The 2018 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition just concluded yesterday, December 13, 2018 at the Impact Arena, Bangkok Thailand.
It was a sparkling evening for the 94 candidates of this year’s 67th Miss Universe pageant as they walked down the 2 isled-stage of the arena. The universe have seen the talents of these world-class Filipinos as they were worn by different candidates from around the world. This goes to show that the talents of the Filipino people are recognized globally with the high calliber works of these people being showcased to the world through their gowns.
These designers who tirelessly worked every details of these gowns just to satisfy what their clients want them to do were very proud to have seen their works and being appreciated by the people around the universe.
Here are the girls and their Filipino gown designers:
Miss Cambodia – Rian Fernandez
Miss Canada – Michael Cinco
Miss Ecuador – Mark Bumgarner
Miss Guam – Paolo Blanco
Miss Japan – Joel Escober
Miss Kenya – Jian Lasala
Miss Malta – Ivanka Borja Hipolito
Mauritius – Kirsten Regalado
Nepal – Bea Bianca Mackey
New Zealand – Sidney Eculla
Nicaragua – Benj Leguiab IV
Philippines – Mak Tumang
It was also proud moment for the young designer, Mr. Benj Leguiab IV as his works of art was seen in the Miss Universe stage as Miss Universe 2005 Natalie Glebova went upstage for the recognition of her works after her reign as Miss Universe 13 year ago. Natalie also wore his creations during her visit here in the Philippines last 2017 for the Miss Universe 2016 pageant.
Clearly, Filipinos are not just the best pageant fans in the world but also the most helpful in the form of offering their hands and opening their arms to clothing other people from different countries and be an avenue for them to showcase their talents and craftsmanship. 👑