Fashions of the Charrería

A Mexican rodeo arena in the arid countryside of Alvarado provides a storybook backdrop for pre-fall collections that reflect old-world traditionalism, festive colors, and floral flights of fancy.

photography and styling by Scot and Kristi Redman

LUBLU Kira Plastinina floral print dress, $1,600, LUBLU Plaza at Preston Center; black satin stilettos, stylist’s own

Una Burke filigree handmade black leather studded bodice, $1,580, Grange Hall; Catherine Malandrino cord embroidery sheer blouse, $295, Neiman Marcus NorthPark

Cushnie et Ochs silk crepe  strap gown with front drape, $1,995,

Michael Kors azalea crepe dress, $1,650, Theory blue button-down shirt, $215, both Neiman Marcus NorthPark

Model­: Dillon Duchesne, Wallflower Management
Hair/makeup: Shane Monden, Wallflower Management
Photo Assistants: Shana Anderson and Bret Redman
A very special thank you to Lienzo Charro Los Pinos