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Take the traditional route but give it a twist!
The Filipiniana attire, and its many iterations in history, is constantly reinterpreted in contemporary ways for various occasions. From butterfly-sleeved tops for everyday wear, to ornate, couture-like pieces by our local designers, there’s a wealth of sartorial creations that give traditional looks
When history meets gaming.
The release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons has changed the gaming world for the better. It's all wholesome fun, really—which is what we all need right now.A ton of players have used the game to mix tech and fashion by turning runway
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
When it comes to putting together an ensemble, the DOT secretary proudly shows off her roots.
As secretary of the Department of Tourism, one may expect Berna Romulo Puyat to naturally promote all things proudly Filipino, from provincial delicacies to offbeat destinations. Having once been appointed undersecretary for special concerns at the Department of Agriculture, Berna has long
Score style tips from Camille Co, Marian Rivera, and more!
You can't deny that the classic Philippine terno is having a huge modern moment. From being highlighted at big events like TernoCon, the annual State of the Nation Address, and even the much-anticipated ABS-CBN Ball 2019, we're more than happy to embrace
We had them pose with a parasol, a bilao filled with veggies, and more!
When we heard about this year’s ABS-CBN Ball theme, we couldn’t help but imagine our favorite celebrities posing as if they were trapped within a Fernando Amorsolo painting. Since we’re all about making our crazy red carpet dreams come true, we asked
Take a closer look at Anne's stunning red carpet look!
Anne Curtis never disappoints on the red carpet, and last night at the ABS-CBN Ball was no exception. The Just A Stranger star wore a '50s-inspired gray custom Mich Dulce creation.The look featured a tiered skirt and oversized sheer butterfly sleeves. The internationally-acclaimed designer shared
See Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber's matching outfits, and more!
The ABS-CBN Ball is back on its second year, gathering the biggest and brightest stars of today for an evening of fashion and advocacy. Gracing the red carpet in their Modern Filipiniana attires, the celebrities are all glammed up tonight in support
See how the Filipiniana has evolved through the years.
The ABS-CBN Ball's new dress code this year opens a new opportunity to put the spotlight on the Filipiniana attire. On the red carpet, we'll be able to see this traditional garb with a fresh new look, modernized to fit today's time.
Having your hair up in a bun is not your only option.
With this year's ABS-CBN Ball theme being "Modern Filipiniana," we're set to see all the different ways that we can celebrate and also reinvent the way we wear our traditional outfits. In the beauty department, though, we're hoping to see tons of
Check out our beauty predictions before the big night!
The much-awaited ABS-CBN Ball is fast-approaching. Preparations are in full swing, and rightfully so because of the exciting theme that was officially announced last August. On September 14, the brightest stars of today will be clad in their Modern Filipiniana attires, and the
Meld those local weaves and traditional silhouettes into casual outfits!
Back in school, we grew up celebrating Buwan ng Wika every August, bringing our parents’ traditional Filipino dishes in plastic Tupperwares to share, and practicing for folk dance performances and declamation contests in dialect, but one of the definitive highlights of the month’s
Plus, where you can rent ternos and barongs!
Finding a dress to wear for a special occasion can sometimes be a stressful task—what more when you're attending a Filipino-themed wedding (or office function) where you're advised to come in wearing a terno. Chances are, you don't readily have this traditional piece in your closet. To make shopping
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
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
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
According to designer Patis Tesoro.
Wearing Filipiniana used to be reserved for formal occasions. Yellowed photos of our lolas in ternos come to mind. But these days, you’ll see more local textiles being incorporated into the current crop of styles available in the market. A woman who
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
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
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