The Philippine Terno was the star of the show in a gathering at the Cultural Center of the Philippines organized by homegrown clothing brand, Bench.
Celebrities, fashion designers, cultural workers, political figures, and Filipiniana enthusiasts gathered on January 26 to celebrate and to pay tribute to the country’s national symbol and identity – the Philippine Terno – through the event, TernoCon 2020.
TernoCon 2020 advocates for the preservation, promotion and enrichment of the national costume of the Philippines as part of its cultural heritage, through a Contest and Cultural Fashion Show.
The TernoCon 2020, initiated by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) with its partner Bench/Suyen Corporation, is actually the Part II of the event that was first held as Part 1 in May 2019, following the success of the Terno-Making Convention and Contest in 2018.
Out of 12 fashion designer-contestants, Hannah Adrias of Pasay City bagged the gold award. Jaggy Glarino from General Santos City win silver and Dinnes Obusan of Camarines Sur won the bronze award of TernoCon 2020.
Among those who graced the star-studded event were Kapamilya love team Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil, Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Dee, UP Fighting Maroon star player Ricci Rivero, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat, together with the CCP Chairperson Margie Moran.
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