A Quinceañera is one of the most important days in the life of a Mexican teenage girl. It is a celebration on the girl’s fifteenth birthday that is a marker of her entrance into womanhood (learnnc.org.) The purpose is also to “give thanks to God for his blessings, and to present a young woman to the community,” (learnnc.org.) The Quinceañera honors the girl and her family at this point in her life. The young woman typically wears a pink or white, very nice and formal, dress, with jewelry and accessories that complement the beautiful dress (learnnc.org.) Other important people in the ceremony of the big party are her maids of honor and escorts, all of the various ages that she has completed. Her female relatives give gifts, and her parents and godparents planned the event (learnnc.org.) Delaney, a fictional character, is turning fifteen on February 27, 2018. Her parents have decided to host her Quinceañera on March 3, 2018, because it is the next Saturday after her birthday, and her friends and family will be able to make it to the celebration that day. Her parents want help to make sure everyone is dressed the best that they can be for the Quinceañera, so they hired me as their costumer for this event. I plan on communicating with her and her family throughout this process via e-mail and phone calls, whichever works better for the reason I need to communicate with them.
I have planned out a timeline, so everything will be able to be completed before the