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What is a modern barong?

What is a modern barong?

While the traditional shirt has remained largely unchanged—it’s still the embroidered top, long-sleeved and short-sleeved, made with sheer textile like piña or abaca, and worn over an undershirt, belted trousers, and dress shoes—it has also evolved with the times.

How do you wash a barong?

Hand Wash Only

  1. Submerge the barong in a mild detergent solution.
  2. For a jusi barong, use a soft brush (if necessary) to gently remove stains and visible dirt particularly on the collar, underneath the cuffs, and armholes.
  3. Rinse it well using clean water.

What is the most expensive barong?

Piña –
Piña – a traditional sheer fabric hand-loomed from pineapple leaf fibers. It has a fine lustrous silk-like texture and has a natural yellowish tinge. It is the most expensive and highly prized material for barong tagalog, due to its manufacturing difficulty, quality, and rarity.

What fabric is the barong made from?

Barong tagalog combines elements from both the precolonial native Filipino and colonial Spanish clothing styles. It is traditionally made with sheer textiles (nipis) woven from piña or abacá; although in modern times, cheaper materials like organza silk, ramie, or polyester are also used.

Why is it called Barong Tagalog?

The barong tagalog originated from the Tagalog baro (literally “shirt” or “clothing”, also known as barú or bayú in other Philippine languages), a simple collar-less shirt or jacket with close-fitting long sleeves worn by both men and women in most ethnic groups in the pre-colonial Philippines.

How do you size a barong?

Because Barongs are traditionally made to be loose-fitting, it’s fine to go up 2 inches or down 1 inch in chest size. For example, a person with a 46″ chest could fit well into a Barong with 46-48″ chest size; & a person with a 45″ chest could fit well into a Barong with 42-44″ chest size.

What is Barong Tagalog?

The Barong Tagalog, also referred to as Barong, is an embroidered long-sleeved traditional shirt for men. This is specifically used in different events, gatherings, and occasions in the Philippines. Did…

What are the different types of barong for men?

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What are the sizes of the Barong products?

Half-Open Office Barong Sizes: S to 2XL Hand wash using mild detergent soap. Allow to drip dry on a hanger Handcrafted by Filipino artisans. Customer Reviews No reviews yet Write a review

What is the best material for a barong?

Jusi and Jusilyn linen is a popular barong material but still produces a high quality finish. Looking for the best fabric? We have our Pina Cocoon Barongs for men.