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 [...]
By Marge C. Enriquez
Two of the country’s most significant ternos of the 20th century now belong to the prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London.
The country’s boldest young designers showcased their talents at the biennial Philippine Fashion & Design Competition (PFDC) held March 25 at the New Activity Center of Glorietta in Makati, an event made possible by Champion Infinity Detergent and Shokubutsu Hana Shampoo.
By Anne A. Jambora
Deconstructed pantsuits and jackets, a winter terno coat, a reproduction of a ’50s party dress, and cutouts that represent the missing pieces of a loved one.