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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 24: Tony Decena

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 24: Tony Decena

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss how Filipino fashion designer Tony Decena experimented with the Barong Tagalog in the 1980's

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 23: Renee Salud

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 23: Renee Salud

Reposted from our social media. We discuss and look at the career of fashion designer and "Ambassador of Philippine Fashion" - Renee Salud - and his interpretations of the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 22: Ernest Santiago

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 22: Ernest Santiago

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life and career of Ernest Santiago and his unique and fashion forward versions of the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 21: Auggie Cordero

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 21: Auggie Cordero

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the career of fashion designer and couturier Auggie Cordero and look at the dramatically different way he presented the Barong Tagalog on women

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 20: Aureo Alonzo

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 20: Aureo Alonzo

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the life and career of fashion designer and couturier Aureo Alonzo and his experimentation with the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 19: 1970’s Op Art Barongs

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 19: 1970’s Op Art Barongs

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss barongs that mimicked the op art and geometric patterned dress shirts prominent in the 1970's.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 18: Giovanni Sanna

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 18: Giovanni Sanna

Reposted from our social media. We discuss and look at what fashion designer Giovanni Sanna did after he designed the Pierre Cardin Barong Tagalog.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 17: The Pierre Cardin Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 17: The Pierre Cardin Barong Tagalog

Reposted from our social media. We dicuss and look at the circumstances around the creation of the Pierre Cardin Barong Tagalog, which was made specifically for President Ferdinand Marcos

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 16: Ben Farrales

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 16: Ben Farrales

Reposted from our social media. We discuss and look at the fashion career of designer Ben Farrales and what he did with filipiñiana clothing and the Barong Tagalog.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 15: President Ferdinand Marcos

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 15: President Ferdinand Marcos

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the public service and political career of the 10th president of the Philippines  - the infamous and controversial Ferdinand Marcos. We also discuss and look at how he wore the Barong Tagalog and what he has done for the garment.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 14: Changes to the Camisa de Chino

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 14: Changes to the Camisa de Chino

Reposted from our social media. We discuss and look at changes to the camisa de chino from after World War II. We recap its relationship to the Barong Tagalog and how these changes make the camisa de chino even more susceptible to confusion with the barong

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 13: Pitoy Moreno

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 13: Pitoy Moreno

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the fashion career of Jose "Pitoy" Moreno and what he's done with the Barong Tagalog