“In high school I used be hella about that pinup life,” says 20-year-old Sailor Gonzales, a Los Angeles Latina studying fashion design and Chicano studies with whom Vogue spent a day traversing L.A.’s skate parks and thrift stores—and exploring her closet. Family is important to Gonzales—living up to what the generations before her strived for by coming to America—as is not becoming a fashion trend to be copped and claimed by outsiders.
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