Yes, it is time once again. The Miss Universe pageant was held last night, and despite Steve Harvety trying to make the winner Miss Colombia by fiat, in the end the win went to Miss Philippines. But before that we had the parade of National Costumes. Line up girls. Let’s see what bizarre feathers and sparkle confection supposedly represents your country!
Miss Angola, taking flight.
Miss Argentina as Queen Victoria
Miss Aruba with flower leggings
Miss Australia wearing glasses.
Yes, Miss Austria wore a beard.
Miss Bahama as a butterfly.
Miss Belgium as a parade float
Miss Bolivia as Christmas decor
Miss Brzail as herself.
Miss British Virgin Islands as Jack’s beanstalk
Miss Canada, what?
Miss Chile is standard issue for these sorts of things.
Miss China, in demur.
Miss Colombia, in why she didn’t win.
Miss Costa Rica as a tree
Miss Curaçao is blue, da a be da ba die
Miss Denmark thought this was the Victoria’s Secret show
Miss Dominican Republic in loud.
Miss Ecuador, surprisingly subtle
Miss El Salvador in a headdress that works as a whole outfit.
Miss Georgia. ready for Downton Abbey’s ball
Miss Germany in golden angel gear
Miss Ghana is minimalism
Miss Great Britain as a Spice Girl
Miss Guatemala wore all of it.
Miss Guyana auditioning for her country’s Great Seal.
Miss Haiti like a bird.
Miss Honduras’ hat is falling forward
Miss Hungary as a Rubik’s cube?
Miss India. Nuff said.
Miss Indonesia as Dany’s fourth dragon.
Miss Jamaica, for best headdress
Miss Malaysia, in stereotype.
Miss Mauritius in the garden of good and evil.
Miss Nicaragua in commanding the stage
Miss Nigeria as a tomato
Miss Panama as a Great wall
Miss Paraguay as a cake topper.
Miss Philippines showing why she won.
Miss Russia also a butterfly, or maybe a moth.
Miss South Africa with leaf.
Miss Ukraine with a pie.
USA USA USA.