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TernoCon at SM Mall of Asia will be distinct celebration of PH independence

Visionaries Jojie Lloren, Cary Santiago, and Jaggy Glarino bring a special narrative of our national identity

TernoCon: From a fashion tradition to a movement

It will be a distinct and special celebration of Philippine Independance on June 10, 2024, when Philippine tradition is showcased in contemporary elegance in TernoCon: Kasarinlan, Kultura, Kasuotan at the Museo del Galeón, SM Mall of Asia. It is curated by fashion visionaries Jojie Lloren, Cary Santiago, and Jaggy Glarino.

Continuing the legacy of 2023’s Paskong TernoCon at SM Aura, the collaboration of SM Supermalls, Bench / lifestyle + clothing, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) brings a fresh narrative to Filipino cultural celebrations. TernoCon: Kasarinlan, Kultura, Kasuotan is the synergy of fashion, history, and a nation’s identity,  a new lens through which to view Filipino artistry.

Jojie Lloren

Jojie Lloren: A Lullaby For My Mother

Jesus “Jojie” Lloren, exponent of minimalist design and masterful tailoring, brings a deeply personal touch to his collection, A Lullaby For My Mother. Comprising 12 exquisitely crafted ternos, this collection honors both his mother and the motherland, reflecting Lloren’s commitment to preserving and elevating Filipino culture through fashion.

Cary Santiago

Cary Santiago: Ikonograpiya

Cary Santiago, a name synonymous with intricate and sculptural design, unveils Ikonograpiya, a vibrant collection inspired by the Philippine flag and national symbols, such as the sampaguita, mango, jeepney, and sorbetes. Santiago’s 12 ternos are a vivid, detailed celebration of Filipino pride and identity.

Jaggy Glarino

Jaggy Glarino: Lemlunay

Known for his avant-garde and non-conformist approach, Jaggy Glarino presents Lemlunay, a collection that draws on the rich cultural heritage of Mindanao. Featuring nine ternos and three barongs, Glarino’s creations are a dynamic fusion of past and present, showcasing his ability to reinterpret traditional motifs with a contemporary twist.

The TernoCon: Kasarinlan, Kultura, Kasuotan fashion show will present 36 masterful designs, with 24 ensembles on exhibit at the Main Atrium of SM Mall of Asia from June 11 to June 23, 2024. This exhibit offers an immersive experience, celebrating the diverse cultural icons and traditions that define the Philippines.

TernoCon: Kasarinlan, Kultura, Kasuotan is not just an event; it’s a movement. It’s a celebration of independence, heritage, and the artistry that bears the Filipino spirit.

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