25+ Stylish Tagalog Clothes: An Easy List

Are you curious about the names of clothes in the Philippines? Today’s post will present the list of various Tagalog clothes that the locals commonly use on special occasions, formal events, and casual situations. If that is something you are interested in, let’s get started!

Tagalog Clothes: An Overview

The national attire of the Philippines for women is Baro’t Saya or Maria Clara Dress (blouse and skirt), which style was inspired by the Spanish style adopted by European style clothing. Some Filipinos wore other traditional attires from the past like Camisa de chino (Chinese collarless shirt) and different formal dress made of finest rough cotton cloth and local fabrics like thin fabric, pina jusi fabric, and translucent fabric. Unlike other countries, these fabrics are made and worn in the Philippines because Filipino people used to wear thin clothes due to the tropical and maritime climate.

Moreover, the national attire in the Philippines for males is the Barong Tagalog, an embroidered long sleeves men’s clothing that are made from abaca fabric and abaca silk. This is the standard formal attire that various Filipino men have traditionally worn.

The Baro’t Saya and Camisa De Chino are also worn in modern times during special occasions. Also, Filipino people can identify the social status of a Filipino based on how intricate the designs of the attire they are wearing are. Since most Filipinos still wear Filipino traditional clothing on various special occasions like Buwan ng Wika and cultural-Filipino themed weddings, the modern outfit of the Filipinos also reflects the culture of the Philippines. Knowing that the Philippines is a conservative country, most designs still cover much of the skin.


Famous Filipino Designers With Their Notable Designs

Apart from that, I introduce some Filipino designers known for their designs. The fabrics and materials are made and inspired by the Philippines. Below are some of the well-known Filipino designers in the world:

Filipino Designers Notable Designs
1. Oliver Tolentino
Most of the fabrics that he uses in his creations are eco-friendly. That’s why he was featured as the first-ever Eco-Designer at Global Green’s 2012 Oscars celebration.
Pia Wurtzbach’s (Miss Universe 2015) red gown was worn during the preliminary evening gown.
2. Rajo Laurel
His fashion creations include hand-painted designs, fancy stitches, and beads.
The Stella Clutch bag. This is one of the most notable designs of Rajo Laurel that is made from knitted basket weave.
3. Jose Moreno
He is known for making sophisticated Philippine national attire, the Baro’t Saya. The fabrics that he uses come from raw materials in the Philippines.
Maria Clara Gowns by Moreno are worn by several famous personalities such as Queen Sirikit of Thailand, Princess Suga of Japan, and the former U.S. First Lady Nancy Reagan.


25+ Tagalog Clothes With English Translations

25+ Tagalog Clothes With English Translations

Below is the list of 25+ Tagalog Clothes and the various modern Filipino clothing and accessories that Filipinos usually wear:

Tagalog Clothes English Translation
Pantalon Pants
Maong Jeans
Palda Skirt
Blusa Blouse
Amerikana Suit or Coat
Kamiseta T-shirt
Sando Sleeveless Undershirt
Polo Button-Down Shirt
Bestida Dress
Dyaket Jacket
Mahabang Palda Long Skirt
Saplot Overcoat
Padyama Pajama
Kapote Raincoat
Shorts Shorts
Panglamig Sweater
Damit Panglangoy Swimming Clothes
Salawal Underwear
Uniporme Uniform
Kwelyo Collar
Tsaleko Vest
Mga Damit Clothes
Panti Panty
Brip Brief
Kardigan Cardigan
Legings Leggings
Damit Pangtrabaho Working Clothes
Damit Pangsimba Church Clothes


Other Tagalog Clothes And Accessories

Other Tagalog Clothes And Accessories
Tagalog Clothes And Accessories English Translation
Sinturon Belt
Kurbata Tie
Sapatos Shoes
Medyas Socks
Hikaw Earings
Kuwintas Necklace
Pulseras Bracelet
Relos Watch
Salamin Glasses
Singsing Ring
Sumbrero Hat
Tsinelas Flip-flops or Slippers
Bota Boots
Gown Gown
Gwantes Gloves
Bandana Scarf
Alampay Shawl
Tuwalya Towel
Veil Tabing
Sombrero Ng Bakero Cowboy Hat
Panyo Handkerchief


Learn More About Tagalog With Ling App

As we reach this part, I hope that you understand these various Tagalog words related to clothing. If you want to explore more, then I suggest reading other Tagalog-related blogposts such as Traditional Filipino Clothing: 2 Best Attires10+ Easy Words For Tagalog Cooking Utensils, and 28 Tagalog Alphabet: Best Guide For A Beginner to expand your Tagalog vocabulary skills. These blogs are available in my most recommended app for learning your target language, the Ling App.

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