Week 6-8 Part 1: Introduction to Vitetnam & Philippines
Vitetnam Vietnam is a country located in Southeastern Asia bordering the Gulf of Thailand, the Gulf of Tonkin, and the South China Sea. Although many westerners still imagine Vietnam through the le…
This Couple’s Engagement Shoot Depicts the Simple Filipino Life and We Love It!
It has really been the dream of this couple to live a simple life and it showed in their engagement shoot. You have to see this!
Social and Cultural: The Traditional Practices in Kalinga
There are so many Philippine’s cultures seen by the locals without knowing why it was being done. Even if they go to the Cordillera areas, they still cannot figure out what’s the reason why the local tribes in Kalinga do such old practices and continued to do them at present. In everything that is happening
Women employed in a Pina shop, Manila, Philippines, 1899 or before
Illustration from the book: The Philippine Islands (1899) Author: Ranon Reyes Lala Continental Publishing Co., New York Possible copyright status: Not in copyright
The dressing down of the Philippines and what it means for your business
If you look at old photos of Manila from the 1920s and 1940s, you’ll be transported to a time when dressing was still symbolic and important.
Manila, Philippines, last half of the 1940s
After WWII and probably before 1950. My guess would be 1946 or 1947. The original old photograph is in my personal collection.
The evolution of Filipino fashion: the rich history of our national dress
What has happened to our national dress, the Philippine terno? Though it remains an inherent part of our rich culture, it has certainly evolved.
THE FILIPINIANA DRESS: THE REBIRTH OF THE TERNO
You may have seen it in old photographs of your mom or grandmother. You may have seen it in history books or random clips of Imelda Marcos visiting the White House in the ’80s. You may have seen it in Filipino beauty pageants or worn by Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray. The stunning, resilient, unabashedly opulent terno dress.
Mixture of Tagaloc and Spanish, Manila, Philippines, 1850-1869
Photographed in Manila, Philippines by Mr. Le Comte de Montblanc National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France