Following TernoCon: Kasarinlan, Kultura, Kasuotan, twenty-four ensembles fresh off the runway are on display at SM Mall of Asia’s Main Atrium until June 23. Designed and masterfully tailored by legendary fashion icons Jojie Lloren, Cary Santiago, and Jaggy Glarino, the ternos on display promote Filipino pride, art, and culture in honor of the 126th Philippine Independence Day. From romantic ternos inspired by Filipino indigenous wear to bold interpretations of our national icons, the TernoCon KKK exhibit takes you on a journey through revitalized Filipino fashion unlike any other.


Catch the TernoCon: Kasarinlan, Kultura, Kasuotan exhibit at SM Mall of Asia’s Main Atrium until June 23!

TernoCon KKK, presented by Bench lifestyle + clothing, SM Supermalls, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), was a fashion showcase held at SM Mall of Asia’s Museo del Galeón last June 10. The three trailblazing designers – Jojie Lloren, Cary Santiago, and Jaggy Glarino – each represented the islands of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, respectively. 


Jaggy Glarino’s “Lemlunay” collection is inspired by the rich and diverse heritage of Mindanao, and features ternos masterfully adorned with indigenous weaves, solihiya, and headpieces of the region. 

On exhibit are selected ensembles from the fashion show. Avant-garde designer Jaggy Glarino’s exhibit “Lemlunay” is inspired by the rich heritage of Mindanao. His pieces feature indigenous weaves and headpieces paired with the elegant silhouettes of the traditional terno.


Don’t miss out on “Ubra” by Jaggy Glarino, a terno mini dress with sculptural Tboli beaded accents.


In “A Lullaby for My Mother”, Jojie Lloren presents a poignant collection of minimalist and exquisitely-constructed ternos that pay tribute to his beloved mother and the Philippine motherland.

Jojie Lloren’s collection titled “A Lullaby for My Mother” visually narrates a series of emotional states ranging from “Denial” to “Fight and Surrender” to  “Bliss” through elegant ternos and headpieces.


Catch Lloren’s “Fight and Surrender” – a terno-sleeved top and skirt made of muslin – at SM Mall of Asia’s Main Atrium until June 23. 

Cary Santiago’s “Ikonograpiya” is a collection of bold interpretations of our nation’s most prominent icons. From the bahay kubo to the jeepney, the Cebu-based couturier manipulates fabric into intricate masterpieces of showcasing Filipino culture. 


Cebu-based couturier Cary Santiago’s collection “Ikonograpiya” draws inspiration from the colors of the Philippine flag, featuring monochromatic pieces that each embody an iconic Filipino symbol.


Upon closer look of Cary Santiago’s jeepney-inspired terno gown, miniature horses stand on the dashboard.

Don’t miss out on a truly elevated cultural experience! See the works up close to fully marvel at the intricate details that go into revolutionary fashion. The exhibit remains at SM Mall of Asia’s Main Atrium (across Bench and The French Baker) until June 23, Sunday. 

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