IN PHOTOS: Mr Gay World PH 2016 – see all the show-stopping national costumes
IN PHOTOS: Mr Gay World PH 2016 – see all the show-stopping national costumes

Rob Reyes

All detailed, all beautiful, and each one so intricately made! See the colorful costumes of the candidates inspired by their hometowns

MANILA, Philippines – The finals night of Mr Gay World Philippines 2016 opened with a festive, celebratory mood, as the 34 candidates paraded in their national costumes, representing the cities and provinces they came from.

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

John Raspado of Baguio City, who emerged as the winner of this year’s competition won the Best in National Costume. 

Check out the photos.

All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

The costume of Agusan del Sur is called the Golden Tara, which can be found in the province.

Check out the winged costume of Angeles City, Pampanga.

Bacolod City’s costume is composed of masks and a homage to the festival the city is known for.

Check out the costume of Baguio City. 

Batangas City’s costume is incredibly detailed:

Here’s Cagayan de Oro’s costume.

The costume of Cavite was inspired by the sarimanok using the country’s flag colors.

Cebu’s costume was inspired by the pristine waters and beaches of the city.

outfit got a lot of attention.


Davao del Sur’s costume.


Checkout Dumaguete City’s fire bird-inspired outfit.


Here’s General Santos City’s outfit.

Ilocos Sur’s outfit.

Here’s Sta Rosa, Laguna’s costume.

Marawi City, Lanao del Sur


Valenzuela’s pink costume got everyone’s attention as well.

Mandaluyong City’s costume is inspired by a motorcycle.

The representative of Manila wore a costume inspired with the sun and moon.

Misamis Occidental wore an eagle inspired costume.

Navotas City’s costume.

Palawan’s costume

Pangasinan’s costume


Roxas City


San Fernando, Pampanga

San Juan City


Sultan Kudarat

Surigao del Sur

Tacloban City


Taguig City

Tanza, Navotas City


Valenzuela City


Zamboanga del Sur

What did you thing of the contestants’ costumes? Let us know in the comments section. –

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