Filipiniana Dresses for special occasions.
There are many many traditional Filipino dresses. This is one, called a Barot Saya.
traditional philippine dress baro at saya. baro is blouse and saya is skirt.
Lace Filipiniana style dress
Maria Venus Raj wears her national costume for the Miss Universe 2010 National Costume Presentation Show at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on August 16.
Ensemble Date: 1920–40 Culture: Philippine Medium: piña, metal, silk. Front
now, this has always been an interest of mine. Taking the traditional Filipino Dress "Baro't Saya" and blending it with a modern take. I've never seen one like this, really pretty :)
Salvacion Higgins. I NEED THIS!
Traditional Filipino Dress
This has to be one of the best modern version of the Baro't Saya. just gorgeous. Very wearable and I love the glittery fabric.