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Women stylize Filipiniana to suit the times

REP. LENI Robredo and Secretary Leila de Lima tweak Filipiniana: Robredo with off shoulder top; De Lima with Maria Clara top

Today’s Filipino women are learning how to tweak the terno or the Maria Clara and baro’t saya to their own taste, needs, budget, indeed an entire integrated lifestyle. This has been evident in recent important occasions.   They try different colors, plus black, different ornamentations, fabric treatments, lengths, even silhouette.   Ornamentations are not limited [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The lost medal

“THIS LAND Is Mine” ART BY GCF (2013)

THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines was following up previous awardees of Gawad CCP for the Arts, reminding us to wear Filipiniana, please, please, and your medals, please, please, please!

Posted: March 31st, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Wives and daughters in bejeweled Filipiniana


The Upper Berth of the Manila Polo Club was darkened and transformed into a magical Mt. Makiling forest for the Friends for Cultural Concern of the Philippines (FCCP) annual fashion show and merienda last Tuesday.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Society doyennes model fabulous Filipiniana


Ado Escudero recently staged the year-end extravaganza “Requerdos de Ayer” at the Makati Shangri-La’s Rizal Ballroom, which took Manila’s 400 back in time for a turn-of-the-century traditional Christmas fiesta.

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

How Sonia Ner adds refinement and whimsy to everyday meals


Over pasta laden with luscious tomato sauce and exotic cheeses, author Sonia Ner evades our questions on how much of a skirt chaser President Manuel Quezon was, and to what extent Doña Aurora had tolerated his infidelities. “We don’t indulge in that,” maintains Ner, who is coming out with the biographies of Quezon and his [...]

Posted: June 22nd, 2011 in Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »