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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 18.9: Un Mestizo Estudiante de Manila by Damián Domingo

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 18.9: Un Mestizo Estudiante de Manila by Damián Domingo

Reposted from our social media. We discuss what university students were like in 19th century Philippines, and we look at and discuss the Damián Domingo painting Un Mestizo Estudiante de Manila (1833) and how its subject is dressed in his Barong Tagalog and other fine clothing and accessories.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 18.8: Un Indio de Manila Bestido by Damián Domingo

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 18.8: Un Indio de Manila Bestido by Damián Domingo

Reposted from our social media. We cover Damián Domingo's painting Un Indio de Manila Bestido (1833) and the subject's clothing, including his Barong Tagalog. We also discuss the international and multi-cultural make-up of 19th century Manila, its importance in the world and the advancements made as a city to give context to this painting.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.16: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.16: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss this illustration titled Métis Chinois ou Sangley by Jean Mallat. We describe in detail the way this couple is dressed in Barong Tagalog, baro't saya and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories, and we talk about the other circumstances of this image.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.15: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.15: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at this illustration titled Métis de la haute classe en promenade from Jean Mallat, and we break down the subjects of this drawing and the Barong Tagalog, baro't saya and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories they are wearing

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 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 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 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

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 35: Joe Salazar

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 35: Joe Salazar

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the career of the King of Philippine Couture - Joe Salazar - and his work with the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 34: Joe Sason

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 34: Joe Sason

Reposted from our social media. We look at the start of the fashion designing career of Joe Sason and how he designed and styled the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 33: Chito Antonio

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 33: Chito Antonio

Reposted from our social media. We discuss architect and designer Chito Antonio and his versions of the Barong Tagalog made in the 1980's