Keep the silhouette of the Filipina terno and rework everything else–you’ll get a stunning modern version of the traditional costume. Here, Michael Cinco gave the short sleeved terno a simple tweak by opting for longer sleeves.
Prove that an eye-catching look doesn’t always come in gowns. Opt for a pair of power trousers but elevate it with evening-worthy fabrics to still give it the same shine that a gown has. Dress it up with a top with billowing sleeves like this creation by Mark Bumgarner for that striking presence as you walk into any room.
Channeling the MoFi style doesn’t always mean you’d have to go for the classic ternos. Instead, embody the contemporary yet traditional woman by embracing Filipino fabrics. Aiming to re-introduce culture, Gabbie Sarenas‘ latest collection makes use of purely Filipino created fabrics, but in modern silhouettes. Clearly, it’s a winning combo.
For the men, don’t limit yourselves to the traditional Barong or the black suits. The simple tweaks create a big sartorial impact. Here, Francis Libiran created a structured outerwear fit for today’s stylish gent.