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21 Photos Of Barong Tagalog Outfits That'll Give You Style Envy

Filipino fashion at its finest.

1. So the Barong Tagalog is the official national costume of the Philippines.

"Baro" can mean 'outfit' or 'dress,' and Tagalog is... well, Tagalog!

2. You'll often see people wearing it at weddings or other formal events.

The material is made of embroidered piña — pineapple leaves hand-loomed into a breathable fabric.

3. It adds loads of class and attitude to any man's outfit.

Suit goals? More like #BarongGoals.

4. In fact, it nearly stole the spotlight during the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.

Along with the women's equivalent, the Filipiniana gown.

5. It's been around since the 1500s and modern Filipinos have found ways to give it new life.


6. And women have also gotten in on the fun with more tailored and feminine silhouettes.


8. It's a great blank canvas, only limited by your stylistic imagination.

9. It comes in a wide array of colors.

10. And a wide array of sizes.

All together now: "AWWWWW."

11. No pattern is too bold.

12. No bedazzling too daring.

13. It also makes for an adorable couple's outfit.

Note: Honorary Pinoys know how to work the Barong game, too.

14. No matter how you style it.

15. It's guaranteed to make you the center of attention.

16. Not that you'd complain in an outfit like this.

The modern beauty queen that is meganbata wears a modern barong tagalog by the young and talented, banggoniu. #St...

17. Whether you're floating elegantly on the dance floor...

18. Or taking a still-life/selfie...

19. The BT is the definition of Pinoy swagger.

20. It's a great way for Filipinos everywhere to honor their heritage AND show off their great sense of style.
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