Badass SoCal Latinas from the 70s and 80s

Cult Nation gathered up a fascinating collection of vintage photos from Lowrider Magazine and personal collections that show how influential Latina gangsters were on style and culture in Southern California. The look, the poses, the Germanic blackletter font still used widely, and the camaraderie are consistent in every shot.




Bonus video: the canonical time capsule Mi Vida Loca:

Portraits of 70's & 80's cholas culture (Cult Nation)