María Félix, the legendary Mexican actress known for her glamor and style, is being celebrated in a new exhibition at the Museum of Popular Cultures in Mexico City. The exhibition, entitled “María Félix: Total Jewelry Icon”, showcases her iconic style and features some of the jewelry pieces she commissioned from the renowned French jewelry house, Cartier.
María Félix was a fashion icon and a trendsetter in her time. She was known for her impeccable sense of style and her daring fashion choices. Her love for jewelry was well known, and she often commissioned pieces from Cartier that were unique and one-of-a-kind. The exhibition at the Museum of Popular Cultures showcases some of these pieces, which are a testament to her impeccable taste and style.
The exhibition features more than 100 pieces of jewelry, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and brooches. Many of the pieces were created by Cartier specifically for María Félix and were inspired by Mexican culture and history. One of the highlights of the exhibition is a snake necklace that was commissioned by María Félix from Cartier in 1968. The necklace is made of gold and features diamonds and emeralds, and is a true masterpiece of jewelry design.
The exhibition also showcases some of María Félix’s personal belongings, including clothing, accessories, and personal photographs. The items on display offer a glimpse into her personal life and her impeccable sense of style.
María Félix’s relationship with Cartier began in the 1950s, when she visited the Cartier boutique in Paris and commissioned her first piece of jewelry. From then on, she continued to commission pieces from Cartier, often bringing her own ideas and designs to the table. The pieces she commissioned were always unique and were a reflection of her personal style and her love for Mexican culture.
Tribute to Fashion
The exhibition is a celebration of María Félix’s legacy and her contribution to the world of fashion and jewelry. It is also a celebration of Cartier’s heritage and its longstanding relationship with Mexico. Cartier has a rich history in Mexico, having created many pieces of jewelry that were inspired by Mexican culture and history.
The “María Félix: Total Jewelry Icon” exhibition is a must-see for anyone who is interested in fashion, jewelry, and Mexican culture. It is a celebration of one of Mexico’s most iconic figures and a tribute to her impeccable sense of style and her love for jewelry. The exhibition is open to the public and runs until June 2023.