MANILA, Philippines – As she said made her final walk at the Axis Theater in Las Vegas, on Sunday, November 26 (Monday, November 27 in Manila), Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere looked every inch a beauty queen, wearing a red ombre gown by Filipino designer Michael Cinco.
The Dubai-based designer confirmed that the dress was his on Instagram.
"The stunning reigning Miss Universe 2016 IRIS MITTENAERE wears a scarlet red ombré couture gown in full Swarovski crystals on her final walk during Miss universe 2017 finals in Las Vegas," he said in a message thanking Miss Universe's Esther Swann and fashion stylist Marquis Bias.
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 #MichaelCinco A post shared by MICHAEL CINCO Dubai (@michael5inco) on Nov 26, 2017 at 10:45pm PST
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The fashion designer is no stranger to designing dresses for beauty queens. He previously dressed Pia Wurtzbach when she passed her crown to Iris in Manila last January.
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He has dressed a number of international celebrities and clients such as Victoria Swarovski, Miss World 1994 Aishwarya Rai, Mariah Carey, and Lady Gaga. – Rappler.com
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