Tehuana: Consists of a loose fitting blouse matched with a long colourful skirt to cover much of the body as it is fastened higher in the torso instead of the waist. It is a traditional dress for women. The Tehuana dress has become a symbol of the region and the Zapotec culture, it's also considered a symbol of female empowerment, as the women of Tehuantepec have a strong tradition of self-sufficiency and leadership.
Sarape: It is a large blanket that is worn as a cloak, similar to a poncho in Brazil. Due to its size, it can also be used as a curtain, table cloth or even as a wall decoration. Mostly worn by men.
Rebozo: Similar to the Serape, it is mostly used by women as a cover around the head from the harsh sun. It is also used as an accessory to carry children and also keep warm in cold conditions. The Rebozo is an item of ancestry as most women inherit them from their mothers.
Resplandor: It is a head dress meant for women and made of white lace and decorated with ribbons. It is usually handmade. It is also tailored to give a tight fit around the face when worn.