Who can wear the up Sablay?

By Rahul Kashav, On 16th February 2022, Under Lifestyle
The sablay is supposed to be worn over formal dress in ecru (cream or beige) for females with formal shows or an ecru Barong Tagalog and black pants for males. But the change is being embraced wholeheartedly by those who expect UP to shake the status quo instead of blending in.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what is Sablay attire?

The Sablay is the official academic costume of the University, replacing upon its introduction in 1990 and its official adoption in 2000, the traditional mortarboard (cap) and toga. The word "Sablay" refers to an indigenous loose garment that, simple yet elegant, is used traditionally used for formal occasions.

One may also ask, what does the up Sablay mean?

Created by six professors from UP Diliman, the sablay is inspired by the malong of Muslim Mindanao, a loose garment made from a seamless bolt of cloth. As a verb, sablay means to place a precious object like a piece of cloth or garment upon one's shoulder as a gesture of respect.

What is Sablay instead of toga?

Sablay is an indigenous loose sash-like garment that is worn across the chest during formal occasions. An official of the Department of Education (DepEd) official proposed to use to “sablayinstead of the usual toga for graduation rites in elementary and secondary schools. (

What does Sablay mean in Philippines?

The word "Sablay" refers to an indigenous loose garment that, simple yet elegant, is used traditionally used for formal occasions. As a verb (isablay), it also means to put a precious object like a piece of cloth or garment upon one's shoulder, as a way of giving value and respect to this selfsame object.
The baybayin characters on the Sablay are the acronym for “Unibersidad ng Pilipinas”. Since 1990, when the Sablay was first used, UP graduates have been displaying the baybayin characters “UPa”, a tagalog word for “Hire”. It is a baybayin symbol that has nothing to do with the University of the Philippines.
The word "Sablay" refers to an indigenous loose garment that, simple yet elegant, is used traditionally used for formal occasions. As a verb (isablay), it also means to put a precious object like a piece of cloth or garment upon one's shoulder, as a way of giving value and respect to this selfsame object.
This is how candidates for graduation should wear the Sablay during the Commencement Exercises, before conferment of their degrees. Note that the Sablay hangs from the right shoulder, with the band slightly below the shoulder.
Graduation stoles are sashes worn draped over the shoulders at a commencement ceremony to denote achievement in academics or extracurriculars. Stoles for graduation usually taper to a max width of five inches, and include custom text or images. Worn normally, stoles reach near the bottom of your gown's sleeves.