Mayra Farret Shares How Her Mexican Heritage Influences Her Style

Mayra Farret Shares How Her Mexican Heritage Influences Her Style

The Texicanas mom dishes on her "more is more" approach to fashion.

By Chantel Morel
Mayra Farret Fashion

In the Season 1 premiere of Texicanas, Mayra Farret was introduced to us as the “perfectionist” of the cast. After getting to know Mayra a bit better throughout the season, there is another term that also comes to mind when we think of her: style queen. The San Antonio mom has an incredibly colorful and chic sense of style with a next-level wardrobe to match. But as we’ve recently learned, her passion for fashion goes far beyond dressing to the nines for themed-parties and shopping at the best boutiques in Texas. (Tune into the Texicanas Season 1 finale tonight at 10:30/9:30c.)

Mayra told The Lookbook that her Mexican roots have a strong influence on her bold style, and she often wears pieces from Mexican-based designers like Carlos Pineda and Daniel Espinosa. Currently, Mayra is working to help highlight Mexican fashion in the U.S.

“I’m a part of Fashion Group International San Antonio, which is a non-profit organization that supports local designers. Hopefully with this opportunity, I can be a platform or a bridge to connect Mexican designers with FGI San Antonio and promote a little bit of our fashion,” she told The Lookbook. Additionally, Mayra revealed that she's collaborating with Fashion for Good, a platform for sustainable fashion innovation. 

Below, Mayra shares more insight on her personal style, plus her best fashion tips. 

How would you define your style?

Mayra Farret: I think it’s edgy but classy at the same time. I’m Mexican and color blocking is my thing, according to each season. For spring I like pastel colors. For summer I like bright colors. Maybe darker colors in the fall and winter, but color is definitely my thing. 

What are your wardrobe must haves? 

I love blazers and jackets and t-shirts, definitely. But I also love dresses — I consider myself to be very feminine. I’m also a big fan of jewelry. I love big jewelry — that’s a very Mexican thing. It can make a statement.

Out of those items, what is the one piece every fashionista should own?

I would say a white blazer because you can wear it in the summer or during the winter.

Who are some of your favorite fashion designers/brands?

That’s a tough one. I love Carlos Pineda from Mexico. I think Alice + Olivia is fun, it’s youthful, and it’s not that crazy expensive for designer clothing. Who else do I love? Cinq à Sept. Julia y Renata. There are many other Mexican designers as well. 

Do you have a fashion motto?

More is more and less is a bore. 

Who (excluding yourself) has the best style in the Texicanas cast?

Lorena. She’s the closest to my style. 

Catch Mayra in the Texicanas season finale tonight at 10:30/9:30c.

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