Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Modern Filipiniana Inspiration

Filipiana, Baro't Saya, JC Buendia, Danilo Franco
(Left) Full skirts made of silk organdy by Danilo Franco (Right) Feminine blouse in floral/lacey details based on men's formal Barong Tagalog and bias-cut full skirt by JC Buendia

I'm planning for a modern filipiniana inspired-look for a costume party in the office. Instead of the usual terno or baro't saya , I'm hoping to put an edgy contemporary twist into it.    

Tingnan natin hanggang saan kayanin ng fashion-fasyonan powers ko! ;-)

Oh how stylish these barong can get?!  For the girly - motherly look...

Burdang Taal - Vic Barba | PFW Spring Summer 2013

Burdang Taal - Vic Barba | PFW Spring Summer 2013

Talk about power-dressing & long legs!  How I wish I have the latter one too... lol

Burdang Taal - JC Buendia | PFW Spring Summer 2013

Burdang Taal - JC Buendia | PFW Spring Summer 2013

When all else fails, bring out the 'lil black dress then accessorize!

Edgar San Diego | PWF Holiday 2011

Dita Sandico-Ong wraps are absolutely fabulous.    It can easily dress up a simple plain dress and can be worn year round. Peg ko ito!

Mori Wrap w/ Bamboo Print by Dita Sandico - Ong

Time to bring out those big pearls & capiz!  I saw a lot of these stylish native necklaces everywhere, prices can range from P50 up to thousands depending on the material used.  I think I have some pieces at home I can put together. :)

(Left) leopard -print resin cuff & earings, wooden necklace & abaca clutch (Right) silk organza barong with fully beaded necklace & shell accents

So how's your Christmas planning so far?  Remember, this is the time of the year we need all our creative juices flowing to be smart on the spending! ;-)

Ohhthat! by Tin

Photo Credits:
  1. Neo-Filipiniana, Style Weekend - Manila Bulletin, June 10, 2011
  2. Spring-summer.philippinefashionweeklive.com
  3. Jonard Palteng of jonardmanilakid.blogspot.com
  4. Dita Sandico - Ong Collection
  5. Philippine Star

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  1. I love fashion and big chunky necklace!


  2. I wonder if it's possible to experiment with colors when it comes to this material...


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