NO TO CULTURAL PROSTITUTION, LET'S STOP IP CULTURE'S SACRILEGE VIA FILIP+INNA FASHION SHOW
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NO TO CULTURAL PROSTITUTION, STOP AT ONCE THIS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' CULTURE'S SACRILEGE AS TO BE UNDERTAKEN VIA FILIP+INNA FASHION SHOW!
YES TO CULTURAL EVOLUTION BUT NEVER EVER TO CULTURAL PROSTITUTION!
TOGETHER, WE ALL MUST STOP THIS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' CULTURE'S SACRILEGE VIA FILIP+INNA FASHION SHOW!
We call the attention of all concerned and responsible individuals and organizations to please stop the blasphemy, desecration, disrespect, misuse or violation of the Filipino Indigenous Peoples' culture and traditions as we highly regard and respect all of our culture, traditions and traits are as sacred and as precious as our life, itself!
Those who mock and make fun of IP culture and traditions or use it for anyone's selfish and or vested interest, in the strongest term possible, we must outright condemn them all!
You and I and everyone else must do something to stop such abuse and profanation of so noble and sacred a heritage!
PAGING PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS FERDINAND "KA FREDDIE" PASCUAL AGUILAR, NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS (NCCA) CHAIRMAN VIRGILIO S. ALMARIO; NATIONAL HISTORICAL COMMISSION OF THE PHILIPPINES (NHCP) CHAIRMAN RENE R. ESCALANTE AND NATIONAL COMMISSION ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (NCIP) CHAIRMAN BANTAYAN.
WE ARE ALSO MOST ARDENTLY CALLING THE ATTENTION OF PHILIPPINE REPRENTATIVE NANCY ALAAN CATAMCO AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLE (IP) WELFARE ADVOCATE BAE JENNIFER PIA "LIMPAYEN" SIBUG - LAS AND ALL RESPONSIBLE FILIPINOS WHO ARE CONCERNED WITH THE IP, THE HERITAGE AND HISTORY OF OUR PEOPLE AND OF OUR COUNTRY!
ANNALIE EDDAY'S POST:
We call the ATTENTION of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), elected/appointed Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) and other concerned IP advocate organizations to TAKE NECESSARY ACTIONS over this matter.
MARLENE PO - "Marian Pastor Roces PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE EDITOR! Or post something on FB. I deeply regret having introduced Len to the Tboli weavers and embroiderers."
"Marian Pastor Roces ME TOO I AM VERY ANGRY. Do please write. Also about unfair trade and how indigenous designs have been appropriated but not properly acknowledged and compensated."
MARIAN PASTOR ROCES - "Marlene Po I am very angry. But I will write something."
SARA JANE TODI CAYUGAN - "It's Filip+Ina collection Ate AnnalieEdday, Kung kami nabastosan sa Kegal pairing it with jeans how much more this one � this is too much. �"
TESSA CUTE CONSTANTINO - "Inappropriate. Insensitive. Disrespectful. I feel sorry for our tribe. Will take necessary action about this, gang. ☹️"
ALICE SUANA LANGE - "That is very extreme BAD to the superlative. A degrading scene and insult to us.�"
ARJHO CARINO TURNER - "Agree Mayor Tessa Kyut Constantino. I just woke to see this...what are they thinking when they put all this together? We have not seen IP folks wearing their traditional wear this way, they covered up their body...the total opposite of "sexualizing" the blouse paired with bikini. It does not look sexy at all...so horrible."
ECARG GY - "Omg, maam Marlene Po, sobra na talaga. The blouse looks familiar to me."
MARLENE PO - "Ecarg Gy oo sure ako kilala mo. Walang compensation ang designs nila."
APOY EJ JACINTO - "Please push po natin ang complain. Mga walang paggalang sa kultura ay dapat managot!"
Despite our struggles for CULTURAL PRESERVATION, we as indigenous people support CULTURAL EVOLUTION but not ever any form of CULTURAL PROSTITUTION.
MULTIPLE CHOICE - Luis Espiritu jr. (The Philippine Star) - April 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Fashion is sizzling haute as the scorching temperature escalates. Style is sailing the high seas with on-the-radar oceanic hues that are set to beat the heat.
Bringing statement style in the blue is Filip+Inna, a homegrown brand that is currently making a name in the international scene and is relevantly promoting Pinoy identity into retail fashion.
Filip+Inna’s capsule collection of blues is a narration of patriotic impressions of fashion in the now. It is a style narrative that displays artisanal work and heritage fused into the contemporary wardrobe. The brand’s distinct creations meticulously made by hand present a look of authenticity and modern eccentricity in refinement. A variety of tribal patterns and iterations displays masterful handiwork and presents contemporary graphic appeal. True blues come in a variety of ultra-chic shades and summer-ready fabrications such as denims, cotton and linen.
Made-by-hand fashion unfolds in a range of wardrobe ideas. A sea of endless blue in casual to formal pieces is seen in dresses, pants, skirts, tops, jackets, coats and accessories that can be practically mixed and matched.
These meticulously made works of art showcase the importance of handicraft as they celebrate couture-like craftsmanship, outstanding workmanship reflective of culture and tradition.
Filip+Inna is rethinking wardrobe essentials into forward-looking fashion that doesn’t go over the top. In limited edition or one-of-a-kind pieces, these summer blues are visionary references of local retail. They are also a noteworthy style declaration of fashion in context.
(From April 10 to May 31, Filip+Inna will have a pop up at the second floor of the newly opened wing of Power Plant Mall in Rockwell, Makati City.)
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