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Miss Universe 2016 Candidates in Terno Fashion Show

Filipino fashion designers honoured

The ladies wear ternos by top Filipino fashion designers

VIGAN CITY, Philippines – Twenty candidates of the Miss Universe 2016 pageant participated in a terno fashion show and program held along Calle Crisologo and Plaza Burgos, Vigan on Sunday, January 15.

The candidates arrived in Vigan at around noon for a taste of the city’s hospitality and culture. They visited the Baluarte Zoo, and tried their hand at loom weaving and jar making.




The Philippines’ own Maxine Medina was joined by:

  • Miss Belgium Stephanie Geldof
  • Miss Brazil Raissa Santana
  • Miss British Virgin Islands Erika Creque
  • Miss Bulgaria Violina Ancheva
  • Miss Cayman Islands Monyque Brooks
  • Miss Czech Republic Andrea Beldekova
  • Miss Great Britain Jaime-Lee Faulkner
  • Miss Guatemala Virginia Alejandro Argueta
  • Miss Malaysia Kiran Jassal
  • Miss Netherlands Zoey Ivory
  • Miss Nicaragua Marina Jacoby Santos
  • Miss Sierra Leone Hawa Kamara
  • Miss Singapore Cheryl Chou Zhi Hiu
  • Miss Slovak Republic Zuzana Kollarova
  • Miss Thailand Chalita Suansane
  • Miss USA Deshauna Barber
  • Miss Uruguay Magdalena Cohendet
  • Miss Venezuela Mariam Habach
  • Miss Vietnam Dang Thi Le Hang



A press conference was held at Baluarte, owned by former Ilocos Sur governor and pageant sponsor Luis « Chavit » Singson. There, they also had the opportunity to watch an animal show.

A program at Calle Crisologo followed in the evening, then the fashion show, where the candidates wore ternos by top Filipino designers from Manila and Ilocos. Here’s a look at what the ladies wore for the night!


Release and all photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler




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