IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas Fashion Show

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Check out Rappler's exclusive photos from the Bb Pilipinas 2013 fashion show

BEAUTIES IN FASHION. The 50 Binibinis strutted their stuff on the runway at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last April 11. All photos by Edric Chen

MANILA, Philippines – On April 11 at 7pm, Binibining Pilipinas held a fashion show at the Smart Araneta Coliseum to give tribute to National Artist (and Bb Pilipinas executive board member) Pitoy Moreno and to showcase the Spring-Summer 2013 collection of casual wear brand JAG. Avon Fashions provided the accessories.

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Reigning queens Miss Universe 2012 first runner-up Janine Tugonon, Bb Pilipinas-International 2012 Nicole Schmitz, Bb Pilipinas-Tourism 2012 Katrina Dimaranan, and Miss Supranational 2012 3rd runner-up Elaine Kay Moll sashayed down the runway along with the 50 candidates. 

Here are the 50 candidates and the reigning queens in JAG casuals:

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Here they are in “heritage” haute couture by Pitoy Moreno:

Here are Rappler’s other exclusive photos from the event:

'HERITAGE' HAUTE COUTURE. Pitoy Moreno's designs call attention even when on the racks

BUSY, BUSY BACKSTAGE. Stylists and candidates busy getting ready for showtime

RELAXED BACKSTAGE. Notice the numbers stuck to the mirror. No catfights here.

FINISHING TOUCHES. A candidate fixes her eye makeup

FORMER BEAUTY QUEENS. Maggie Wilson and Venus Raj in the audience to show support

PINK STAGE. A runway fit for beauty queens

PEOPLE BEHIND THE PAGEANT. Stella Marquez Araneta (second from left) and artist Betsy Westendorp (far right, in white) at the front row

ONCE MORE, CONFETTI. The ladies bid the fashion show audience farewell the way they did the Parade of Beauties crowd

CLASSY STAGE. The reigning queens in Pitoy Moreno bridal flanked by this year's aspirants on stage

WAVE OF A QUEEN. With 3 nights before the coronation night on April 14, the ladies look relaxed

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Bb 1: Ria Rabajante, 23, Pasig City

Bb 2: Ma. Bencelle Bianzon, 23, Quezon City

Bb 3: Zandra Flores, 24, Pangasinan

Bb 4: Nicole Donesa, 18, Quezon City

Bb 5: Maria Sofia Gloria Mustonen, 23, Marikina City

Bb 6: Yvette Chantal Mildenberger, 19, Legazpi City

Bb 7: Maria Ivy Kristel Gonzales, 24, Quezon City


Bb 8: Abbygale Monderin, 20, Antipolo City


Bb 9: Katherine Anne Enriquez, 23, San Mateo

Bb 10: Anna Carmela Aquino, 22, Taytay

Bb 11: Anna Carmina Antonio, 22, Isabela

Bb 12: Camille Carla Nazar, 23, Bulacan

Bb 13: Charmaine Elima, 20, Binangonan

Bb 14: Mary Rose Pujanes, 20, Batangas

Bb 15: Pia Wurtzbach, 23, Cagayan de Oro

Bb 16: Joana Cindy Miranda, 20, Nueva Ecija

Bb 17: Carin Adrianne Ramos, 24, San Pedro Laguna

Bb 18: Christine Paula Love Bernasor, 25, Ormoc City

Bb 19: Hannah Ruth Sison, 24, Makati City

Bb 20: Bea Rose Santiago, 23, Masbate

Bb 21: Lourenz Grace Remetillo, 25, Iligan City

Bb 22: Ellore Noelle Punzalan, 26, Las Piñas

Bb 23: Leona Paula Santicruz, 21, Aurora

Bb 24: Cassandra Naidas, 22, Antipolo City

Bb 25: Merry Joyce Respicio, 18, Bulacan

Bb 26: Anna Fernandina Buquid, 22, Quezon City

Bb 27: Vania Valiry Vispo, 24, Batangas

Bb 28: Mercegrace Raquel, 19, Nueva Ecija

Bb 29: Pauline Quintas, 17, Marikina City

Bb 30: Maria Theresa Gorgonio, 25, Cebu City

Bb 31: Maria Angelica de Leon, 19, Las Piñas City

Bb 32: Cindy Abundabar, 24, Camarines Sur

Bb 33: Parul Shah, 24, Baguio City

Bb 34: Grace Yann Apuad, 25, Agusan del Sur

Bb 35: KC Cajandig, 20, General Santos City

Bb 36: Angel May Villafuerte, 21, Naga City

Bb 37: Ma. Teresita Alaine Baccay, 22, Laguna

Bb 38: Mariz Ong, 21, Isabela

Bb 39: Mutya Johanna Datul, 20, Isabela

Bb 40: Jan Helen Villanueva, 20, Bulacan

Bb 41: Ariella Arida, 24, Laguna

Bb 42: Jacqueline Alexandra Mayoralgo, 24, Makati

Bb 43: Rhea Nakpil, 23, San Mateo

Bb 44: Gabrielle Monique Runnstrom, 19, Las Piñas

Bb 45: Imelda Schweighart, 17, Puerto Princesa

Bb 46: Amanda Noelle Navasero, 21, Makati City

Bb 47: Aiyana Mickiewicz, 23, Baguio City

Bb 48: Angeli Dione Gomez, 19, Cebu City


Bb 49: Herlie Kim Artigue, 22, Cebu City

Bb 50: Ma. Cristina Ann Pascual, 21, Taytay, Rizal



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