The Quinceanera tradition is believed to have started many years ago when the Spanish conquerors brought the tradition to Mexico and others say the tradition originated with the Aztecs. Regardless, a Quinceanera celebration is a Hispanic tradition associated with Mexican, central and South American cultures.
You may have seen mighty Cleopatra and Nefertiti in your history books, but have you ever imagined them being the inspiration for your Quince and dama dresses? These Egyptian queens can absolutely lend some fashion inspiration for your 15th birthday party!
So what kinds of quinceanera gowns you would wear in you 15th day party.
It is customary that the Quinceanera will wear a ball gown usually with a petticoat or crinolina underneath to make the dress look extra puffy, and a crown or tiara along with her gloves. In the United States the dress is most commonly of white color, while in other countries such as Mexico it is very common to see the Quinceanera wear a pastel color dress or even red, royal blue, or burgundy.
Quinceanera accessories usually include:
a quinceanera doll (her last doll)
a quinceanera kneeling pillow
quinceanera bible and rosary
a quinceanera tiara or crown
a matching photo album and guest signature book