#MetroStyleWatch: 10 Celebrities Spotted In Fierce, Androgynous Pantsuits At The 2019 ABS-CBN Ball!
Because the Maria Claras of today CAN wear pants!
Gone are the days when Filipinas were expected to remain still in the face of oppression. Today's Maria Clara is empowered, strong, and vocal about her opinions and principles. She will not remain silent!
For centuries, wearing pants was equated to being in power, and that is why it was deemed "unacceptable" for women before to sport trousers. But in the spirit of feminism and empowerment, the fashion industry has also evolved through the years. Thankfully, conventions were broken, giving way to one of the biggest style trends today: wearing gender-neutral, androgynous pieces.
From matching pantsuits to stylish jumpsuits, we've compiled all the women who traded form-fitting dresses and tulle ball gowns for fierce, formal slacks at the 2019 ABS-CBN Ball!
The Metro Ageless Beauty pairs her light gray slacks with a fusion of the Barong Tagalog and the terno. Her bell sleeves add an undeniable flair!
Miles Ocampo in Marc Rancy
Former child actress Miles is now in full bloom! Her terno pantsuit incorporated oversized roses to symbolize womanhood.
Sunshine Cruz in Fay Reyes
Sunshine keeps things sweet and elegant with a hybrid of a gown and a pantsuit. For a contemporary vibe, she dons a one-sleeved terno!
Jolina Magdangal in Jo Rubio
What a comeback! Pinoy pop culture icon Jolina Magdangal walks the red carpet with her former on-screen partner Marvin Agustin in a draped number and headgear to boot!
Maricar Reyes-Poon in Francis Libiran
Maricar is a show-stopper in this non-traditional Filipiniana: a sage jumpsuit made of abaca, one of the Philippines' most important crops.
Dimples Romana in Bessie Besana
Dimples, who recently went viral for her portrayal of Daniela Mondragon, is sure owning the color red. Her fierce pantsuit features mini butterfly sleeves for a subtle Filipiniana touch.
Denise Laurel in Samantha Richelle
Denise is the epitome of sophistication in this simple, elegant, and feminine corset pantsuit.
Lou Yanong in Armand Marco
Equal parts androgynous and sexy, the PBB celebrity rocks a head-turning Maria Clara.
Jodi Sta. Maria in Mark Bumgarner
Jodi slays the red carpet in a sultry yet refined terno pantsuit made of silk cocoon. Look closely on her corset top and admire the intricate hand embroidery by the Lumban community.
Vina Morales in Mikee Andrei
Finally, veteran actress Vina is a vision in red in this jaw-dropping number!