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The Story Behind Lesley Mobo's Scene-Stealing TernoCon Collection

Proof that history and culture can live on in couture.
Sudden silence. The stage, pitch-black. A single spotlight. An elderly, hunchback woman, shuffles towards centerstage, holding her luggage of belongings, and falls on her haunches. An eerie sight. It was at this point that the audience was completely confused. Was it a theatrical
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This Fashion Exhibit Proves That Salvacion Lim Higgins Was Way Ahead of Her Time

She's basically the pioneer of the modern ternos we see today.
When Bench and the Cultural Center of the Philippines joined forces to create the first-ever TernoCon two years ago, the art of terno-making was revived. Suddenly, the spotlight pivoted to show how young designers are reimagining traditional Filipiniana attire.With that goal slowly being
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Liza Soberano and Angelina Cruz Were Totally Twinning at TernoCon 2020

And nope, we don't just mean their blue ternos!
For the third annual TernoCon, many of the country's most stylish gathered in the Cultural Center of the Philippines to keep the spirit of our traditional dress alive. Everyone came dressed to the nines in their modern terno and barong ensembles, proving just how
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This Military-Inspired Collection Won at TernoCon 2020

Mentors Ivarluski Aseron, Lesley Mobo, and TernoCon 2018 Winner Marlon Tuazon, also presented spectacular collections.
It’s only been the second installation of TernoCon, a project led by Bench and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and we’ve already witnessed a plethora of beautiful ternos that prove that the piece’s design and craftsmanship have much more potential than
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All the Stylish Guests We Spotted at TernoCon 2020

The terno's renaissance is stronger than ever before.
When the first-ever TernoCon was held in 2018, it sparked renewed interest in the design of a piece of Filipiniana attire that is often associated with formal events or school costumes. Conceptualized by Bench and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP),
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Meet the 14 Designer Finalists of Bench's Ternocon 2020

They'll be showcasing their final collections this January 2020.
The sophomore year of Bench's Ternocon, a terno-making convention and competition, is in full swing. After trimming down applicants to just 14 finalists, Bench, together with the Cultural Center of the Philippines presented the designers who will be showcasing their collections this