Steffi Aberasturi highlights Sto. Niño, rattan in national costume

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Steffi Rose Aberasturi, Cebu’s ‘Queendera’, showcased Cebu’s own rattan in her Sto. Niño-inspired national costume for the Miss Universe Philippines. Queen maker and designer Malayka Yamas shared the materials used in the making of Aberasturi’s national…

Mythical ‘Bakunawa’ comes to life in Gomez’s MUP national costume

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Beatrice Luigi Gomez, Cebu City’s bet for Miss Universe Philippines 2021 gave life to a Visayan folk icon during the pageant’s National Costume competition on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Gomez’s national costume was inspired by…

Miss Universe: Steve Harvey was right; Philippines won national costume competition

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 12/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Miss Universe clarified in a tweet that Steve Harvey did not commit a mistake when he announced that the Philippines won in the national costume competition. Miss Universe, in its twitter handle @missuniverse,…

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