Miss Universe Canada Nova Stevens has picked Dubai-based Filipino couturier Michael Cinco to create her gowns for the upcoming pageant.
Stevens on Instagram gave audiences a sneak peek of Cinco’s creations she will be wearing, which includes a studded black form-fitting gown and a sparkly red dress.
“Can you guess which gowns I will be wearing at Miss Universe from Michael Cinco?” Nova Stevens wrote in the video caption on April 28, 2021.
The Canadian bet for the 2020 Miss Universe crown followed up the revelation with a recent photoshoot donning frocks made by world-class Filipino talent.
In the photos shared on her social media, Stevens wears dresses in deep blue and vivid yellow hues both from designer-to-the-stars Michael Cinco.
Another photo shows the delegate in a lavish tulle ball gown created by a Filipino designer, Jaggy Glarino.
The fashion editorial featuring Stevens was shot in Dubai by photographer Adam Browning Hill with direction from Filipino fashion creative Rhon Balagtas.
See the Filipino-made dresses worn by the stunning Nova Stevens in the photos below:
Another pageant candidate who will wear one of Michael Cinco’s exquisite and elaborate haute couture gowns is Miss Romania Bianca Tirsin, who expressed that she would be honored to wear the creations of Cinco to the Miss Universe stage.
In an interview with ABS-CBN News, Tirsin said that she holds the international Pinoy designer in high esteem, having dressed A-list celebrities and Miss Universe titleholders alike.
Filipino designers who will be showcasing their creations at the 69th edition of Miss Universe include Filipino student Kennedy Jhon Gasper who has designed the national costume for Cameroon’s first-ever representative and over 100 Filipino fashion designers who collaborated to create the wardrobe of Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo.
The Miss Universe organization has tapped Filipino designer Jojo Bragais as its new partner to provide footwear to the candidates of the 69th edition of the annual beauty pageant.
SEND CHEERS in the comments below to Miss Universe Canada Nova Stevens for choosing world-class Filipino talent Michael Cinco to create her gowns for the upcoming pageant.
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