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Indigenous is the Future

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Indigenous is the Future

When we hear the term ‘indigenous’, we often think of it as old, ancient, out of style or primitive. Part of our goal at Daily Malong is to change that conversation by bringing the indigenous into the present and the future.  A simple malong was the beginning of it all. What Filipinx would only see on stage during a singkil performance, could actually be part of our daily lives. Malong is one of the most versatile clothing. Apart from its beautiful colors, it has many practical functions. I’ve once used a malong as a ‘dressing room’ enabling me to shift...

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Undas, Halloween and your OOTD

Costume Halloween OOTD Outfit of the day

Undas, Halloween and your OOTD

It's Halloween! It'll be interesting to see how this all works out with COVID-19. When I migrated, I saw Halloween as what seemed to be America's biggest costume party. Completely different vibe from the Philippines.   Image: Daily Malong Photoshoot 2017, Styled by Stephanie Gancayco (Janna San Felipe, Nathan Perucho, Kristian Ilustre, Lydia Querian, Jazlyn Pastor, Darren Garza) Around this time, every year when I was growing up, it was a completely different mood. It wasn't too jolly. It was sentimental. It was reminiscent. I remember my family preparing for a big lunch at the cemetery where we can share a meal...

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