filipiniana

Heads up: The Ortigas Foundation Library is moving to Greenhills by May

The library has a collection of 24,000 volumes of books, maps, photographs and documents, including records from the Japanese wartime trials

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Auro’s new limited-edition chocolates featuring Lesley Mobo’s tropical ternos will make you sing

If this header photo didn’t make you sing Marco Sison’s song “Si Aida, Si Lorna…

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These modern Filipinianas by TernoCon designers will make heads turn at your next Zoom meeting

From its design to its beadwork, embroidery and fabric, these modern Filipiniana pieces proudly bear…

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This online textile marketplace aims to support local weavers in the time of COVID-19

Likhang Habi Market Fair, an annual three-day textile fair by the Philippine Textile Council has…

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The terno is back from the baul. Now what?

A lot has changed since the first staging of TernoCon. The convention and contest, the…

Check out this barong Tagalog you can wear every day

Around this time last year, few days before Filipinos commemorate Independence Day, local label Araw…

Here’s a modern take on the bakya

The terno is not the only part of the traditional Filipino fashion that’s making its…

4 essential works of Carmen Guerrero Nakpil

Last Jul. 30, a great Filipino writer died. To say that Carmen Guerrero Nakpil was…

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This online bookstore is filling the gap in the Filipiniana market

People like Miguel Angeles and Rajiv Daswani go to places like Hong Kong or Singapore…

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This is modern Filipiniana you can wear with jeans

There’s been a spate of modernized Filipiniana lately, but perhaps the latest stab at relevance is…