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See some of the most glamorous traditional wear at The Filipino Times Awards 2019!

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Dec. 02, 19 | 3:12 pm

The guests of The Filipino Times Awards 2019 took some bold fashion moves this year, with ultra-glamorous and over-the-top designs that surely made many heads turn.

But those who took traditional wear up a notch indeed won big that night, channeling their love for heritage in a fashionable way that took the red carpet by storm.

See some of the best traditional outfits that graced The Filipino Times Awards 2019:

Mary Jane Alvero

Mary Jane Alvero of Prime Group takes abaya up a notch with her black velvet outfit with touches of gold crystals. A creation by Filipino designer Harvey Cenit

Fahed Alblooshii (Emaratino)

This famous half-Filipino and half-Emirati influencer sashayed his traditional Kandura and guthra as if they were made for red carpet! His wife also rocked the classic black abaya outfit.

Emeyln Martinez

Wearing a modern baro’t saya-inspired look, Emelyn from Secretariat International Dubai made heads turn with her blue high-low prom, one shoulder gown made of abaca!

Reggie Altera

The Filipino Times Group Sales Manager Reggie Altera channels the real Bollywood glamor with her maroon velvet Sherwani with hand-woven golden embroideries, matched with gold-colored Kurta pants and Joota footwear—a custom-made masterpiece of Tia Fashion, an Indian specialty fashion house.

Aisha Madanay

The Filipino Times Awards 2019 Top Executive of the Year Finalist Aisha Madanay was donned in a stunning black and red abaya gown by June Ricaforte.

Ericson Reyes

The President of Philippine Society (PhilSoc) Ericson Reyes sports an elegant transparent barong embroidered with golden threads, designed by Jovilyn de Leon of 8Stars—a traditional yet sophisticated look!

Gay Marie Jumuad

Have you seen a baro’t saya that defies anything outdated? This emerald puffy ball gown by guest Gay Marie is indeed a modern take on the Filipino women’s traditional wear. A masterpiece by The Filipino Times Awards 2017 Fashion Designer of the Year Aldwin Guardiana.

Renato Formilleza

Renato of LBC literally shines with his two-toned silver-and-black barong Tagalog, handwoven with midnight blue and white embroideries.

Jhessica Suleman

The Filipino Times Senior Corporate Relationship Manager Jhessica Suleman stole the red carpet with her dazzling netted black abaya, uniquely plastered with a portrait of Amalie von Chintling—crafted by the talented Jose Allen Villena.

Jo-C Conlu

Jo-C Conlu rocks a kimono-inspired prom dress suit skirt with black pants made by Ji Jarder of Fabulars Couture

Photo credit: Jo-C Conlu

Dr. Daffodills Guevarra

Who says barong Tagalog is for men only? Dra. Daffodils from Prime Healthcare group defies gender-based traditional wear with her innovated barong-inspired short-type dress.

Bharati Vatvnani

Westzone’s Bharati Vatvani, with Tolaram Vatnani, confidently struts her black and gold saree—an elegant take on Indian women’s traditional clothing.

 

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