Filipino Independence and Fashion

June 15, 2012 10:00:00 PM PDT
June marks the celebration of Philippine's 114th Independence Day. In honor of the celebration, we took a look at Filipino fashion throughout history.

Elsie Sy-Niebar, president of the Chicago Philippine Press Club, came into our ABC7 studio along with a few models.

Chicagoland Filipino-American Civic Organizations:
Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago FAHSC -
Philippine American Cultural Foundation -
The Filipino American Network of Chicago -
The Chicago Filipino American Film Festival -
The Filipino American Community Health Initiative of Chicago (FACHIC) -
CIRCA Pintig Community Theater Company -
Order of the Knights of Rizal -
Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE) -
National Filipino-American Civic Organization (the Midwest Chapter covers Chicago) ? National Federation of Filipino American Associations -

Filipino-American Media:
VIA Times Newsmagazine / Chicago Philippine Reports TV (CPRTV) -
The Filipino American Community Builder / Hataw Pinoy Chicago TV -
Pinoy Newsmagazine -
"Life?PINOY Style" a food and lifestyles TV program based in Chicago -

Filipino-American Business/Government Agencies:
Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Chicago -
Philippine Consulate General, Chicago -
Philippines Department of Tourism -

Web Directory (the owner of this website is based in Chicago) ?

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program - The Filipino American Story -