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With empowering captions to match!
A no-filter selfie challenge called #AsSheIs is currently trending on Instagram, encouraging users to show a side of them they don't typically display online. Since November 6, the hashtag has garnered more than 4,000 selfies, including makeup-free photos from Pia Wurtzbach and
Miss Universe's official Twitter account posted a throwback to this iconic coronation night.
Can you believe it's been 50 years since Gloria Diaz won Miss Universe 1969? We can't, and the whiplash this throwback video the pageant's official Twitter account posted recently is only fueling our disbelief even further. Here, rewatch Gloria's iconic, unforgettable crowning moment...a
Add these to the list of Mak Tumang's most unforgettable dresses.
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray crowned Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2019 Gazini Ganados last night, and you can bet she did her job in shimmering style. She wore two intricate, sparkling Mak Tumang dresses to the pageant, one in sunny yellow, and the other modeled
You have to read her winning answer in the Q&A round!
All hail our new queens! The Filipina beauties representing our country in the major international pageants this 2019 have officially been decided—and hopefully following in the footsteps of Catriona Gray to bring home the Miss Universe crown is Gazini Christiana Ganados, our
Here’s how Queen P reacted to the comparison.
With the coronation night for Binibining Pilipinas 2019 drawing near, everyone's already betting on their own favorites to bring home the title. One of social media's top picks seems to be Hannah Arnold, a 23-year-old Filipino-Australian who hails from Masbate—and in case
Yep, it's a (literal) spin on Catriona Gray's iconic Lava Walk.
Miss Universe 2019 Catriona Gray's iconic Lava Walk may just be getting a run for its money. Check out aspiring beauty queen Anton Jann Labiang's multi-spin Beyblade Walk and tell us you don't agree!Also dubbed the Tornado Walk by netizens, Anton's impressive,
After his "Adarna" and "Lava" gowns, here comes another iconic creation by Mak Tumang!
Our very own Miss Universe Catriona Gray honors the Philippines with every chance she’s got. So for her much-awaited homecoming grand parade, it’s no surprise that she has once again chosen to wear a symbolic outfit proudly representing her Filipino roots. And
She wore traditional weaves again!
ICYMI, Catriona Gray is back in the Philippines for her grand homecoming! Today, she attended a press conference about her upcoming activities, and she looked absolutely stunning in a multicolored suit dress made from local inaul textile:The dress is another creation by Jearson Demavivas,
Her "lava walk" is ready to impress.
Heads up, pageant fans! The name of Catriona Gray's signature walk for the Miss Universe 2018 pageant has finally been revealed, and it's ready to bring the heat to the competition.Instagram user @carlosbuendiajr posted a few teasers of the walk on his
Three beauty queens share their traumatizing stories.
In posts on Instagram, Miss Earth Canada 2018 Jaime VandenBerg, Miss Earth Guam 2018 Emma Sheedy, and Miss England 2018 Abbey-Anne Gyles-Brown have declared that they suffered through nearly two weeks of sexual harrassment from one of the recently concluded pageant's sponsors.Jaime stated that her
Trace the origins of today's beauty pageants.
The Philippines has a long history of beauty pageants. Way before the big four beauty pageant titles—Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, and Miss Earth—Filipinos celebrated beauty through the following titles and competitions:The first official beauty pageant in the Philippines was a
Saddle up, because in case you haven't noticed, cowboy chic is a huge thing right now. While the American Wild West's been used for fashion inspo since time immemorial, we reckon it was Raf Simons' Fall 2017 collection for Calvin Klein that
She's a fashion model through and through!
Did you know that Catriona Gray used to be a full-time model before she became a beauty queen? That said, we couldn’t help but ask our reigning Miss Universe-Philippines to flex her modeling skills yet again for a quick pose-off challenge. Watch the
She nailed the Q&A portion!
The Miss Intercontinental 2017 pageant wrapped up successfully in Egypt and our very own Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental Katarina Rodriguez did not disappoint.The Asia's Next Top Model alum won first runner-up, placing second to Miss Mexico and now Miss Intercontinental 2017 Veronica Vallejo.
Evening gowns and national costumes that even the most snobbish fashion girls approve of.
First of all, we’re glad we no longer have early 2015 problems.Remember the time when we’d see Pinay beauty queens in looks that are: a) not made by fellow Filipinos, b) incongruent to our culture, c) ill-fitting, or d) all of the
Plus she talks about her new film!
Two years since being crowned Miss Universe, Pia Wurtzbach has done and gone through a lot. With endorsements, commercials and magazine covers here and there, she has shown different facets of herself, highlighting her dynamic personality. All these seem to have helped
A look at all the queens that passed.
The Philippines has a long history of beauty pageants. Way before the big four beauty pageant titles—Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, and Miss Earth—Filipinos celebrated beauty through these titles and competitions.Carnival QueenIMAGE Courtesy of family archives of Engracia Laconico-Xara, care of
Here's what you should know about the crown.
A new queen has been named and now, Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has the privilege of wearing the iconic Phoenix Mikimoto Crown.Designed by Tomohiro Yamaji under the Mikimoto Pearl company in Japan, the famed headpiece has been worn by Miss Universe
Certainly one of the best looks of the night!
Miss Universe Thailand 2017 Maria Poonlertlarp Ehren was without a doubt one of the pageant's biggest standouts. Her midnight blue evening gown wowed both the judges and the audience, and for good reason. Keep scrolling to take a closer look at the dazzling
We have everything you need to know.
The Miss Universe 2017 pageant has been as heart-stopping as always. For the entirety of it, we were kept on the edge of our seats as we wished for our favorite candidates’ names to be called. But in case you missed this