Spring arrives at Bendita
By Jade Arroyo
Bendita welcomes spring with a special event that combines fashion and gastronomy to introduce three new designers whose work is now in the showroom. Guests can sample gourmet products such as mezcal and Mexican chocolate along with delicious organic sandwiches. Spring Fashion Weekend will take place on Saturday and Sunday, and music will be provided by DJ Oscar. Healthy, organic sandwiches accompanied by water or tea made with the freshest ingredients will be available from Pret-A-Sandwich, artisanal chocolate made with the highest-quality cocoa from Kuxtal, and artisanal, organic mezcal from Ara Mezcalite Convention in Tlacolula, Oaxaca.Fashion opening Bendita spring fashion weekend Sat & Sun, Mar 15 and 16, noon–8pm Bendita Showroom Hernández Macías 56a Free admission
The first of the three new labels that will be presented is Mixlate, created eight years ago in Guadalajara, Jalisco and featuring comfortable, everyday apparel. Mixlate was started by brothers Jaime (the designer) and Alexis Estrada. The other new line is Jan Lakech, a brand of jewelry and unique pieces designed by Janeth Cuellar, an industrial designer from Monterrey, Nuevo León, who promotes the use of traditional handicraft techniques. The third designer is Mariano Ramírez, a talented sculptor from Mexico City who has won awards on the IPMS (International Plastic Modelers Society) and nowadays is experimenting with unique pieces of wearable sculpture.
Spring Fashion Weekend means spring is here! Myrna Camacho, from Monterrey, owner of Bendita, invites you to welcome in the season and come see the creations of talented young Mexican designers who merge quality and creativity.