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Filipinotown Festival

Last August 1 I was  invited to present a 6 piece Filipino inspired costume along with more established Fil-Am designers namely Lou Razon, Kenneth Barlis and Mul Tayoba. 428 more words


Studio photo of mother in elementary wearing a more bucolic version of the baro’t saya.


Lola sa Tuhod

My maternal great-grandmother (the tall one on the right) had a regal bearing in her baro’t saya.

The gauzy blouse (baro) is made of either banana or pineapple fiber, and had exaggerated, bell-shaped sleeves, while the skirt ( 18 more words



I’ve been trying to sort my pictures for quite some time and was overwhelmed by the number of photos I have taken of my dolls and other stuff.  408 more words

Thrift Store Dolls

Modernong Baro't Saya

Tignan nyo ang mga sinaunang Pilipinong ito na nasa larawan. Hindi ba’t ang gaganda ng kanilang mga simple ngunit eleganteng kasuotan? Sinong may sabing sa mga larawan at museo nalang makikita ang ating mga Pambansang kasuotan. 261 more words


Abel Iloco + Jeffrey Campbell

The jusi and inabel  baro’t saya I wore to a Filipiniana-themed function are Manang Carning’s. We don’t have the same height, but who would have guessed they were borrowed. 55 more words


Abandon Sew!

I have been away for quite some time, as always.  I’ve been contemplating on what to do first, my summer dolls? June brides? Oh yes, for the Philippine Independence day, I’ve long been wanting to create a Filipiniana inspired dress.  497 more words

Barbie Fashion Avenue