A number of candidates for Miss Universe 2022 confirmed off robes made by Filipino designers through the preliminaries of the pageant.
On Wednesday evening, 9 delegates donned night robes made by Filipino style designers for the preliminaries on the Ernest N. Morial Conference Heart in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Miss Philippines Celeste Cortes wore a crystal embellished robe by Los Angeles-based designer Oliver Tolentino. The colour of the costume paid tribute to her father, who gave her a reputation which means “heaven” and “sky blue” in Italian.
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R’Bonnie Gabriel USA, who’s the primary Filipino-American Miss Texas USA, sporting a purple robe with a detachable outsized cape scarf by Rian Fernandez.
Fernandez was additionally a designer for Cambodia’s Manita Hold, who wore a blue-purple costume that, in keeping with the Miss Universe Cambodia group, “represents royalty and peace.” The costume combines a tailor-made swimsuit with a completely beaded sheer skirt.
Miss Universe Spain Alicia Faubel wore a vibrant pink night robe by San Juan Metropolis-based designer Erana Montoya. It was impressed by flamenco, a type of music and dance generally related to the Andalusian Roma in southern Spain. Faubel beforehand studied and labored as a mannequin within the Philippines for 3 years.
Costume and designer Carla Andrada created the outfits for each Miss Universe Mauritius and Miss Universe Seychelles. Alexandrine Belle-Etoile from Mauritius donned a glowing lavender column robe with a sweetheart neckline.
Seychelles’ Gabriella Gontier wore a gold robe with hundreds of hand-stitched crystals and a sky-high slit.
Evelyn Khalifa from Bahrain wore a glowing Hijabi costume by Dubai-based Filipino designer Furne One Amato.
Designer Luis Pangilinan from Laguna, Philippines designed the robes for Maxine Formosa Gruppetta from Malta and Noky Simbani from Nice Britain. Gruppetta flaunted a vibrant yellow, crystallized robe with excessive slits that Pangilinan stated was “impressed by the fervour and want of girls.”
Nokia Simbani donned a form-fitting Viva Magenta robe with hand-embellished beading, sequins and premium crystals that “are her supply of empowerment to encourage all girls to behave, search journey and be empowered within the office.”
The Miss Universe 2022 pageant, which would be the 71st Miss Universe pageant, can be held on January 14 at 8:00 PM EST in New Orleans.