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All the Signature Walks of Filipina Beauty Queens Over the Years

Let's take a trip down memory lane.
It's no secret that the Philippines is a pageant-obsessed country. We always express a deep fascination for our candidates' dresses, beauty looks, and, of course, their signature runway walks. Below, we take a look back at the famous pasarelas popuralized by our
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12 Best Filipino-Designed Beauty Pageant Looks of 2017

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
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Meet the New Bench Bodies We Can't Wait to See on the Runway

Watch out for these gorgeous ladies on the catwalk.
Bench’s 30th anniversary show is coming at us in full force with some of the industry’s biggest stars confirmed to be walking down the runway. Top billed by the likes of Kathryn Bernardo, Maine Mendoza, Solenn Heussaff, Ellen Adarna, and Kim Chiu,
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These Local Celebrities Will Convince You to Jump In On the Tassel Earring Trend

Let the stars show you how to wear this season's It accessory!
Another trend is taking over the fashion scene, and nope, we’re not complaining! Tassels are bringing our obsession for statement earrings to the next level—no doubt fun, typically bright and colorful, and so achingly charming, these fringe accessories are guaranteed to transform
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Here's How Maxine Medina Does Her Pageant Makeup

Watch her recreate her signature beauty queen look.
One of the things you need to master as a beauty queen is how to do your own makeup. Candidates are usually required to get glammed up on their own, so it helps a lot to have a tried-and-tested beauty routine that
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Manila Fashion Fest - The Next: Rhett Eala’s Queen

See his full collection here.
Who here hasn’t yet seen the emerald green fringed dress that Maxine Medina wore to the preliminary evening gown competition of Miss Universe 2016? It was a moment so iconic that we can barely believe that it was Rhett Eala’s first time
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How to Work the Runway with Maxine Medina

It's a showdown between the model and the beauty queen.
There are some who already know that I've been a model even before I joined Binibining Pilipinas. However, what most people aren't aware of is that I studied for seven months in preparation for the Miss Universe pageant—and one of the things
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Maxine Medina Is Done Trying to Prove Herself to the Universe

The beauty queen opens up about being bullied, growing up with insecurities, and rising above it all.
During the peak of the Miss Universe 2016 frenzy, the whole nation had something to say about Maxine Medina. Suddenly, almost as if they’ve known her for eternity, people felt the need to give their two cents on every single issue—what gown
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Bench Fashion Week Spring Summer 2017: Style Spotting Day 3

See the stylish attendees here.
With some of the biggest names in the fashion industry gathering under one roof to witness the Spring/Summer 2017 offerings at the Bench Fashion Week, we made sure to keep our eyes peeled for the most stylish attendees.Below, see the Preview editors,
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Bench Fashion Week Spring Summer 2017: Sassa Jimenez

See her Spring/Summer 2017 collection here.
Sassa Jimenez punctuated the first day of Bench Fashion Week with her whimsical flair—there’s a dainty ruffled frock in this year’s hottest soft pink hue, a dramatic tulle skirt, and a navy blue cutout dress that will make anyone’s ballerina dreams come
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The Love Affair With the Fringed Gown Is Real

And in 2017, it all started with Maxine Medina's evening gown.
Emma Stone and Olivia Culpo were on our Oscars 2017 best dressed list for a reason. Emma's embellished Givenchy frock was the epitome of Hollywood glam, and Olivia's Marchesa gown had an interesting message about going green! But as we relished their red carpet
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The Miss Universe After-Party Was a Beauty Queen Extravaganza

We still can't believe the pageant's over!
Suffering from a Miss Universe hangover? Well, truth be told, so are we! After weeks of formulating our own guesses as to who will bring home the crown, we’re finding it hard to believe that this beauty pageant craze has finally come
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Miss France Wore the Best Heels and Other Things Preview Noticed at Miss Universe

And confirms that the French are très chic.
With our eyes transfixed on our television screens and mobile phones, we noticed a few things you guys might have missed.1. Miss France's shoes. IMAGE INSTAGRAM/mgarciaa05IMAGE INSTAGRAM/mgarciaa05While most favored chunky platform heels to boost height, Miss France was the only candidate among the
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Meet the Top 13 of Miss Universe 2016

Bring home the crown, Philippines!
The long wait is over! In a few minutes, we'll finally get to meet our Miss Universe 2016, and gunning for the much-coveted title are these 13 lovely ladies:1.  Miss Kenya - Mary Esther WereIMAGE Miss Universe2. Miss Indonesia - Kezia WarouwIMAGE Miss
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This Is Maxine Medina’s Strategy to Winning Miss Universe

Her evening gown designer, Rhett Eala, clues us in.
After a remarkable showing at the Miss Universe preliminary competition at the Mall of Asia Arena on Thursday, it is only a matter of time until we find out if our hometown bet Maxine Medina has made it to the Top 12,
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What We Can All Learn From Maxine Medina's Mistake About the Terno's History

And why Filipinos should stop trying to put her down for it.
By now you've probably already heard. Miss Universe-Philippines Maxine Medina is currently under fire for erroneously stating that it was former first lady Imelda Marcos who invented the terno. "The terno was actually invented by our former first lady, Imelda Marcos. She invented these butterfly