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 “sablay” instead 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.