Modern Filipiniana

Wear Culture on Your Sleeves with Jo Rubio Creations

By Vennette Lailani Seprado The Filipiniana or the traditional Philippine dress should be on every Filipino designer’s design repertoire regardless of his or her style and aesthetic. The traditional Philippine dress, may it be a classic Terno or a more relaxed Baro’t Saya, is experiencing a fashion revival thanks to […]

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Spotted in SONA 2019: Modern Filipiniana Styles for a Modern Filipina Bride

By Vennette Lailani Seprado Last July 22, 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA). All eyes were on the red carpet of the halls of the Batasan Pambansa as the country’s leaders, lawmakers, and their guests showcased the best of Philippine creative talent through […]

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Why the Filipiniana Is Here to Stay

By Vennette Lailani Seprado Today marks our 120th year of Independence, so it is only fitting to put the spotlight on our traditional clothing – the Filipiniana. Filipiniana themed wedding gown designs continue to flourish because we still have both established as well as up and coming designers who take pride […]

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