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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 3: President Jose P. Laurel

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 3: President Jose P. Laurel

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the political career of President Jose P. Laurel and look at photos of when he wore the Barong Tagalog during his public life.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 2: President Emilio Aguinaldo

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 2: President Emilio Aguinaldo

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the first President of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo, and look at photos of him wearing the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 1: President Manuel L. Quezon

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 1: President Manuel L. Quezon

Repost from our social media. We look at and discuss the first documented Philippine president to wear a Barong Tagalog while in office - Manuel L. Quezon

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 18: Pleated Barongs

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 18: Pleated Barongs

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss what may be some of the fanciest barongs from Spanish colonial times - pleated barongs.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 17: Striped Colored Barongs

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 17: Striped Colored Barongs

Reposted from our social media. We look at and disucss the Barong Tagalog style that has lasted through the 19th century - the striped colored barong

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 16: All Over Embroidery

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 16: All Over Embroidery

Reposted from our social media. We discuss embroidery's history in the Philippines and look at a style development in the evolution of the Barong Tagalog in the 19th century - All Over Embroidery on Barongs

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 15: the Lower Classes of the 19th Century

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 15: the Lower Classes of the 19th Century

Reposted from our social media. We look at barongs worn by the lower classes in 19th century Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 14: the Baro Cerrada

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 14: the Baro Cerrada

Reposted from our social media. We describe and look at examples of the variation of the Barong Tagalog called the Baro Cerrada.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 13: Sinibaldo de Mas

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 13: Sinibaldo de Mas

Repost from our social media. We discuss the source of the most famous misconception about the Barong Tagalog - Sinibaldo de Mas

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 12: the Camisa de Chino

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 12: the Camisa de Chino

Reposted from our social media. We define and discuss the camisa de chino and compare it with the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 11: 18th / 19th Century Working Class & Commoners

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 11: 18th / 19th Century Working Class & Commoners

Reposted from our social media. We discuss and describe how the working class and commoners wore barongs and dressed in Spanish colonial Philippines during the 18th and 19th century

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 10: Late 18th Century Men’s Fashion Changes

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Spanish Colonial Philippines Part 10: Late 18th Century Men’s Fashion Changes

Reposted from our social media. We describe the changes to the Barong Tagalog and style of middle to upper class men at this period in history - late 18th century / early 19th century - in the Spanish colonial Philippines