Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Today, el Cinco de Mayo, is a holiday in Mexico. The celebration of the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Bloody and violent holiday right? Here in Los Angeles, where it's estimated that 48.5% of the total population are of Hispanic or Latino descent, we use it as celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. So in keeping with the day I present la bonita María Félix, an icon of the golden era of Mexican Cinema, as the Darling of the Week...
Clockwise: Beaded Hoop Earrings, Mykonos Dress, Prohibition Bangle and Greco Sandals.
Sources: MariaFelixlaDona and AllStarPics.