1
79509
89

Art-Inspired Fashion for the Summer

Alexis Velasco
Jul. 26, 2016
1,167 views

Get to know a one-of-a-kind fashion boutique at Puerto Vallarta’s El Centro neighborhood, featuring colorful, exclusive, loose clothing, and put together your summer outfit.

Mexican artist and designer, Héctor Lomelí started producing high quality clothing in Puerto Vallarta in the early 1980’s, when he opened Sucesos Boutique at the corner of Hidalgo and Libertad, in El Centro neighborhood. Even though his shop was one of the very few to feature natural cotton manta clothing at the time, Lomelí already had a proven history exploring the distinctiveness of the emblematic Mexican fabric, as well as designing with this traditional textile since the late 1960’s.

With the passing of time, manta fashion boutiques became popular in the region: visitors started to feel drawn—and they still do—to this charming fabric that serves as raw material for lightweight, Mexican style, summer clothing. As more specialized establishment opened, Lomelí found himself challenged to take his collection to the next level in order to preserve his clothing line’s uniqueness. He envisioned a new concept by treating his fashions as a blank canvas and creating hand-painted clothes.

Since 1997, Sucesos has developed an exclusive, abstract-looking collection focused on those women who like to wear stylish pieces. His inspiration comes from the colors of the sea and nature, and it includes lightweight kaftans, shawls, blouses, tunics and pants available in many colors and combinations that emulate the hues of watercolor paintings.   

“Sucesos is focused on women who like creating their own style. Our line doesn’t follow a global fashion trend and only very few and different clothes are made from every single piece of fabric painted by the designer.” —Andrea Márquez, Sucesos Boutique manager.

Attracted by the opportunity to step inside and photograph this one-of-a-kind establishment, we visited Sucesos Boutique last week and found some remarkable garments we think you may wish to consider for this season.

sucesos 5

Kaftans are one of the most coveted garments.

 

sucesos 7

Vivid colors and soft tones come together in a one-of-a-kind garment.

 

Capa-Bies

Go from comfy to snazzy in a snap by accessorizing with a shawl.

 

Media-Luna-Picos

Enhance your outfit with fine jewelry for a touch of surf chic casual.

Find more about Sucesos Boutique on its Facebook Page.

Comments

Testimonials
Thierry Blouet
Owner
Café des Artistes

“We have been advertising in Vallarta Lifestyles since the opening of our restaurant, and since then, we have kept a strong relationship. Due to its scope and distribution, the campaigns that we advertised regarding our different culinary projects have always been a success. This magazine has been consolidated as a benchmark that promotes the beauty of our destination in a creative and effective way.”
Christina Rathke
General manager
Faith Colectiva

“Vallarta Lifestyles has helped us a lot to position our business, the fact that people see us in the magazine has contributed their coming back to Faith Colectiva. Actually, we have measured the reach of our advertising by offering a free gift and it is unbelievable to see them coming with the issue.”
Benigno Ibarra
Founder and owner
Mundo de Azulejos

“Advertising in Vallarta Lifestyles has been one of the best decisions we have made for the benefit of our business, because it has always helped us reach our prospects accurately. The magazine’s distribution throughout the destination is unique and strategic, as it reaches readers who are the type of clients we are looking for.”