LOOK: Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere wears Michael Cinco gown

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

 

Iris crowns Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa 2017 as the new Miss Universe. Photo from Miss Universe Organization

Iris crowns Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa 2017 as the new Miss Universe.

Photo from Miss Universe Organization

 

Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (L) reacts as she is crowned new Miss Universe 2017 by Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere on November 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Patrick Gray/AFP

Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (L) reacts as she is crowned new Miss Universe 2017 by Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere on November 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Photo by Patrick Gray/AFP

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.

Pia Wurtzbach takes her final walk as Miss Universe 2015 during The 65th MISS UNIVERSEu00c2u00ae Telecast airing on FOX at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, January 29 from the Mall of Asia Arena. The contestants have been touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown in the Philippines. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Pia Wurtzbach takes her final walk as Miss Universe 2015 during The 65th MISS UNIVERSEu00c2u00ae Telecast airing on FOX at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, January 29 from the Mall of Asia Arena. The contestants have been touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown in the Philippines.

HO/The Miss Universe Organization

 

He has dressed a number of international celebrities and clients such as Victoria SwarovskiMiss World 1994 Aishwarya Rai, Mariah Carey, and Lady Gaga. – Rappler.com

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