Contactless Custom Barong Service, Free Alterations and International Shipping are available
Michelle stands in front of green leaves, brown vines, a few orange flowers and a concrete divider. She wears a hand embroidered piña silk Barong Tagalog, a white tank top underneath the barong, green pants, brown glasses and a watch and ring on her left wrist and hand..

Michelle

Regular price $425.00 Sale

DESCRIPTION

- Contemporary (feminine) fit barong

- Hand embroidered Kinape Leaves front design (companion piece to the Mark barong) with stylized leaves and branches.

- Random speckles of embroidery on the rest of the barong 

- Half open pechera (button front half opening) 

- Side vents

 FEATURES AND OPTIONS

- Custom made to your measurements and specifications. *You MUST choose the features you want in the drop down menus above before adding barong to cart. **You MUST also get measured. Contactless body mapping is available. Free alterations are also available subject to terms. Click here to see "How This Works".

- Available in blouse or dress length. Model is wearing a blouse length barong. Click here to see an example of a dress length barong. *This choice is made during the measurement process.

- Available in Slim Cut (form-fitting with a little space for comfort and movement) or Regular Cut (with extra space for more comfort and movement). Model's barong is Slim Cut. Click here to see an example of a Regular Cut barong.

- Available in Full Long Sleeve (with buttoned cuffs) [click here for an example], 3/4 Sleeve (with buttoned cuffs) as shown here by the model, 1/2 Sleeve (with buttoned cuffs) [click here for an example], or Short Sleeve (no cuffs) [click here for an example].

- Available with Regular Pointed Collar [click here for an example] or Chinese / Mandarin Collar. Model is wearing a Chinese / Mandarin Collar.

- This barong is translucent, and your purchase does not include the garment(s) that model wears here underneath.

- As these barongs are customized and made by hand, there may be some variations in color, embroidery and button designs.

MATERIAL

- Outer is Piña Silk: 50% Pineapple Leaf Fiber, 50% Silk (synthetic, not from animals)

- Inner Lining is 100% Organza 

CARE

Gentle hand wash only. See our FAQ page for care instructions at the bottom. Click here for the FAQ page.

ORIGIN

Custom made in the Philippines

PRICE

All prices are in US dollars

ABOUT THE MODEL

Michelle "Meesh" Dela Cruz Bukirin was born in Hawaii, raised in Texas and awakened in New York City. She is currently living life in Los Angeles, California.

Michelle works as a Senior Learning Facilitator for Molina Healthcare, a healthcare company whose mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare to people receiving government assistance. She provides managers with leadership training.

Outside of work, Michelle performs traditional Pilipino folk dance with Kayamanan ng Lahi (KnL). She also supports, organizes and mobilizes where she can for various Pilipino and Asian Pacific organizations like the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), Empowering Pilipino Youth through Collaboration (EPYC), Pilipino American Unity for Progress (UniPro), Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation, NextDayBetter and University of Southern California Asian Pacific Islanders Social Work Caucus (USC APISWC).

Fun facts: Michelle lived in Sweden for almost two years, and she is a personal fitness trainer.

Connect with Michelle:

- Instagram @meeshellin

- linkedin.com/in/michdela/

- about.me/mich.dela

 Photoshoot location: Downtown Los Angeles, California