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Liz Uy Threw a Fiesta-Themed Birthday Party for Her Son

With its Pinoy-themed furniture and props, pabitin, and even a sari-sari store, it's the cutest fiesta you'll ever attend!

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Photography: @lizzzuy on Instagram

Liz Uy threw a Pinoy fiesta for baby Xavi's first birthday and it's pretty much every Filipino kid's dream come true. Complete with colorful streamers hung across the room, banigs laid out on the floor, and our favorite Pinoy delicacies and drinks, it was like getting thrown back in time to our Buwan ng Wika celebrations in school.

Renowned event stylist Gideon Hermosa along with Pabys Creates Events decked the room in antique period style furniture—think rattan chairs, woven plates, and wooden tables. Of course, it's not a real fiesta without triangle-shaped banderitas hanging over your head to complete the street party atmosphere.

Guests pouring in for Xavi's fiesta themed party PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy Banigs laid across the floor making for the perfect Pinoy hangout. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy

Flanked by his parents, the dapper birthday boy looked absolutely adorable in a custom barong by Rajo Laurel.

Xavi in a Rajo Laurel barong, flanked between his adoring parents. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy

What's a Pinoy party without our signature Pinoy parlor games like hitting a candy-filled palayok, or reaching up real hard to snatch the pabitin prizes? Even the adults had fun playing a game of hep-hep hooray.

Xavi's guests playing a game of pukpok palayok PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy The kids trying to snag prizes from the pabitin. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy Even the adults enjoyed with a game of hep-hep hooray PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy

We're already getting hungry just looking at all the kakanin, gulaman drinks, and sari-sari store snacks that were served beneath nipa-roofed stalls at the party. Xavi's four-tiered ube, pandan, and mascarpone cake included.

Puto, kutsinta, and pichi pichi for dessert. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy It's not a fiesta without a bilao of kakanin. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy There's even a sari-sari store complete with all our favorite snacks. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy The classic buko pandan and gulaman for refreshments. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy The birthday boy manning his own sari-sari store. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy A shot of Xavi's delicious birthday cake PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/lizzzuy

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Of course, we couldn't let slip mommy Liz posing for a pic together with our current cover girl Keli Teo, from one Preview girl generation to the next. Truly the future of fashion, Keli wore an Inno Sotto dress for the party with a flower crown, and cool shades to match.

Preview Girls Liz Uy and Keli Teo smiling for the camera. PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/drzteo

Happy first birthday, Xavi!

 

This story originally appeared on Preview.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Realliving.com.ph editors.

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