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How Barongs Brought Diversity Into Modern Filipiniana Wear

by joshSeptember 10, 2019
How Barongs Brought Diversity Into Modern Filipiniana Wear

How did barongs bring diversity into modern Filipiniana wear?

  1. Removed gender stereotypes imposed on clothing
  2. Reinvented the image of Filipiniana wear
  3. Created inclusive and diverse styles
  4. Opened up Filipiniana to a whole world of modern styles
  5. Made Filipiniana possible for everyday wear

Barongs made for women have brought modern Filipiniana into the new age.

Women wearing barongs, which have predominantly been a male piece of clothing throughout Philippine history, are incredibly empowering. It is also a step towards the erasure of gender stereotypes found in society. Local clothing brands that specialize in modernizing traditional Filipiniana clothing are aiming to create more inclusive and diverse styles. Companies such as Tygie are curating pieces for the everyday Filipina.

Want to learn more about how barongs brought diversity into modernized Filipiniana wear? Read on!

 

Removed Gender Stereotypes Imposed Into Clothing

When Filipinos in the old days were invited to a special event, men would bring out their barongs and women would bring out their ternos. This tradition continued through the years until men started to wear barongs as their work attire. The modern times have introduced a concept that has been shaking up the traditional foundations of Philippine society: diversity.

Diversity has brought about the removal of gender stereotypes imposed into clothing. This means that a piece of clothing today is not just limited to be worn by either men or women. This can be further observed in Tygie’s Lady Barong collection, which has specially crafted barongs that fit into the style of the everyday Filipina woman.

 

Reinvented The Image of Filipiniana Wear

Reinvented The Image of Filipiniana Wear

Formal dresses for women in the Philippines have evolved to include the baro’t saya, the terno, and now the lady barong. Gone are the days of no diversity, where women’s only traditional clothing choice was some form of dress accompanied by layers. Now, modern clothing brands such as Tygie offer different styles of Filipiniana clothing to cater to the different types of Filipina women.

Gowns, dresses, skirts, and now barong for ladies — Tygie’s vast selection gives women the ability to wear a Cocoon Lady Barong hand-painted with local flower designs in order to showcase their heritage.

 

Created Inclusive and Diverse Styles

Lady barongs also come in a variety of styles, colors, and fabrics. Modern Filipiniana clothing brands want all types of Filipina women to be able to connect with at least one of their pieces. This is an exciting and refreshing take compared to the years of unchanged traditional Filipiniana wear.

Tygie prides itself on creating pieces of clothing that can be worn by a Filipina woman of any size, shape, and age. Their Lady Barong collection embraces this by offering different sizes and even different types of material. To make things even better, Tygie is able to create custom-sized barongs for those looking for a better fit.

Barongs have also opened Filipiniana up to a whole world of modern styles.

 

Opened Up Filipiniana To A Whole World of Modern Styles

Opened Up Filipiniana To A Whole World of Modern Styles

Modern Filipiniana wear is able to introduce new barong designs to better cater to women’s style. Tygie’s traditional barong for women is paired with hand-painted designs made by local artists. Its barong dress is able to combine a knee-length dress with the upper design of a barong Tagalog. There are even barong blazers available in Tygie’s collection.

Wear Tygie’s Keanna Lady Barong Dress during a night out with friends or wear the Consuelo Lady Barong for out on a romantic date. These modern styles are not only because of their designs but also because they are able to be worn as everyday wear.

 

Made Filipiniana Possible For Everyday Wear

Made Filipiniana Possible For Everyday Wear

Tygie, along with other companies trying to modernize traditional clothing, is trying to create modern Filipiniana pieces that can be turned into everyday wear. This is to showcase your confidence and strength as a woman no matter where you would need to go or what you would need to do.

Barong For Women

Tygie’s barong for women can be worn to give you a sense of power and confidence during your workday.

Barong Dress

The barong dress is perfect for a night out with friends where you want to be the life of the party.

Barong Blazer

Tygie’s Denzel Lady Barong can be paired with your favorite bathing suit in order to show off your Pinoy pride on the beach.

These are just some of the ways in which barongs have brought diversity into modern Filipiniana wear. Try it out for yourself in order to see what all the hype is about.

 

Key Takeaway

Embrace diversity in the new age with Tygie’s modern Filipiniana clothing!

Show how proud you are of your heritage every single day with Tygie’s casual Filipiniana lady barong. Show your aura of leadership with the Cocoon Barong with Paint. Turn heads at your grand family reunion with Consuelo Lady Barong. Put on a fun outfit with the Keanna Lady Barong. And finally, show off your nationalism while enjoying the beach with the Denzel Lady Barong.

Feel confident in your own skin with one of Tygie’s signature lady barong pieces.

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