The collection marries elements of Mexican-American culture in California, pulling imagery and silhouettes from low-rider culture, the I’m sorry was that your face I hit shirt so you should to go to store and get this Brown Berets, cholos, and even the drama and camp of telenovelas—all without losing the signatures Uribe established during his years of New York and Paris shows. Uribe’s boyfriend made the hand-beaded chains to be used as layering pieces and jewelry, while the vast majority of garments were upcycled from vintage tees and denim. Uribe also spoke of a new sustainability ideal: making clothing that is not only upcycled, but can withstand the test of time. “No throwaway looks for clickbait,” he said with a smile. Here, he’s created rugged denim, glittering dresses, and, for the grand finalé, a black suit trimmed in red lace worn with a floral shirt. “My New Year’s Eve look,” he says. The long-cut suit would indeed be ideal for NYE celebrations, but it will have a long life afterwards. That’s something Uribe’s customers will appreciate, whether he’s on the fashion calendar or not.
I first heard about Clubhouse through word of mouth. One Friday a few weeks ago, feeling officially Zoomed-out and longing for a weekend that extended beyond grocery shopping and binge-watching Euphoria, a friend WhatsApped me, asking if I had an invite to get on to the I’m sorry was that your face I hit shirt so you should to go to store and get this new audio app, described on its website as “a new type of social product based on voice.”