December 13, 2021 | 12:20
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino bet Beatrice Luigi Gomez may not have won the crown of Miss Universe 2021, but Filipino fashion designers have taken the world by storm with their top-notch designs for the most beautiful queens in the universe .
The Filipino couturiers have indeed sealed their reputation as essential designers of the Miss Universe candidates, with these masterpieces of world-class Filipino fashion:
Michael Cinco for Miss USA
Miss USA Elle Smith looked stunning in an asymmetrical green dress with flower-shaped sleeves from world-famous Filipino designer Michael Cinco.
Ezra Santos for Miss South Africa
Dubai-based designer Ezra Santos dressed Miss South Africa Lalela Mswane in a bodycon white dress with woven details down the front.
Garimon Escandor Roferos for Miss Bahamas
Miss Universe Bahamas Chantel O’Brian literally sparkled in a gold dress with silver studs by Dubai-based Garimon Escandor Roferos.
Ryan Pacioles for Miss Ukraine
Ryan Pacioles is also based in Dubai and he crafted a sparkling gold dress with a cape fit for royalty for Miss Ukraine Anna Neplyakh.
Jian Lisala for Miss Kenya
Miss Kenya Roshanara Ebrahim looked wonderful in a studded green dress from Jian Lisala.
Carl Andrada for Miss Maurice
Miss Maurice Anne Murielle Ravina also dressed in green couture on stage, wearing a creation by Los Angeles-based designer Carl Andrada.
Louis Pangilinan for Miss Great Britain
Laguna-based fashion designer Louis Pangilinan designed the silver creation worn by Miss Great Britain Emma Collingridge in the preliminary evening dress competition. The dress featured a thigh slit and crystal-embellished bodice.
Louis Pangilinan for Miss Honduras
Pangilinan designed a gold masterpiece for Miss Honduras Rose Meléndez during the preliminaries.
Louis Pangilinan for Miss Malta
Sky blue is the color of choice for Jade Cini of Miss Malta from designer Louis Pangilinan, who created a hand-embroidered dress with beading and sequins.
Francis Libiran for Miss Philippines
Of course, Francis Libiran helped our own Beatrice Luigi Gomez secure a place in the Miss Universe 2021 Top 5, as she wore a sultry red seam during foreplay and a gold evening gown on coronation night.
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