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LOOK: Miss Universe Philippines 2021 delegates bring glitz and glam at the preliminary interviews

By Lora Mae U. Reyes Published Sep 23, 2021 5:35 pm

As the final search for the next Miss Universe Philippines approaches, this year's delegates brought their fashion A-game during the preliminary interviews.

Miss Universe Philippines Director of Communication Voltaire Tayag shared on his Instagram account the what some of the delegates wore during the interview, in which he categorized it into two themes: "immaculate in white" and "in living color."

From chic dresses to the glamorous custom power suits, these ladies proved that they could never go out of style. Check out some of the ‘fits MUPh queens served during the preliminary interviews.

Kisses Delavin, Masbate

Masbate representative and former PBB housemate Kisses Delavin exuded an angelic yet powerful vibe in her all-white monochromatic look, which she accessorized with a pair of flower earrings. 

Maureen Wroblewitz, Pangasinan

Pangasinan bet and former Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 5 winner Maureen Wroblewitz looked elegant in a white suit and a full-length skirt. Wroblewitz’s preliminary interview outfit is designed by formal, evening, and bridal wear designer Mara Chua, and is styled by fashion stylist Patty Yap.

Leren Mae Bautista, Laguna

Laguna candidate Leren Bautista showed that she’s the true pearl of the East as she donned a custom power suit—with individually hand-stitched pearls—partnered with a pair of pearl earrings. Bautista’s Perlas ng Silanganan-themed outfit is designed by Filipino fashion designer Ram Silva. She was styled by fashion stylists Vhee Co, Francis Chee of StyleItcPH, and Aura Nicole. 

Chella Falconer, Misamis Oriental

Misamis Oriental delegate Chella Falconer served sophistication in an all-white modern Filipina-themed outfit by Juniel Doring.

Jedidah Korinihona, Davao Del Sur

Donning an outfit designed by NRG Bridal Couture, Jedidah Korinihona of Davao Del Sur looked iconic in white suit and pants, and a printed blouse underneath. 

Victoria Velasquez Vincent, Cavite

Cavite representative Victoria Velasquez Vincent looked powerful with her Hating Gabi-themed custom power suit designed by Filipino fashion designer Ram Silva. Vincent finished off her look with a high ponytail and earrings from Swarovski.

Mirjan Hipolito, Angeles City

Angeles City delegate Mirjan Hipolito lit up in the closed-door interview as she glowed like a sun in her bright yellow full-length dress.

Jan Abejero, Isabela

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Isabela bet Jan Abejero continued to shine in an all-yellow suit—with exaggerated shoulders—and pants. Abejero’s outfit is designed by Yves Camingue and is styled by Jian Lasala.

Ayn Bernos, San Juan City

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Styled by Rick Sotelo and Jerald Ignacio, San Juan City representative and TikTok content creator Ayn Bernos looked dashing and iconic in her blue full-length slit dress.

Corrine Abalos, Mandaluyong City

Mandaluyong City candidate Corrine Abalos oozed charm and confidence in a blue jumpsuit with caged bolero terno sleeves. Abalos’ outfit is designed by Carl Arcusa and is styled by fashion designer Mikee Andrei and fashion stylist Jerald Ignacio.

Beatrice Luigi Gomez, Cebu City

Cebu City's very own Beatrice Luigi Gomez looked golden like daylight in her gold power suit, giving off a vibrant and confident vibes.

Khesha Ramachandran, Iloilo City

Iloilo City delegate Khesha Ramachandran looked very chic in a Calle Real-inspired outfit by fashion designer Ruffy Itaas. The outfit was inspired by Iloilo City’s Calle Real (Eusebio Villanueva Building), according to Itaas.

Vincy Vacalares, Cagayan de Oro

Cagayan de Oro bet Vincy Vacalares brought the cultures of Higaonon and Maranao tribe settlers of Cagayan de Oro by donning a modern Northern Mindanaoan Filipiniana, which is crafted by Kagay-anon designer, Jie-jie Aisa, Vacalares’ mom!

Angela Okol, Siargao Island

Angela Okol definitely truly looked golden as a sun in her golden yellow outfit. Okol wore fashion designer Anj Centenio’s modern electric pleated gold terno.

Krizzaleen Valencia, Davao Occidental

Davao Occidental representative Krizzaleen Valencia brought sophistication to the stage wearing separates by Edgar Buyan.

Banner and thumbnail photos from @lerenmaebautista, @victoriavelasquezvincent, @mauwrob, and @corrine.abolos on Instagram