LOOK: Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere gives final walk in Michael Cinco gown
Filipino fashion design took centerstage and wowed audiences when Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere made her final walk as bearer of the crown, wearing a Michael Cinco creation.
In an Instagram post, the Dubai-based designer shared that he was the designer behind the scarlet red gown embezzled with Swarovski crystals, which Mittenaere wore as she crowned her successor on the pageant’s coronation night held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cinco gave his thanks to the Miss Universe organization for choosing his design for Mittenaere’s final walk.
The stunning reigning Miss Universe 2016 IRIS MITTENAERE @irismittenaeremf wears a scarlet red ombré couture gown in full Swarovski crystals on her final walk during Miss universe 2017 finals in Las Vegas…Thank you @swanbirdnyc and @marquis.bias …Thank you Miss Universe Org @missuniverse …Thank you LORD… @sayed5inco @stylepr @asiancouturefederation @couturissimo @emirateswoman @swarovski #couture #MissUniverse #ScarletRed #irismittenaere #missuniverse2017 #Dubai #MyDubai #MadeinDubai #MichaelCincoFEATURED STORIES
In her own Instagram post, Mittenaere expressed her warmest congratulations to her successor, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters from South Africa.
Mittenaere was crowned as Miss Universe 2016 when the pageant was held in Manila on January this year, succeeding Pia Wurtzbach from the Philippines. JB
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