Category Archive : Mexican Costumes

The History of Mexican Wrestling Masks

Mexican wrestling is so different from its counterpart in the United States that it might as well be a completely different form of entertainment. While the two types of professional wrestling share a common origin, Mexican wrestling is far more athletic – and the wrestling style is almost comedic in its over-exaggeration and melodrama.  One Read more...

Mexican Costumes and “The Simpsons”

The Mexican costume, the poncho and sombrero in particular, are forever enshrined in the halls of popular culture fame. Virtually every long-running series of American television has utilized the Mexican costume in some way, usually to comedic effect.  In particular, the Simpsons has frequently clothed its main characters in Mexican costume items – Read more...

Five Unique Uses for a Mexican Poncho

Sure, the mexican poncho is a great clothing item – and a fantastic addition to a period-accurate costume or uniform… but what else can it do? Throughout the world, the poncho is known as the most versatile clothing item in existence, and it is used for everything from raingear to pajamas.  mexican ponchos can also be used in a variety of “non-clot Read more...

What’s the difference between a poncho and a serape?

To put it simply… A Serape or Sarape as it might be spelt is a rectangular blanket generally woven quite long (often seen as a table runner) that feature fancy designs generally associated with Mexican culture. A poncho on the other hand is a rectangular blanket that has a neck-hole so that it can be worn draped over the front and back of you Read more...

What to wear with my woollen poncho

After a nice long Australian summer, unfortunately now winter is closing in.   This means that you are going to have to say goodbye to those tans you worked so hard for (except for those of you that are lucky/smart enough to have overseas holidays planned in winter) and put away those thongs/flip flops that you have worn in all summer long. Ho Read more...

Hilarious Mexican Costumes People Have Worn

It’s no surprise that costume parties are becoming bigger and bigger. Having a costume theme can turn even the lamest soirée in to a night to remember – at absolute worst at least the photos generally won’t suck if everyone puts in a bit of effort. So with all these costume parties happening these days what does it take to stand o Read more...

Where to buy that poncho

If you needed a new sports jacket you would probably visit a sports store, it’s a no brainer – but where to go if you are looking to buy a poncho? No we are not talking about an emergency poncho for when it’s raining at the football (cut up a garbage bag if you want one of those) but rather a quality poncho that you have probably Read more...

Where to buy wholesale Mexican products

We have being receiving numerous emails requesting where to buy wholesale Mexican products online so thought that we would put together a list of various products that you can import from Mexico as well as suppliers of quality goods at wholesale prices. If you are purely interested in wholesale orders of Mexican Ponchos than you can contact us dire Read more...

Pregnancy and Maternity Costumes for Women

Are you currently expecting and have either a costume party or halloween dress up event on the horizon and are wondering what to wear?   Well we have scoured the world wide web so that you don’t have to and put together a list of pregnancy and maternity costumes for women expecting. Some are funny, some are naughty, some will hide the bu Read more...

The Rise in Ponchos at Australian Bush Doofs

Recently we attended the 2014 Rainbow Serpent Festival held in Lexton Victoria, Australia. It is well regarded as the pinnacle of Australian ‘bush doofs’ if not of electronic festivals in Australia all together. It sees tens of thousands of people from all over the world flock to bushland Victoria to celebrate the arts, music, alternati Read more...