B renda’s beloved grandmother Tachi Castillo was the famed fashion designer who created the timeless “Mexican look.” Her innovative design revolutionized the way Mexican clothing was perceived by the world, establishing her as a key player in the international fashion industry.
Tachi Castillo started in the mid 1930’s and her fashion styles made a
lasting impression that spanned for over 5 decades.
Tachi, combined colors, fabrics, native prints and embroidery,
with modern tailoring creating a unique style, that would become the famous
“Mexican Look”, favored and imitated by thousands.
Famous personalities who followed Tachi’s fashion were:
Frida Kahlo, Paulette Godard, Lana Turner, Joan Fontaine,
Dolores del Rio, Maria Felix, Brigitte Bardot,
Princess Anne, and many more.
Fun, feminine and romantic, Tachi’s deft blend of modern tailoring with native prints, embroidery, colors and fabrics created a unique style that was favored and imitated by thousands.
Inspired by the artistic movements of the era and the promotion of Mexican nationalism, Tachi, created stylized versions of native costumes that appealed to the artists and stars of her time.
Her cotton pin tucked dresses became the hallmark of her brand and were world renowned as the signature Mexican wedding dress.
You should never sacrifice three things in life: your family, your heart, or your dignity.