Piña and the Philippine Garments

Piña and the Philippine Garments

Join us on October 15, 2021, 2:00 p.m. for our next webinar: “Piña and the Philippine Garments.”


Gino Gonzales will talk about the traje de mestiza, the barong, and liturgical vestments.


Gino Gonzales is the co-author, together with Mark Lewis Higgins, of the book Fashionable Filipinas: A History of the Philippine National Dress 1860-1960. He is currently the artistic director of TERNOCON—a terno-making convention and competition designed to encourage the proper construction and use of the Philippine national dress.

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Driven by its advocacy to preserve, promote and enhance the textile industry, HABI The Philippine Textile Council continues its programs in reviving our traditional textiles such as pure Philippine cotton and make it part of our modern lifestyle.