Every now and then, we encounter a designer who chooses to demonstrate their patriotism by reworking our national costume into modern interpretations that supposedly could be worn on a more casual basis. This season, it was Happy Andrada who opted to take inspiration from the barong tagalong as she fashioned varsity jackets and dresses after its intricate detailing and husky texture.
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Photos by Nelson Villarica
Main image by Maya Idanan