If you don’t know by now, this year’s Miss Universe competition is done and dusted, with India’s Harnaaz Sandhu emerging as champion.
And while Singapore didn’t walk away with the crown, we also celebrated a milestone of our own — for the first time in 34 years, we made it to the top 16 at the world-renowned beauty pageant.
Representing Singapore this year was 21-year-old Nandita Banna, who is an undergraduate at Singapore Management University.
For the national costume show (Dec 10) that took place on Friday in Eilat, Israel, she donned a red and white gown designed by Frederick Lee which was covered in intricate graphics depicting the story of Singapore.
Apart from Miss Universe Singapore‘s absolute stunner of a dress, here are 10 other Miss Universe costumes that stood out from the crowd.