26 October 2008
Chichiria in Binondo, Manila.
The Santo Niño has many incarnations and "looks". Neighborhood tailors tend to go with cutesy things like basketball jerseys, while the more mainstream fancy, embroidered, shiny, and quite regal-garish selections are found in major trading spots all over the country:
The ceremonial wear on display in Old Manila.
Labels: philippines. metro manila
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