Terno

a white terno with floral details
Is there such a thing as ‘Filipino fashion’?

Centuries of colonization influenced aspects of our Filipino identity, including the way we dress. Amid this, a webcast now asks if there is a mode of fashion we can truly call our own

LOOK: Barong and Filipiniana denim jackets to be added to Levi’s archives

The historied American denim brand tapped its Asian American staffers, designers, and community leaders to reimagine one of its iconic silhouettes for Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month

LOOK: Lesley Mobo’s tropical ternos are things of beauty we need in these dark times

Back in his hometown in Panay, Mobo dials back on embellishment and focuses on context, all while reflecting on his roots

Can terno be class-neutral?

Jan. 26 saw the second iteration of the biennial TernoCon, a convention and contest celebrating…

terno evolution nolisoli
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…

glorious dias vintage popup
A vintage shop in Poblacion with museum-quality Pitoy Moreno and Ramon Valera

“There was a girl one time who walked up to me while I was next…

Legacy of Nat’l Artist Ramon Valera continues with his family’s new bolero designs

The country’s first National Artist for Fashion Ramon Valera was known as the Dean of…

The terno is not our national dress—but it could be

This year has been, for me, a time of debunking all the myths I have…

bench ternocon
The terno is not dead. But new designers are killing it

Last May, we went to the National Museum for a fashion show featuring modernized saya…