5 Mexican Designers you need to know

Mexico is full of culture, colors and shapes, and in the field of fashion is what it’s all about: to inform the international media how colorful and innovative can become the most creative minds of Mexican fashion. That’s why I leave here 5 Mexican designers who you need to know, and if you have the opportunity to acquire some of it’s creations don’t doubt it, because in some cases you’ll be buying pure proudly international innovation.

1. Alejandra Quesada

With her brand positioned in countries like Japan, the UK and his native country, the mexican has made incredible progress in just six years.

All Alejandra creations are inspired in Mexico, creating her personal brand ”naive” offers a girly world of dreams. Her pieces bring out patterns, shapes, colors and fabrics reminiscent a rose Mexico full of dreams.

She studied in France and has worked on major brands such as Alexander McQueen and Isabel Marant. Definitely a designer who has the name of Mexico very high and which we are very proud.
Read more about herhere:

Spring Summer 2015 by Ale Quesada, all photographs


2. Benito Santos

The native of Jalisco, excelled in drawing and design since childhood. He studied medicine at the University of Guadalajara and fashion design at Lanspiac Institute. Over time he decided to devote to making gowns, his greatest passion.

He has participated in several international events such as Fashion Week in Texas, New York, Los Angeles and Vancouver; also he won the Mexico’s National Fashion Award in 2014.
His work is recognized in the international media because he design some of the outfits that wore the Miss Universe Jimena Navarrete in 2013 at the Cannes Film Festival, and has made a philanthropic work in his hometown to participate in auctions for charity for victims of child sexual abuse.

The latest collection presented at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Mexico was spectacular, reigned fabrics like silk organza, taffeta, leather and vinyl. It also has a line of wedding dresses, sublime, with a couture style.

Visit their pages to learn more:
Benito Santos official page:

Prefall 2016 by Benito Santos, photographs via

3. Alexia Ulibarri

Alexia Ulibarri usually has in their designs a fused concept of innovation and functionality. Inspired by the art forms and technology in conjunction with their training at the London College of Fashion, the Central Saint Martins and Marangoni Institute, she created his first pieces part of a collection called

”Dark Romance”.
Also features designs for bridal gowns, which are made specifically according to the needs of modern women.

Last year, she presented her collection ”Charlotte” full of vibrant colors, female, materials such as leather, organza make each garment as a reminder of femininity, definitely one of my favorite campaigns.

Currently she has some pieces of his latest collection also presented at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Mexico ed. 2015, available to shop at it’s official website.
Shop here Alexia Ulibarri:

”Charlotte” Winter Fall 2015 by Alexia Ulibarri, photographs via

4. Alfredo Martínez

He founded in 2010 his brand and now it’s an international benchmark of femininity and good taste, not for nothing has dressed international personalities like Lana Del Rey and Nicky Hilton, as well as stars of the mexican media like Camila Sodi and Erendira Ibarra.

Graduated in fashion design at Guadalajara, his name is equivalent to excellent workmanship, materials and unprecedented innovation. If anything surprised by this designer is that most of its collections reflect their brand and style, since they are consistent with each other and the palette of colors used, although monochrome with bursts of tones, it’s a very characteristic signature.

He has definitely become a landmark of Mexican fashion, understanding perfectly the body and taste of contemporary and sophisticated woman adding experimental touches.
More info at:

Summary of collections Alejandro Martinez, photographs via,,,

5. Malafacha

Mexican duo composed by Francisco Saldana and Victor Hernal, who spent more than 15 collections in history and characterized by the following word: alternative. Malafacha is a brand created by these two designers who seek inspiration in everything that the other designers don’t and that’s the reason why they don’t often get the recognition they deserve from the media in Mexico.

Studies in Fashion and Visual Merchandising by Victor and Francisco’s Visual Communication degree, complement perfect vision who want to share to the public that acclaims they as artists. Collections in neutral colors, ranging from urban-inspired rock, streetstyle and statement pieces with conceptual designs are the result of the wonderful job of the mark.

The latest collection presented at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Spring Summer 2016 in Mexic called ”Disorder” is the perfect reference to a dark and rude world in the 80’s.

It’s clear that you should follow them more closely and check their work.


Malafacha Spring Summer 2016, all photographs via

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