MANILA (UPDATED) – Miss Universe Philippines Rachel Peters finally unveiled her national costume during the preliminaries of the 66th Miss Universe competition held in Las Vegas Saturday evening (Sunday morning in Manila).
Showing off her toned body, Peters looked stunning in her revealing golden swimsuit with a trail/skirt that transforms into wings.
A gorgeous head piece depicting a Sarimanok completed her look.
“A modern twist of the legendary Sarimanok. A symbol of good fortune for the Maranao people,” she wrote on social media.
Filipino fashion designer Val Taguba created Peters’ national costume while her knee-high golden shoes was by Jojo Bragais.
Peters’ initial post on Instagram was filled with positive comments about her national costume, which was described as “beautiful” and “awesome” among others.
The coronation night of the 66th Miss Universe pageant will take place at the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas on November 26 (November 27 in the morning in Manila).