Miss Universe 2020 candidates arrive in head-turning OOTDs: Who are the standouts?

by Nikko Tuazon
May 7, 2021
Rabiya Mateo, Miss Universe 2020
(L-R) Miss Vietnam Nguyen Tran Khánh Vân, Miss Philippines Rabiya Mateo, and Miss Australia Maria Thattil wearing stand-out OOTDs as they arrive at the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino, venue of the Miss Universe 2020 pageant in Hollywood, Florida.
PHOTO/S: @khanhvannguyen25 on Instagam / Jonas Gaffud / @mariathattil on Instgram

The battle is on!

The Miss Universe 2020 pageant has officially begun as candidates from all over the world arrive at the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, in stunning outfits.

In no particular order, here are some of the standout OOTDs from the candidates' arrivals at the hotel.

THE PHILIPPINES

Philippine bet Rabiya Mateo was a sight to behold.

She looked like an angel wearing a fringed outfit made by Quezon City-based designer Yeye Pantaleon. Rabiya completed her outfit with nude-colored heels and accessories from Lvna by Drake Dustin.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by THAI SASHES (@thaisashes)

CAMBODIA

Miss Cambodia Sarita Reth looked effortlessly gorgeous in her powder blue suit made just for her by Batangas City-based designer Paul Semira.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Sarita Reth (@saritareth)

SOUTH AFRICA

Miss South Africa Natasha Joubert made quite an entrance in a nude-colored top and white trousers made by South African designer Natalia Jefferys.

PERU

Miss Peru Janick Maceta Del Castillo was Barbie doll-pretty in her baby pink ensemble made by Peruvian artist and fashion designer Ana Guiulfo.

Continue reading below ↓

PANAMA

Miss Panama Carmen Jaramillo had the grandest welcome upon her arrival at the hotel. She was surprised by her supporters all dressed in traditional Panamanian dress called The Pollera.

Carmen herself looked "hermosa" in her bright yellow tassel dress.

GREAT BRITAIN

Miss Great Britain Jeanette Akua arrived ablaze in patriotic colors. Jeanette went straight to the hotel wearing a blue blazer-and-shorts combo paired with a red, white, and blue bralette top. In an Instagram post, Jeanette said her outfit is from The Lookbook UK.

AUSTRALIA

Miss Australia Maria Thattil wore an outfit inspired by Melbourne, her hometown. Her printed jacket, tube top, and skirt were designed by Australian couturier Jason Grench.

In an Instagram post, she wrote, "We have an incredible density of commercial art - but the public art is testimony to the boundless creativity of our people, so much so it’s poured all over our streets. So on day one? I’m carrying all of Melbourne to Miami."

Continue reading below ↓

INDONESIA

From the airport, Miss Indonesia Ayu Maulida Putriwent went straight to the Miss Universe 2020 registration desk.

The 23-year-old beauty queen kept it casual in her tie-front printed blouse and black high-waisted pants.

INDIA

Miss India Adline Castelino, looking like she's already dressed for the opening number of the Miss Universe 2020 pageant, wore a bedazzled dress by Indian designer Saisha Shinde.

THAILAND

Miss Thailand Amanda Obdam was a standout at arrival in her scarlet-colored asymmetrical dress.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Amanda Obdam (@amanda.obdam)

MEXICO

Miss Mexico Andrea Meza arrived in attention-grabbing red silk top paired with her Fuschia-colored blazer and skirt. Her outfit is from a Mexican brand called Patricia Boutique.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Andrea Meza (@andreamezamx)

VIETNAM

Miss Vietnam Nguyen Tran Khánh Vân looked like a rock star arriving at the guitar-shaped hotel wearing the black-and-gold OOTD made by Vietnamese designers Do Manh Cuong and Quy Cao.

The grand coronation night of the Miss Universe 2020 pageant will be held on May 16, 2021 (May 17 in the Philippines).

Continue reading below ↓

HOT STORIES

Use these Adidas PH promo codes when you shop or order online. Marami pang ibang coupons dito.

We are now on Quento! Download the app to enjoy more articles and videos from PEP.ph and other Summit Media websites.
Read Next
Featured
Latest Stories
Trending in Summit Media Network

Featured Searches:

Read the Story →
(L-R) Miss Vietnam Nguyen Tran Khánh Vân, Miss Philippines Rabiya Mateo, and Miss Australia Maria Thattil wearing stand-out OOTDs as they arrive at the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino, venue of the Miss Universe 2020 pageant in Hollywood, Florida.
PHOTO/S: @khanhvannguyen25 on Instagam / Jonas Gaffud / @mariathattil on Instgram
  • This article was created by . Edits have been made by the PEP.ph editors.
    Poll

    View Results
    Total Votes: 12,184
  • 50%
  • View Results