Quinceañeras began in Latin America as simple, religious coming-of-age ceremonies. In O.C., they’ve morphed into a pop-culture phenomenon celebrated on reality TV. But beyond questions about feminism, class, and entitlement are lovely teenage Latinas willing to embrace old traditions—or ignore them.
by Anne Sterling / photographs by Priscilla Iezzi
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This article originally appeared in the February 2013 issue.