Spirits are still high even after the abrupt end of Celeste Cortesi's Miss Universe journey. The 25-year-old may have not made it to the end of the competition, but she still certainly made a strong case for the crown.
Since she didn't make it to the evening gown segment of finals night, pageant fans may be left wondering about her supposed look. To get all the details on it, Preview got in touch with her designer Oliver Tolentino, and his team revealed to us the inspiration of the stellar ensemble.
LOOK: Celeste Cortesi's Evening Gown for Miss Universe 2022
Described as a "nude tulle deep v-neck mermaid gown with different shades of blue sequins," the garment was inspired by Celeste's late father. The beauty queen had input on the look and wanted the sequins to form a butterfly pattern as tribute to him.