Don't know Filipino, but want to know what Filipino traditional clothing is all about? Here is a glossary of terms you'll find in our site and other Philippine-made clothing content. Learn words such as barong tagalog, filipiniana, alampay, saya, jusi, piña, and many more.
Just like there are many variations for other types of garments, the Barong Tagalog comes in different types of fabrics such as the Organza, Jusi, Pina, and others. They range in quality, softness, opaqueness, thickness, price and other factors.