The Miss Universe 2016 Governor's Ball was a night filled with glitz and glam.
The candidates, politicians, businessmen, and celebrities dressed up to an Oscars-like red carpet event for a cause at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, on January 16.
Check out these ten candidates who stood out and made heads turn.
Miss Philippines Maxine Medina
The Philippine bet wore a scarlet red Rhett Eala ball gown with silver appliques.
A pair of pearl earrings and forearm bracelet from Jewelmer plus sleek hair completed her look.
Miss Colombia Andrea Tovar
All eyes were on Andrea when she entered the venue in her hot pink strappy evening gown paired with a sparkly choker.
Miss Thailand Chalita Suansane
The 22-year-old Microbiology student wore a strapless column gown by Mesh Museum accented by an oversized white satin bow, her Thame clutch bag, and Prive Jewelry accessories.
Miss Venezuela Mariam Habach
The 20-year-old Dentistry student bloomed in her lilac Nidal Nouaihed couture gown with French lace bodice embellished with silver baguette crystals.
Miss Indonesia Kezia Warouw
The 25-year-old beauty queen rocked the red-carpet event clad in a gold Songket gown by Anaz Official.
Her accessories were from Emas Putih PLG and HWT Gold, while her hand bag was from Dsaks In Style.
Miss Brazil Raissa Santana
The 21-year-old Brazilian beauty looked effortlessly gorgeous in her beaded short-sleeved pearl gray evening gown.
Miss US Virgin Islands Carolyn Carter
The 27-year-old fashion blogger and painter looked very elegant in a beaded merlot Elie Saab gown which roughly costs five million pesos.
Miss Australia Caris Tiivel
Caris charmed the guests in a forest green, form-fitting gown by Jadore Evening Gowns and paired it with a YSL clutch bag.
Miss Sierra Leone Hawa Kamara
It's Siera Leone's first time to join the Miss Universe pageant, and its representative teamed up with local designer Jian Lasala for her midnight blue sequined ball gown. Her overall look was a hit.
Miss Tanzania Jihan Dimack
Talking about poise and carriage, the 20-year-old model sashayed in silver and gold sequined gown by Secky Land of Fashion like a winner.