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These queens pulled out all the stops in this year’s National Costume presentation!
Year in and year out, one of the most looked forward to events in the Miss Universe Philippines competition is the National Costume presentation. Don't think it's just about pretty garments and over-the-top headdresses though. The segment proves to be a buffet
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With her unique "Golden Kalesa" national costume that was featured in one of our Preview 10 episodes, Gabrielle Basiano definitely knows how to stand out amidst a large crowd. In case you didn't know, this Filipina beauty queen also won Miss Friendship International 2019 1st runner-up in
Southeast Asia is owning this game.
The national costumes show is arguably the most exciting, and somehow controversial, bit of any pageant. We've seen practically everything get worn by candidates and yet somehow, they still manage to surprise us every year.Take Miss World Iloilo candidate Ann Palmares, for
Take a look at some of the best national costumes donned by Philippine candidates throughout the years.
Most segments of the Miss Universe pageant are arguably uniform, with each candidate exhibiting poise, glamour, and substance– really proving the mettle of her intensive pageant training and preparation. In contrast, the National Costume or NatCos competition is full of variety and surprise.
Literal blood, sweat, and tears had to be shed before the beauty queen walked the runway.
The Miss Universe National Costume competition is one of the most anticipated segments of the pageant’s preliminaries. Over the years, it has become a venue for each candidate and their respective fashion designers and creatives to display out-of-the-box but wearable works of
Watch how Kennedy Gasper conceptualized and created Miss Cameroon's national costume for Miss Universe 2020!
To be asked to create an important costume by an international beauty queen is such a huge feat—and Kennedy Gasper sure does know the feeling! The 21-year-old fashion student from Isabela province, caught the eye of Miss Universe 2020 candidate, Angèle Kossinda of
See Bahamas’ Flight to Paradise, Vietnam’s Kén Em, and many more!
The coronation night of Miss Universe 2020 is only a few days away, and the preliminaries already have us watching the competition on the edge of our seats. During the national costume parade last night, Miss Universe candidates proudly walked in extravagant
They'll make your jaw drop!
After facing several delays due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Binibining Pilipinas franchise is up and running once more. As per their Facebook page, the competition has resumed its pre-pageant activities for the year, before the grand coronation night that's set
It was inspired by Rizal's Higantes Festival.
Paolo Ballesteros can now add "fashion designer" to his credentials. The Eat Bulaga! host designed the national costume of aspiring beauty queen Honey Grace Cartasano, whom he has also been training for the Binibining Pilipinas 2020 pageant.TOP STORY: Heart Evangelista Shuts Down Netizens
The Miss Universe 2020 candidate gave the gown another chance in the spotlight.
The National Costume competition of Miss Universe Philippines 2020 had many modern takes on the traditional terno gown. One particular national costume caught the attention of show biz fans, but it wasn't necessarily because of its unique style.Take a look at Sigrid
The beauty queen withdrew from the competition after recovering from COVID-19.
Maria Isabela Galeria gave pageant fans a look on what her national costume would have been for Miss Universe Philippines 2020. The representative of Sorsogon is garbed in a gown made out of shells. It is designed by "Sorsoganon courterier" Frankie de
These are on a whole new level of spectacular.
There's only one word fitting to describe these looks from the 2019 Binibining Pilipinas candidates: showstopping. In a diverse, flamboyant show of our nation's colorful cultural heritage, the country's 40 hopefuls debuted their official National Costume portraits on the pageant's Facebook page! You
Here's where you can see her costume in person.
The amount of culture and history embedded in Catriona Gray's national costume is staggeringly impressive enough to educate a whole nation, and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines seems to think so, too. That said, it seems Filipinos will have a chance
Learn more about her national costume here!
The Miss Universe 2017 hopefuls showcased their national costumes last weekend in Las Vegas, and our Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Rachel Peters was more than ready to represent Filipino pride. Rachel dazzled onlookers with an all-gold ensemble, inspired by none other than the Maranao legendary
Plus, some sketches of their own take on the gowns!
Have you ever been told, “You are not good enough?” Quite a bold statement—kind of harsh, if you ask me—that can either crush one’s sense of self-worth or conjure up feelings of disdain and indignation. Case in point: Binibining Pilipinas chair Stella