Cinco de mayo: Frida Kahlo's wardrobe reveals

By Debbie - 12:01 PM

Apart from being Taco Tuesday this years' Cinco de Mayo, revealed Frida Kahlo's wardrobe 60 years after her death. 
Kahlo’s fringed boots, the right one with a stacked heel
One of the corsets worn by Kahlo
After her bus accident, Kahlo was in a full body cast for three months, and she remained in pain for the rest of her life. She painted her casts and corsets, turning them from medical equipment into artworks
Orchids to You and another nail polish
Kahlo’s leg was amputated in 1953. She designed this prosthetic leg with embroidered red lace-up boots and a bell attached
Classic cat-eye glasses worn by Kahlo
A skirt of green silk and lace attached to a body corset
Bathing suit in mint green
The artist’s makeup compact
Kahlo’s right leg was thinner than her left after childhood polio – and it was later fractured in 11 places when she had a horrific bus accident in her 20s. As a result, she wore long, traditional Tehuana dresses that concealed her lower body
Kahlo’s friends noted that the more pain she felt, and the more incapacitated she became, the more elaborate her outfits were
via The Guadian

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