- In honor of Miss Universe 2018 (December 17), we’re taking a look back at all the best costumes from the National Costume Show.
- The National Costume Show is a separate part of the pageant, and doesn’t count towards contestants‘ overall scores. It’s a chance for them to honor and celebrate their countries.
- In the last decade, the costumes have become more elaborate, ornate, and, in some cases, a bit confusing.
Miss Universe 2018 is quickly approaching, and some contestants have already revealed what they’ll be wearing to represent their countries.
In honor of (perhaps) the best part of the entire pageant, we’ve rounded up the most elaborate national costumes for your viewing pleasure. Whether you loved Miss Canada’s hockey ensemble with a working scoreboard or Miss Japan’s samurai costume with an actual sword, there was probably something for you.
Keep scrolling for some of the best national costumes in Miss Universe history.
Miss USA 2013 Erin Brady’s Transformers-inspired costume made a statement.
Miss Brazil 2013 Jakelyne Oliveira wore a cape that depicted indigenous peoples of Brazil.
There are indigenous tribes living in the wilds of Brazil’s Amazon even today.
Miss Thailand 2015 Aniporn Chalermburanawong rocked a dress inspired by a tuk tuk.
A tuk tuk is the most famous symbol of transportation in Thailand. It’s a three-wheeled motorized scooter/taxi hybrid with no windows or doors.
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