The Binibinis and the Avengers

by Voltaire E. Tayag The year 2019 will probably go down as the year of the “Avengers: Endgame” movie toppling box office records worldwide. In some ways, there are parallelisms between this movie franchise and Bb. Pilipinas. Both are the most highly anticipated every summer and bring an excitement like no other. One can also […]

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Bb Pilipinas 2019 press presentation: Who stood out?

Two Miss Universes, two Miss Internationals, one Miss Supranational, one Miss Intercontinental, one Miss Globe and numerous runner-ups and semifinalists. That’s an astonishing record established by Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. in a span of 9 years, headed by its chairperson Stella Marquez Araneta. Many are wondering for how long can this streak of victory continue. Will […]

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Bb. Pilipinas 2019: Returnees, crossovers and newcomers

Last March 18, the most anticipated Philippine pageant finally chose its official candidates. A total of 84 women were screened by the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. (BPCI) headed by chairperson, Stella Marquez Araneta, at the New Frontier Theatre, Araneta Center in Quezon City. The pressure isn’t only on the potential candidates but also on the […]

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Maureen Montagne hopes for a back-to-back win in Miss Eco International

by Voltaire E. Tayag MANILA, Philippines – Miss Eco International Philippines 2018-2019 representative Maureen Montagne, is planning to finish the pageant season with a bang by winning Miss Eco International 2019 at the Almasa Capital Theatre in Cairo, Egypt. If Maureen is successful in her bid, the Philippines would become the first country to achieve a back […]

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Fashion forward thinker: Catriona Gray’s ripple effect

by Voltaire E. Tayag The victory of Miss Universe 2018, Catriona Gray, is made even sweeter by its ripple effect on the Philippine fashion industry. It all began with Catriona’s vision, which took months of meticulous curating. During the Raise Your Flag Homecoming tribute, Catriona narrated how she prepared a PowerPoint presentation to guide her team and […]

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MISS UNIVERSE Runaway winner: How Catriona Gray won Miss Universe 2018

Last November 29, 2018, Catriona Gray left Manila as Bb. Pilipinas Universe to compete for Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok. She came back on December 19 as Miss Universe 2018. (Miss Universe 2018: The Philippines’ Catriona Gray) Upon her arrival in Bangkok in a very memorable Thai-inspired, emerald ensemble with a side drape detail, tailored pants and […]

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