5 unconventional Miss Universe evening gowns

UNCONVENTIONAL GOWNS. These ladies won the Miss Universe pageant after wearing unconventional evening gowns. All photos from AFP On fashion design reality shows, judges often use the term “pageant” to describe gowns that are overly embellished, borderline tacky, and not in tune with current trends. In beauty pageants, however, selecting an evening gown focuses on […]

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3 Great Miss Universe Q&As that weren’t enough to win the crown

FIRST RUNNER-UP. Miss USA, Olivia Culpo (R), reacts beside Miss Philippines, Janine Tugonon (L), after being named Miss Universe 2012 during the Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Photo by Joe Klamar/AFP Photo Around the world, women who dream of becoming Miss Universe train all their lives, sacrifice so much, and join […]

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Miss Universe and the question of back-to-back wins

BACK-TO-BACK. Can Maxine Medina win the Miss Universe crown for the Philippines again? File photo shows Pia Wurtzbach crowning Maxine Miss Universe Philippines 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler Miss Universe Philippines 2016, Maxine Medina, will be competing in the 65th edition of Miss Universe on January 30, 2017. The question on people’s minds is, can […]

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