The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Miss Universe Gowns


It was good. It was bad. And it was jaw-dropping. When the worlds of pageants collided, sparkles flew!

Miss Mexico 2010, Jimena Navarrete, took the crown. And it’s hard to believe this regal, classic satin didn’t contribute a lot!

And…from regal to saucy!

Miss China, Wen Tang, adds a distinctively Chinese element to her eveningwear; love.

Miss Japan, Maiko Itai, is subdued enough for any red carpet – and lovely in tie-dye!

Jesinta Campbell, Miss Australia, brings distinction to a conventional gown with the lovely shade of green.

Miss Guyana, Tamika Henry, wears this with incredible flair.

Irina Igorevna Antonenko, Miss Russia, skews a touch Infant of Prague…but somehow it works!

Then, we have the…less good. Exhibit A: Miss Canada, Elena Semikina.

The lovely Yendi Phillipps, Miss Jamaica was 1st runner-up; could the bridesmaidy lace have cost her the crown?

Miss Albania, Angela Martini, has not been acquainted with the concept of “imagination.”

Indeed, Jitka Valkova, Miss Czech Republic could have given half her skirt to provide a lining!

On the other hand, Miss Sweden has a point: where else in the world could you wear this?

Then we have the bridal:

And the glitz!

And you gotta love that someone just…went there.

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