- Traditional (masculine) fit barong
- Hand embroidered Kinape Leaves front design (companion piece to the Michelle 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. Please allow at least 2 months to produce and deliver. Free alterations are available after delivery subject to terms. Click here to see "How This Works".
- 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 is wearing a Slim Cut barong. Click here for an example of a Regular Cut barong.
- Available in Long Sleeve (with buttoned cuffs) or Short Sleeves (no cuffs). Model is wearing Long Sleeves. Click here for an example of a barong with Short Sleeves.
- Available with Regular Pointed Collar or Chinese / Mandarin Collar. Model is wearing the Regular Pointed Collar. Click here for an example of a Chinese / Mandarin Collar.
- As these barongs are customized and made by hand, there may be some variations in color, embroidery and button designs.
- Outer is Piña Silk: 50% Pineapple Leaf Fiber, 50% Silk (synthetic, not from animals)
- Inner Lining is 100% Organza
Gentle hand wash only. See our FAQ page for care instructions at the bottom. Click here for the FAQ page.
Custom made in the Philippines
All prices are in US dollars
ABOUT THE MODEL
Mark Calaguas is originally from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He currently lives in Chicago, Illinois where he works as an attorney at a global law firm.
Mark stays very busy outside of work. He is a founding board member of the National Filipino American Lawyers Association (NFALA) and the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago (FALA Chicago). He currently serves as NFALA's Vice President for Communications. Mark is also a board member of Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE) and Community Relations Manager for Kultura, a contemporary Filipino American food and arts festival established in Chicago by the culinary media and events company, Filipino Kitchen.
Mark is a Young Professionals Program Ambassador for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an alumnus of the Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO).
Fun facts: He is an avid runner, omnivore, and champion of the Midwest's greatest contributions to the world - Detroit techno and Chicago house.
Connect with Mark on Instagram: @double.renvoi
Photoshoot location: Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois