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Kandama Collective Debuts Ifugao Weaves at Paris Fashion Week

Kandama Collective recently brought the spotlight to Ifugao textile at the Paris Fashion Week. The local brand showcased their Fiesta Filipiniana collection at a runway show organized by the International Indigenous Fashion Week in support of their #SaveTheWeave advocacy.Kandama, along with other indigenous designers, staged

Did VP Leni Robredo Really Wear an Ifugao Death Blanket As A Skirt?

Here's what you need to know.
Vice-President Leni Robredo finds herself in the middle of yet another controversy by allegedly wearing an Ifugao death blanket while leading the Rizal Day rites in Luneta Park last December 30, 2018.Facebook page Luminous by Trixie Cruz-Angeles & Ahmed Paglinawan posted a

Here's Why You Should Be Mindful of the Indigenous Fabrics You Wear

Misappropriating centuries-old cultures can be a fine line we don't even notice.
In modern times, traditional textiles have found their way in the spotlight, at best, in exhibits or come Heritage Month and Buwan ng Wika. More recently though, these fabrics have found new life, stitched into today's fashion, and away from the glass frames

11 Ifugao Symbols You Can Actually Wear

Here's what they mean.
With the resurgence of the use of traditional textiles in modern fashion, our natural interest in learning our rich culture ensues. It's not enough to choose pieces solely based on their aesthetic anymore. It also pays to know the meaning behind each