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Gauchoclothes.com has re-launched its website to offer the definite gaucho clothing

Fashion, Lifestyle, Trends 
Press release from: Gaucho Clothes
(openPR) 

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From Fashion Inc.

Gaucho Clothes is the term used to refer to the traditional clothing used nowadays by the gauchos who mainly inhabit Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. The gauchos are the cowboys of these South American countries.

Although we find distinctive regional features, the main elements are:

The alpargatas, which is a rope sole and canvas shoe. The bombachas de campo, very strong pure cotton trousers and the boina hat. These elements all have a European origin and they started to be worn by the gaucho around the middle of the 19th century.

The alpargatas in English known as espadrilles were originally made with black canvas but are now produced with a wide range of colours and patterns; some have rubber sole as well.

The bombachas de campo are made in different colours, styles and designs but the most popular colours are still the traditional: khaki, black, white, dark blue and dark green. These trousers are immediately identifiable because of the button they have at the ankle which is used to narrow them.

The very fashionable gaucho pants similar to the capri pants are different because of this reason, they do not go down to the ankle and because they are worn mainly by women which is not the case of the bombacha de campo which is unisex.

Another element used by the gauchos which is also a very fashionable item is the poncho, used in winter to protect from the cold winters in the pampas

It can be stated that these clothing items are today worn not only by the gauchos, because as they have become fashionable, designers in Argentina have developed and improved the original designs so they have become very popular with the general public.

Another reason for the gaucho clothes fashion is the association with the polo environment. Polo players and fans have always been keen users of gaucho clothes so the association has proven a trend to follow.

For all these reasons Gauchoclothes.com is your definite website for these products.

Gaucho Clothes  Buenos Aires  Argentina  Tel 5491140336783  Fax: 15093561424   John Hunter 
contact@gauchoclothes.com

Gaucho Clothes :Providing traditional gaucho clothing and gear from Argentina and Uruguay. We specialize in the original bombacha trousers and alpargata (espadrilles) shoes as ll as other clothing related items like boinas and belts.

 

Photo Samplings: Just to get some ideas.

Antonio Beradi ( 2003 collection ) ---





Review:
The Magnificent look, and I still trying to locate some of his recent creations. Thus the Antonio Beradi ( 2003 collection ) instead of something more contemporary.

African Fashions Making Their Way " Finally "

African Fashions and Designers Win World Acclaim


Africans are painting the world in a kaleidoscope of bold, vibrant color combinations and dazzling patterns. The rich fabrics and virtually unlimited selection of turbans and other festive headgear, bright scarves, colorful wraps, wearable art and elegant gowns that brightened our days and lit up our evenings in Morocco, Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire Uganda, Benin, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Tanzania, Guinea and other African destinations, were simply outstanding. What's more, so were the creators. During the past decade as publishers, we've had the privilege of meeting several of the brightest stars in Africa's fashion galaxy, and thanks to the magic of serendipity, more will surely appear in the near future. As I've learned, in many African societies, the choice of colors and textiles has special significance to the wearer. For example, hats often tell stories of everyday life, with its struggles, spiced by uplifting periods of joie de vivre.

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This is more a photo review. I found this on the internet and know, in the meantime, you should see this blog Carnot de Femmes' Blog and some of the designs depicted.

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Edit Head ( Hollywood's Multi-Academy Award winner leading costume and dress designer during Hollywoods Golden Era of the 30s - early 60s ) lives.  Just go back to the Movie Guys and Dolls, and then you will understand what I mean.


Sexy and Satin " Some Ideas Part One "



The Knot Unveils Wedding Trends for 2007

From the 'What's Big in 2007?' Online Trends Gallery, Now Live on www.TheKnot.com
NEW YORK, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- What's hot in weddings for 2007? For engaged couples, it's all about the cocktail hour, the color orange, and the country Italy, according to The Knot (theknot.com), the nation's leading wedding resource.
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