At the 4th State of the Nation (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte, everyone seemed to be on their best appearance.

Bohol’s lawmakers (l-r) Congressmen Erico Aristotle Aumentado and Edgar Chatto and Congresswoman Alexie Tutor. Photo from Rep. Aumentado Facebook.

As we officially welcome the 18th Congress of the Philippines, let’s look at these fashion moments, shall we?

Bohol congressmen Edgar Chatto and Erico Aristotle Aumentado wore piña barong for the opening of the 18th Congress on Monday.

Representatives Aris Aumentado and Alexie Tutor.

While Congresswoman Alexie Tutor was stunning in her tangerine and yellow green Asian inspired mandarin collar dress during the opening of the session.

She later changed to hand-embroidered lace off shoulder dress during the President’s Sona.

Congresswoman Alexie Tutor with husband Candijay Mayor Christopher Tutor. Photo from Mayor Tutor Facebook.

Aumentado’s wife, Maria Vanessa, joined the event by wearing a bronze Filipiniana designed by Boholano fashion icon and couturier Ej Relampagos.

Vanessa’s fabulous bag was customized by Boholana accessory designer Christine Virtucio.

Rep. Aris Aumentado and wife Vanessa at the Sona’s red carpet.

Vanessa was featured by GMA News online as number 19 out of 45 SONA 2019’s most fashionable women.

Chatto’s wife, Balilihan Mayor Pureza Chatto, wore an aquablue Filipiniana-inspired gown for the SONA. It was simple yet elegant with no heavy beading.

Balilihan Mayor Pureza Chatto with Cortes Mayor Iven Lim and Dauis Mayor Marietta Sumaylo. Photo from Mayor Pureza Chatto Facebook.

There were also other local officials from Bohol who were invited to attend the Sona.

Panglao Mayor Leonila Montero

Panglao Mayor Leonila Montero attended the President’s Sona in a teal green Filipiana gown with floral appliques on one sleeve.

Bohol Mayors Iven Lim, Nila Montero, Marietta Sumaylo, Tagbilaran’s First Lady Jane Cajes-Yap, Baba Yap and Tita Gallentes. Photo from Mayor Montero Facebook.

She came with Garcia Hernandez Mayor Tita Baja Gallentes donned an olive green Filipiniana gown.

Mayors Nila Montero and Tita Gallentes.

Tagbilaran’s First Lady Jane Censoria Cajes-Yap was wearing a royal blue Filipiniana gown.

Dauis Mayor Marietta Sumaylo was seen wearing a hot red V-neck fitted midi dress.

Vanessa Aumentado and Rep. Alexie Tutor.

Rep. Edgar Chatto and wife Balilihan Mayor Pureza Chatto. Photo from Mayor Pureza Chatto Facebok.

By Bohol Island News

Your reliable source of news and content in the island and the rest of Central Visayas and Mindanao.

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