Ahead of the Miss Universe 2022 Preliminary competition, it has been revealed that Oliver Tolentino will be designing a gown for Miss Universe Philippines 2022 Celeste Cortesi.
A Filipino designer based in the US; this isn’t the first time Oliver has been asked to assist a Miss Universe Philippines contestant. In fact, he provided several of his creations as a last-minute aid to Pia Wurtzbach in 2015. Pia would eventually went on to win the pageant.
Since then, Filipino designers have been more involved with our girls, showcasing their creative prowess by producing stunning pieces.
While many of us are anxiously waiting for the gift of fab he has prepared for our girl. Here’s a little throwback to the different preliminary evening gowns worn by our representatives in recent years.
Miss Universe Philippines Preliminary gowns from 2015 to 2021
Miss Universe Philippines 2015 – Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach
Designer: Oliver Tolentino
Miss Universe Philippines 2016 – Maria Mika Maxine Medina
Designer: Rhett Eala
Miss Universe Philippines 2017 – Rachel Louise Peters
Designer: Val Taguba
Miss Universe Philippines 2018 – Catriona Elisa Gray
Designer: Mak Tumang
Miss Universe Philippines 2019 – Gazini Christiana Jordi Ganados
Designer: Cary Santiago
Miss Universe Philippines 2020 – Rabiya Mateo
Designer: Furne One
Miss Universe Philippines 2022 – Beatrice Luigi Gomez
Designer: Francis Libiran
The preliminary competition for Miss Universe 2022 will be airing tomorrow, January 12 at 9 A.M. For Filipino viewers, you can watch it through the Lazada App.
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