Men and women,
boys and girls joined the cultural fashion show this year. This particular event
had been made possible by its chair for many years, VP MELY SIVAGE
who is wearing a very nice pink kimona.
Her co-chair is VIRGIE
FLEMMING, 2008 Mrs. Fil-Am Runner-Up, who is the models' coach for the event.
event depicted the cultural costumes in seven styles according to the specific
regions or area of the Philippines.
The first group are models wearing the IGOROT outfit. These are from the northern
part of the Philippines, specifically in Baguio and the Mountain Provice area,
the highland tribal regions of Luzon.
traditional outfit for men mostly made from pina or pineapple cloth, jusi or banana
and are elaborately embroidered.
come in one- or two-piece outfit, mostly comes in traditional butterfly sleeve,
elaborately decorated in sequences, beads, pearls, and embroideries. They are
worn on formal and special occassions only.