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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 11: The Polo Barong

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 11: The Polo Barong

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the differences between formal and informal barongs and look at and discuss the polo barong, the version of informal barongs from the 1960's

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 10: President Diosdado Macapagal

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 10: President Diosdado Macapagal

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the legal and political career of the ninth president of the Philippines - Diosdado Macapagal. We also discuss and look at his sartorial choices while in the public eye, particularly how often he wore the Barong Tagalog versus suit and tie

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 9: President Carlos P. Garcia

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 9: President Carlos P. Garcia

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life and political career of the eighth president of the Philippines - Carlos P. Garcia. We also discuss and look at his sartorial choices and when he wore the Barong Tagalog versus suits and ties.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 8: The Carrion-Legarda Wedding

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 8: The Carrion-Legarda Wedding

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the marriage of Juan Antonio Carrion and Carmen Milagros Legarda in 1957, which is the first all Barong Tagalog and all filipiñiana wedding.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 7: President Ramon Magsaysay

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 7: President Ramon Magsaysay

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life and public service career of one of the most beloved presidents of the Philippines - President Ramon Magsaysay. We look at and discuss his frequent wearing of the Barong Tagalog, how he made it popular, and how he set the barong on the course of becoming the national garment and formal wear of the Philippines.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 6: President Elpidio Quirino

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 6: President Elpidio Quirino

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the political career and sartorial choices of the sixth president of the Philippines - President Elpidio Quirino - and we look at photos where he wore the Barong Tagalog and of his presidential oath-taking ceremonies.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 5: President Manuel A. Roxas

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines Part 5: President Manuel A. Roxas

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the political career of the Fifth President of the Philippines - Manual A. Roxas. We also discuss and look at his sartorial choices, including occasions where he wore the Barong Tagalog

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 4: President Sergio Osmeña

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, 20th Century Philippines, Part 4: President Sergio Osmeña

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the political career of President Sergio Osmeña, Sr. and look at photos of when he wore the Barong Tagalog during his public life.

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.