Thursday, February 22, 2018
Close  

LOOK: Rachel Peters dons sexy Sarimanok-inspired national costume for Miss Universe

By: -Content Strategist
/ 03:16 PM November 20, 2017

Image: Instagram/@rachelpetersx

Miss Universe 2017 candidate Rachel Peters updated her Instagram page with a photo of her national costume inspired by the mythical bird sarimanok.

Peters wrote on the photo’s caption, “A modern twist of the legendary Sarimanok. A symbol of good fortune for the Maranao people.”

Image: Instagram/@rachelpetersx

Peters wore the costume for a Miss Universe 2017 event held at Planet Hollywood’s The AXIS in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Each of the contestants strutted on the catwalk to showcase their unique national costumes.

ADVERTISEMENT

Peters shared her backstage moment with Miss Malta Tiffany Pisani and Miss U.S. Virgin Islands Esonica Veira, both also wearing flamboyant costumes.

Peters’ costume may be the most revealing national costume of recent times. Miss Universe 2016 candidate Maxine Medina and former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach each wore gowns for their national costumes.

Maxine Medina (left) and Pia Wurtzbach. Image: Instagram/@piawurtzbach/@maxine_medina

Glitzy Las Vegas being a venue may have had an influence in the design for Peters’ costume. JB

RELATED STORIES:

LOOK: Maria Isabella Padilla celebrates 1st birthday with Spanish-themed party

ADVERTISEMENT

LOOK: Nadine Lustre, James Reid new movie teased by Direk Tonette

LOOK: Anne Curtis shares majestic ‘thank you’ wedding photo

Follow @ABayleINQ on Twitter
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Las Vegas, Miss Universe 2017, national costume, Rachel Peters, sarimanok
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
lifestyle

Is social media really affecting academic performance?

February 22, 2018 08:11 PM

preen

Ellen Adarna Has the Best Ways to Hide a Baby Bump

February 22, 2018 08:00 PM

entertainment

Claudine Barretto bonds with Bianca Lapus in hospital

February 22, 2018 07:45 PM

entertainment

‘Jurassic World 3’ release date set

February 22, 2018 07:44 PM



© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved