IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas Fashion Show

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.

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:

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

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

'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

BUSY, BUSY BACKSTAGE.

Stylists and candidates busy getting ready for showtime

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

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

FINISHING TOUCHES. A candidate fixes her eye makeup

FINISHING TOUCHES.

A candidate fixes her eye makeup

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

FORMER BEAUTY QUEENS.

Maggie Wilson and Venus Raj in the audience to show support

PINK STAGE. A runway fit for beauty queens

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

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

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

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

WAVE OF A QUEEN.

With 3 nights before the coronation night on April 14, the ladies look relaxed

Check out their profiles and click on the icons to vote. Who will be Best in National Costume, Best in Swimwear, and Miss Photogenic according to social media? We'll find out together!

- Rappler.com

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