SHOWCASE and promote the traditional product while upholding and keeping its essence.

This is the marching mantra of the organizers of first-ever Dayaw Badu, a fashion show featuring Mandaya’s Dagmay and Mindanao-inspired couture.

The province of Davao Oriental staged last Thursday evening, June 28, 2018 at the Davao Oriental Capitol Covered Court in Mati City, the fashion-culture event as part of the highlights of the 51st founding anniversary of Davao Oriental on July 1.

Dagmay is a traditional woven cloth of the Mandaya tribe.

Over 80 exquisite creations from eight top designers of the Davao Fashion and Design Council took center stage during the event, which also featured the province’s up-and-coming young models and some guest models.

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