How to look like a rockstar on Sinulog

Whatever happens in Sinulog stays in Sinulog, but your outfits will definitely be all over social media. Look your best with festival styling tips from Cebu’s most fashionable bloggers.


Ching Sadaya (2)“Do not underestimate the power of the cap. It functions both as a fashion accessory and protection against sudden rain while you’re stuck in open areas.”


CHING SADAYA | @chingsadaya

[Sinulog t-shirt and Queen City snapback by ZEROTHREETWO]

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Doyzkie Buenaviaje (4)

“If you plan to sport a pair of jeans, make sure they’re stretchable so you can move with ease.”


[Sinulog t-shirt by GREATER THAN GOLD; Queen City snapback by ZEROTHREETWO]

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Issa Perez (2)“Wear swimwear instead of a bra under your shirt. If you’re going to a place that splashes water and beer everywhere, you won’t regret making this decision!”


ISSA PEREZ | @issaplease

[Sinulog t-shirt by KULAS; pompom shorts from MINE, Rustan’s Department Store]

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Jesse Jake Daan (3)

“Wear prints to make your look more festive!”

JESSE JAKE DAAN | @jessejakedaan


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Kathrynn Dawn Sy (1)“Think festival fashion but practical. Come in light clothes because it can get really really hot and humid. Find something you can move in, dance in, get wet in, get stuck in.”



[Crop top from GLAMOROUS; tulip skirt from JEALOUS. All available at Rustan’s Department Store]

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Kristine Roa (2)

“Take a lead from Coachella’s styling and incorporate fringes, tiers and patterns while maintaining one element of clothing you wouldn’t mind throwing away after a night of Sinulog madness”

KRISTINE ROA | @KristineRoa

[Printed kimono with fringe detail from GLAMOROUS, Rustan’s Department Store]

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Michael Karlo Lim (3)

“Hot, I know. The dessert heat never stopped the Navajo from sporting festive fringe but when the going gets tough, I can always take it off and just wear sunscreen. Hot, you know?”

MICHAEL KARLO LIM | @thehamburgero

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Rabsin de la Cruz (2) “Always wear the most comfortable footwear, preferably closed shoes that will prevent your feet from getting wet. Trust me, there’s more walking than drinking!”

RABSIN DE LA CRUZ | @rabsin_d

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Sophia Sanchez (4)

“Wear white tops! So that the paint can be seen and it would be a great souvenir to keep for memories.”


SOPHIA SANCHEZ | @iamsophiasanchez

[Sinulog t-shirt by GREATER THAN GOLD]

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Vanessa East (2)“Sinulog doesn’t have to be cut and ripped everything. You can always keep it clean and stay festive with colors and textures.”

VANESSA EAST | @beingmisseast

[High waist shorts from FLYING TOMATO; lace kimono from BLU PEPPER, all available at Rustan’s Department Store; Queen City snapback by ZEROTHREETWO]




Your Sinulog shirt serves as a souvenir. With so many colorful and festive designs, you’re bound to find one that you’ll like spending the day in, and love even more when it’s splattered with paint! Check out Zee Lifestyle’s recommendations to the best t-shirts in the city.

Issa Perez (2)KULAS specializes in brightly printed t-shirts that you can wear as is, or cut to your heart’s desire. They accept customized designs as well.

Blogger @issaplease looks chic in a black ensemble that lets the bright colors of her KULAS shirt stand out.

Available in Metro Gaisano, Metro Colon, SM Department Store and Kultura

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Ching Sadaya (2)

ZEROTHREETWO opts to stick to the basics with simpler designs that’ll let the paint stand out more.

@chingsadaya is ready to tackle the crowds with her ZeroThreeTwo t-shirt and matching Queen City snapback.

The Assembly, JY Square Mall

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Sophia Sanchez (4)

GREATER THAN GOLD makes sure all eyes are on you, with simple prints in eye-catching metallic gold.

@iamsophiasanchez sticks to the basics, letting the metallic print of her Greater Than Gold t-shirt stand out.




Bunting 2Yeng 1ISLANDS SOUVENIRS lets you customize your own t-shirt with Cut & Style. This year, go crazy with their funky pop art designs and matching iron-on stickers, along with other embellishments.

Musician @yengconstantino is bright and colorful in her personalized Islands Souvenirs t-shirt.

The Northwing, SM City Cebu


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photography Mark Philip Dales locale Golden Cowrie and Salinas Restaurant
Originally published in the Zee Lifestyle Directory, December-January 2016 issue.

Featured image from EverythingCebu

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Zee Lifestyle strives to capture the pulse of Cebu! As a city-centric lifestyle magazine, it aims to inform and entertain with features on culture, personalities, travel, food, fashion and everything in between. Follow Zee Lifestyle on Instagram at @zeelifestyle.

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