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

Filipino fashion at its finest.

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

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"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.

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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.

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Suit goals? More like #BarongGoals.

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

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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.

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

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7. YAAAAAS, GIRLS. ANG TARAY!!

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

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9. It comes in a wide array of colors.

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10. And a wide array of sizes.

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All together now: "AWWWWW."

11. No pattern is too bold.

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12. No bedazzling too daring.

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

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

14. No matter how you style it.

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

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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...

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

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19. The BT is the definition of Pinoy swagger.

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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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