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To Design a Parade of Flying Colors

By Nicole De Los Reyes Images by Noel Pabalate I am the first to arrive at Francis Libiran’s atelier on the second floor of the…


Barong Every Day

Compiled by JOHN LEGASPI During his term, former President Ramon Magsaysay was known for his humility and compassion for the poor. Apart from his good…


The Nation’s Barong

Interview by JOHN LEGASPI For more than three decades, designer Philip Rodriguez has crafted numerous ternos, Filipinanas, and balintawaks, even reimagining them in haute couture.…

The author and her
husband on their
wedding day, both
wearing love and
culture in their

The Groom’s Look

By Sol Vanzi We had been living together in Hong Kong for nearly a year when Vic asked me to marry him. A devout Italian-American…


Long Live The Terno

By John Legaspi On the pages of his novel Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, Philippine national hero Jose Rizal described the classic Filipina best…