acupuncture is used mainly to relieve discomfort associated with a variety of diseases and conditions (…). The threads shown are mono threads, which stimulate collagen.”

Vergara went onto explain that the procedure Mendes received is not a face or neck-lifting procedure. Instead, it’s apreventative skin-tightening treatment. “These particular threads do not lift a saggy neck,” Vergara explained in response to questions posted in the comments section of the post. “She doesn’t have a saggy neck. These threads stimulate collagen production and prevent a saggy neck.”

Though Mendes joked that the procedure is “torturous,” Dr. Vergara promised that it’s not as painful as it looks.

“The procedure is minimally invasive and patients usually have mild discomfort. I use numbing cream before placing them,” she explained. “It provides immediate results, but even better results are seen after three months as your body produces collagen. These threads will start to dissolve within six to nine months, but due to the collagen and elastin stimulation the effect will last up to eighteen months.”

Vergara explained that the procedure can be done to more than just a jawline.

“They can go in the cheeks, nasolabial folds, jawline, marionette lines, décolleté, arms, thighs, knees or abdomen,” she explained. “Basically, anywhere collagen stimulation is intended.”

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