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What They're Wearing: Puerto Rican Day Parade

Mariana Lima, in a dress from Express, and

Mariana Lima, in a dress from Express, and Margarita Espada wearing one from NY & Company, both of Brentwood, at the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012) Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

A Puerto Rican flag was the accessory of choice at the recent parade in Brentwood.

Mariana Lima, in a dress from Express, and
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Mariana Lima, in a dress from Express, and Margarita Espada wearing one from NY & Company, both of Brentwood, at the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

Lourdes and Joline Seda and Christian and Giana
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Lourdes and Joline Seda and Christian and Giana Cartagena, all from Brentwood (and Puerto Rican) attend the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

Cristina Bonilla and Orlando Bonilla, both of Central
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Cristina Bonilla and Orlando Bonilla, both of Central Islip, were ready for the summer day — she in a striped maxi dress, he in Puerto Rican-themed clothes from a flea market. (July 22, 2012)

From the left, and all from Central Islip,
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

From the left, and all from Central Islip, Anyssa Padilla, 14, wears shorts and a shirt from Rainbow; Koryn Padilla, 16, wears an outfit from the Bay Shore Mall, and Cynthia Pellerano, 16, wears an outfit from Rainbow at the to the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

From the left, Corrinna Santos, 11, of Brentwood
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From the left, Corrinna Santos, 11, of Brentwood wears a dress from Danice and shoes from Rainbow and Tatiana Rodriguez, 13, of Brentwood wears an outfit the Parade with shoes from Rainbow at the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

Evelyn Ruiz, of Brentwood, sports a T-shirt that
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Evelyn Ruiz, of Brentwood, sports a T-shirt that reads: "Typical Boriqua woman" at the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

Gladys Polanco of Brentood, waved the flag wearing
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Gladys Polanco of Brentood, waved the flag wearing a belted sundress at the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

Jesenia Pagan, of Islandia, wore a pretty sequined
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Jesenia Pagan, of Islandia, wore a pretty sequined tank from Forever 21. (July 22, 2012)

Twins Nicole and Jessica Zambrana, of Central Islip,
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Twins Nicole and Jessica Zambrana, of Central Islip, wear clothes from the Puerto Rican Day Parade. (July 22, 2012)

Five year old Joel Euceda, of Brentwood, wears
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Five year old Joel Euceda, of Brentwood, wears a shirt from the Puerto Rican Day Parade. (July 22, 2012)

Darlene Montalvo, of Brentwood, wears a dress from
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Darlene Montalvo, of Brentwood, wears a dress from The Spot while Yvette Gonzalez, of Shirley, sports and outfit from the Sayville Flee Market to the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

Meldy Cruz, of Bay Shore, wears a dress
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Meldy Cruz, of Bay Shore, wears a dress from Forever 21 and shoes from Butterfly to the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

Belinda Gonzalez, of Islip, wore a striped romper
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Belinda Gonzalez, of Islip, wore a striped romper from rue21 to the 2012 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood. (July 22, 2012)

Nalette Rivera, left, of Bay Shore, left the
Photo Credit: Romina Hendlin

Nalette Rivera, left, of Bay Shore, left the flag to her pooch, while she wore the stripes — in the form of a strapless mini dress. (July 22, 2012)

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