16 South-of-the-Border Styles for Cinco De Mayo

Plenty of ikat and color will get you in the fiesta spirit this Saturday.

Pray the storms stay away tomorrow, because there’s only one way to celebrate the perfect confluence of Derby Day, the Virginia Gold Cup, and Cinco De Mayo: day partying. And since we’ve already rounded up pretty hats and girly frocks to wear to the races, it’s now time to touch on attire for the more casual fête. If you love the festive feel of Cinco De Mayo, here are 16 boldly printed, crazy-colorful pieces you can sport straight through summer (or to any one of these special celebrations happening in Washington).

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Sarah is the Editor-in-Chief of Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and writes about weddings, fashion, and shopping. Her work has also appeared in Refinery29, Bethesda Magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others. She is a Georgetown University graduate, lives in Columbia Heights, and you can find her on Instagram at @washbridegroom and @sarahzlot.