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6 Local Brands Where You Can Shop for Your Independence Day OOTD

Embrace being proudly Pinoy in your most patriotic yet stylish outfit!
Independence day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate Filipino pride than with stylish yet patriotic dressing, right? If you’re tired of your traditional Filipinianas and you’re more than ready to let go of that one baro’t saya
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These Belo Ladies Wearing a Terno Would Make You Want to Wear One Too

Local designer Mich Dulce will further convince you.
Mich Dulce might be better known for her pretty hats and waist-whittling corsets, but for a designer whose garment construction has always been top notch, it’s no surprise she can fashion an impeccable terno. And when we spotted the Belo trio of
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This Local Online Store Will Make You Want to Wear Filipinianas

Let Tygie change the way you dress!
In a highly westernized local society, Filipinianas seem to be only reserved for "big Filipino-themed ceremonies such as nuptials, centennial events, Linggo ng Wika, or graduation," Tygie points out. This local store notes how unfortunate it is to "use this culture-defining attire
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This Designer Proves There's a Modern Way to Wear Filipiniana-Inspired Pieces

She remains an advocate of Filipino fashion despite being based overseas.
Without a doubt, the Philippines is a fount of fashion creatives. With the likes of Monique Lhuiller, Michael Cinco, and John Herrera being recognized worldwide for their creations, it's almost safe to say that Filipinos are innately drawn to fashion. But in a time when everyone
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How to Incorporate Filipiniana Into Everyday Wear

Filipiniana is no longer just for the ninang.
When was the last time you dressed up in Filipiniana? We bet those of you who can answer this question donned it for a formal occasion—one that probably required it. Once upon a time, from the turn of the century till the
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LOTD: Heart Evangelista's Last-Minute Filipiniana Dress

Here’s what you do when your dress is a little too plain.
Heart Evangelista proves that you don’t always have to buy designer clothes for every event that you attend. Sometimes, your best shot at nailing that ensemble lies at the stroke of a brush. Case in point: Heart’s event look for the Centennial
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How to Take Your Outfit from Day to Night

It starts with all the right pieces.
There’s something to be said for the glamour of transformation. A seemingly plain sheath dress can instantly take you from your nine-to-five shift to a dinner date by simply layering delicate necklaces. Separately, it may seem plain; but altogether it can look very
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How To Wear Filipiniana-inspired Pieces

Clothing that take from traditional Filipina formal wear can be modern and timeless.
When matched with pieces that are as much about function and fit as aesthetic appeal, Filipiniana fashion looks contemporary and totally chic. Here now are our looks straight from Kultura's 10th anniversary runway and how you can dress it up with pieces
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Color Theory: The Best Looks At The Sona 2014

See the parade of colors that flocked to the Batasang Pambansa to watch President Aquino deliver his SONA. Which looks did we love best?
Disclaimer: This article does not aim to tackle political issues but rather focus solely on fashion.The President may have been Monday’s main speaker but from what we’ve seen, it seemed like the other legislators and guests also had plentiful things to say.
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1 PiÑa Top, 4 Ways

See how you can work a boxy piña top into your everyday wardrobe.
Boxy tops are having its moment. The trend has shifted from tight-fitting shapely pieces to structural yet loose, easy separates. Not that we’re complaining, rather, we celebrate the fact that women can wear comfortable clothing without sacrificing style. Bestido by Kultura’s woven
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Manila Hotel's 100th Anniversary!

The Grand Dame celebrates its platinum year with a Filipiniana fete.
Dressed to the nines in formal Filipiniana, guests came to Manila Hotel’s Centennial Ball ready to celebrate the historical landmark’s 100th anniversary. Embellished ternos, jewel-toned wraps in piña, and barongs redesigned to suit women showed that the night’s fashion echoed the elegance
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The 11

Either you talked about it or wore it yourself; these looks rocked 2011.
As 2011 was ripe with opportunities to dress up, and the gals were all too happy to play with what fashion had to offer, there were a number of outfits that got people talking and trends that inspired each one to get
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Filipiniana Which Way?

Which did you appreciate more, the elegance of tradition or the creativity of a modern approach to Filipiniana?
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Feting Filipiniana

One hundred designers interpret the terno, baro't saya, and barong Tagalog for Metrowear's fashionalistic night.
In celebration of the Philippines' 113th year of independence, Metrowear Filipiniana gathered 100 designers from the country's major design associations to present their individual interpretations of the terno, baro't saya, and barong Tagalog. The momentous event was a celebration of Filipino talent,