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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 5: Cockfighting in 19th Century Art

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 5: Cockfighting in 19th Century Art

We discuss the sport and culture of cockfighting in the Philippines and look at how cockfighting and the Barong Tagalog appear in 19th century Philippine art

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 4: Marriage Procession in Manila in 1857

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 4: Marriage Procession in Manila in 1857

We look at and discuss the 1857 sketch "Marriage Procession in Manilla" and the people, barongs and other filipiñiana clothing portrayed in it.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 3: The Principalia Class in Pictures

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 3: The Principalia Class in Pictures

We recap, discuss and look at the principalia class and how they wore the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 2: President Ramon Magsaysay - Idol of the Masses and Idol of the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 2: President Ramon Magsaysay - Idol of the Masses and Idol of the Barong Tagalog

We look at some of the many monuments, tributes and images in memory of the 7th president of the Philippines, the very much beloved Ramon Magsaysay. Since he established the Barong Tagalog as formal wear during his inauguration and presidency, naturally all these images show him in a barong.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 1: President Manuel Quezon and his Poker Group’s Holocaust Rescue Efforts

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 1: President Manuel Quezon and his Poker Group’s Holocaust Rescue Efforts

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the backstory of these photos of President Manuel Quezon, in a Barong Tagalog, and the Frieder brothers at the dedication of Marikina Hall during World War II.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 21st Century Philippines Part 3: President Rodrigo Duterte

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 21st Century Philippines Part 3: President Rodrigo Duterte

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life and political career of the 16th president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte. We also look at and discuss his Barong Tagalog choices and habits during his presidency.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 21st Century Philippines Part 2: President Benigno Aquino III

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 21st Century Philippines Part 2: President Benigno Aquino III

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the political career of the 15th president of the Philippines - Benigno Aquino III. We also look at and discuss his use of the Barong Tagalog during his presidency.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 21st Century Philippines Part 1: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 21st Century Philippines Part 1: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the controversial political career of the 14th president of the Philippines - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. We also look at a couple of the occasions that she wore the Barong Tagalog.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 41: President Joseph Estrada

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 41: President Joseph Estrada

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life and political career of the 13th President of the Philippines - Joseph Ejercito Estrada. We also look at the barongs he wore during his presidency.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 40: President Fidel Ramos

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 40: President Fidel Ramos

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the military and political career of the 12th President of the Philippines - Fidel V. Ramos. We also look at when he wore and how he wore the Barong Tagalog during his presidency.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 39: President Corazon Aquino

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 39: President Corazon Aquino

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life and political career of the 11th President of the Philippines - Corazon Aquino. We also look at occasions when President Aquino wore the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 38: Edgar Aquino

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 38: Edgar Aquino

Reposted from our social media. We look at the career and the different barongs of fashion designer and entrepreneur Edgar Aquino