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IN PHOTOS: National costumes at Binibining Pilipinas 2018

Mar 04, 2018 - 11:09 AM

The fashion show showcases the Philippines' rich heritage, with many designs paying tribute to fashion designer Pitoy Moreno

A look back at memorable national costumes of Bb Pilipinas candidates

Mar 03, 2018 - 10:23 AM

From a pineapple-inspired dress to inspirations of a vinta, the national costume is one of the most anticipated events in pageants

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2013 evening gown

Apr 18, 2013 - 12:24 PM

Check out Rappler s exclusive coronation night evening gown competition photos

GORGEOUS AND GLAMOROUS. At the Bb Pilipinas 2013 coronation night evening gown competition, the 50 Binibinis sashayed in Filipino couture. All photos by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2013 swimsuit

Apr 18, 2013 - 9:37 AM

Check out Rappler s exclusive coronation night swimsuit competition photos

FIT AND HEALTHY. At the Bb Pilipinas 2013 coronation night swimsuit competition, the 50 Binibinis showed off their toned bodies. All photos by Edric Chen

Bb 16 Joanna Cindy Miranda wins Rappler poll

Apr 15, 2013 - 5:53 AM

Will Time Big Time stunner wins all 3 categories in our social media poll

SOCIAL MEDIA SWEETHEART. Bb 16 Joanna Cindy Miranda wins the Rappler poll. Photo by Manman Dejeto

Miss Universe Philippines 2013: ‘I’m prepared’

Apr 15, 2013 - 4:06 AM

Bb Pilipinas Universe 2013 Ariella Arida says she is ready to take on the pressure that comes with her crown

THE NEW QUEENS. The top 4 winners are (from left to right) Pia Wurtzbach, Joanna Cindy Miranda, Ariella Arida and Mutya Datul. All photos by Andrew Robles

Binibining Pilipinas 2013 winners crowned

Apr 15, 2013 - 3:59 AM

Binibining Pilipinas crowned it s 50th batch of beauty queens Sunday night April 14 in a star studded golden anniversary celebration held at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City

CHAMELEON STAGE. The Bb Pilipinas Gold stage in the Araneta Coliseum went from gold to pink then blue. Photo by Kai Magsanoc

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas Red Carpet 2013

Apr 14, 2013 - 11:07 PM

Minutes before the Bb Pilipinas 2013 Coronation Night started previous pageant winners and some of the country s most famous beauty queens sashayed down the red carpet

former Bb Pilipinas beauty queens

Bb Pilipinas 2013 Top 15 announced

Apr 14, 2013 - 11:00 PM

Here are the top 15 of Bb Pilipinas Gold

CHAMELEON STAGE. The Bb Pilipinas Gold stage in the Araneta Coliseum went from gold to pink then blue. Photo by Kai Magsanoc

HIGHLIGHTS: Bb Pilipinas 2013 coronation

Apr 14, 2013 - 7:52 PM

Who will win Miss Philippines Universe Bb Pilipinas International Bb Pilipinas Tourism and Bb Pilipinas Supranational? Stay with us and find out

2013 QUEENS. Who will be this year's new crop of beauty queens? Let's find out together. Graphic by Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas Fashion Show

Apr 12, 2013 - 7:36 PM

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

HIGHLIGHTS: Bb Pilipinas Fashion Show

Apr 11, 2013 - 6:57 PM

This is the last official event before the coronation night on April 14 See the candidates one last time before the big night

MODELS FOR THE NIGHT. The 50 Binibinis are wearing their runway models hats on April 11. Image from the Bb Pilipinas Official Facebook page

Bb Pilipinas 2013 LIVE poll results

Apr 11, 2013 - 4:41 PM

Here are the results of our social media votes for Bb Pilipinas Best in National Costume Best in Swimwear and Miss Photogenic in REAL time

IS YOUR CANDIDATE WINNING? Check out the results below, updated in real time.

Joyce Burton-Titular's Bb Pilipinas top picks

Apr 11, 2013 - 4:34 PM

Former Bb Pilipinas Universe and now beauty pageant expert Joyce Burton Titular shares her top picks for the Bb Pilipinas 2013 crown

PARADE OF BEAUTIES. Charmaine Elima at the Parade of Beauties on April 6, Araneta Center, Cubao. Photo by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas Parade of Beauties

Apr 07, 2013 - 7:36 PM

Check out the photos from Rappler s coverage of the sizzling and dazzling April 6 afternoon event

EVER SMILING. Bb 22 Ellore Noelle Punzalan did what all the other candidates were also doing: smiling and waving despite the scorching afternoon heat, and holding on to that head piece all throughout the parade. Photo by Edric Chen

VOTE! Bb Pilipinas 2013 on Rappler

Apr 06, 2013 - 2:44 PM

Vote for your favorite Binibini in her national costume and swimwear You think she deserves to win Miss Photogenic? Vote and share on social media

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

Apr 06, 2013 - 2:19 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 50

BINIBINI 49, MA. CRISTINA ANN PASCUAL. Cristina believes determination and strong faith help her through challenges. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 49: Herlie Kim Artigue, 22, Cebu City

Apr 06, 2013 - 2:11 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 49

BINIBINI 49, HERLIE KIM ARTIGUE. 'Mood artist' Herlie creates masterpieces based on her mood. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 48: Angeli Dione Gomez, 19, Cebu City

Apr 06, 2013 - 2:04 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 48

BINIBINI 48, ANGELI DIONE GOMEZ. Angeli believes that beauty queens are born, not made. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 47: Aiyana Mickiewicz, 23, Baguio City

Apr 06, 2013 - 1:57 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 47

BINIBINI 47, AIYANA MICKIEWICZ. Aiyana hopes to someday build a children's organization. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 46: Amanda Noelle Navasero, 21, Makati City

Apr 06, 2013 - 1:52 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 46

BINIBINI 46, AMANDA NOELLE NAVASERO. Mandie had no plans of joining the pageant until Janine Tugonon inspired her. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 45: Imelda Schweighart, 17, Puerto Princesa

Apr 06, 2013 - 1:39 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 45

BINIBINI 45, IMELDA SCHWEIGHART. Imelda entered showbiz at 14 but calls herself a simple girl. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 44: Gabrielle Monique Runnstrom, 19, Las Piñas

Apr 06, 2013 - 1:33 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 44

BINIBINI 44, GABRIELLE MONIQUE RUNNSTROM. Gabrielle hopes to boost her confidence and to become an inspiration to women. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 43: Rhea Nakpil, 23, San Mateo

Apr 06, 2013 - 1:23 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 43

BINIBINI 43, RHEA NAKPIL. Workaholic Rhea is a competitive yet friendly person. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 42: Jacqueline Alexandra Mayoralgo, 24, Makati

Apr 06, 2013 - 1:17 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 42

BINIBINI 42, JACQUELINE ALEXANDRA MAYORALGO. Multi-talented Jam hopes to someday perform in a boradway musical. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 41: Ariella Arida, 24, Laguna

Apr 06, 2013 - 1:11 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 41

BINIBINI 41, ARIELLA ARIDA. Excelling in modeling, academics, and sports, Ariella is a mix of beauty, brains, and brawn. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 40: Jan Helen Villanueva, 20, Bulacan

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:58 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 40

BINIBINI 40, JAN HELEN VILLANUEVA. Jan has been joining pageants since she was 16. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 39: Mutya Johanna Datul, 20, Isabela

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:51 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 39

BINIBINI 39, MUTYA JOHANNA DATUL. Mutya is a simple girl with a dream to take home the crown. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 38: Mariz Ong, 21, Isabela

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:43 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 38

BINIBINI 38, MARIZ ONG. Mariz believes hardship cannot hinder one from reaching success. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

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

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:36 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 37

BINIBINI 37, MA. TERESITA ALAINE BACCAY. Mat has been preparing for Bb. Pilipinas since childhood. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 36: Angel May Villafuerte, 21, Naga City

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:31 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 36

BINIBINI 36, ANGEL MAY VILLAFUERTE. Angel is a strong advocate of various charities in her province. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 35: KC Cajandig, 20, General Santos City

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:12 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 35

BINIBINI 35, KC CAJANDIG. KC believes her positive and outgoing attitude will get her far in the pageant. Photo from the Henna Kaizzelle Nicole Gonzalez Cajandig Facebook page

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

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 34

BINIBINI 34, GRACE YANN APUAD. At 13, Grace had already broken into the modeling industry. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 33: Parul Shah, 24, Baguio City

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 33

BINIBINI 33, PARUL SHAH. Parul values humility and respect above all. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 32: Cindy Abundabar, 24, Camarines Sur

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:01 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 32

BINIBINI 32, CINDY ABUNDABAR. Humility and simplicity are important values Cindy learned from joining beauty pageants. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

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

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:01 PM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 31

BINIBINI 31, MARIA ANGELICA DE LEON. Mariel is determined to make a name for herself in fashion and modeling. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 30: Maria Theresa Gorgonio, 25, Cebu City

Apr 06, 2013 - 11:20 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 30

BINIBINI 30, MARIA THERESA GORGONIO. Well traveled Theresa believes her experience abroad gives her an edge in the competition. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 29: Pauline Quintas, 17, Marikina City

Apr 06, 2013 - 11:15 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 29

BINIBINI 29, PAULINE QUINTAS. Pauline wishes to inspire people through Binibining Pilipinas. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 28: Mercegrace Raquel, 19, Nueva Ecija

Apr 06, 2013 - 11:10 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 28

BINIBINI 28, MERCEGRACE RAQUEL. Future teacher Merce is proud to be morena. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 27: Vania Valiry Vispo, 24, Batangas

Apr 06, 2013 - 10:59 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 27

BINIBINI 27, VANIA VALIRY VISPO. Introvert Vania hopes to boost her confidence and communication skills through joining pageants. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 26: Anna Fernandina Buquid, 22, Quezon City

Apr 06, 2013 - 10:54 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 26

BINIBINI 26, ANNA FERNANDINA BUQUID. Diplomatic Affairs student Dindi dreams of representing the country in more ways than one. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 25: Merry Joyce Respicio, 18, Bulacan

Apr 06, 2013 - 10:07 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 25

BINIBINI 25, MERRY JOYCE RESPICIO. Trained on the catwalk, Merry Joyce dreams of flying high someday. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 24: Cassandra Naidas, 22, Antipolo City

Apr 06, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 24

BINIBINI 24, CASSANDRA NAIDAS. Cassandra made sure she finished her studies before pursuing her beauty queen dream. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 23: Leona Paula Santicruz, 21, Aurora

Apr 06, 2013 - 9:53 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 23

BINIBINI 23, LEONA PAULA SANTICRUZ. From practicing the beauty queen walk in her office carpark to walking the Bb Pilipinas stage, Leona is ready to conquer the world. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 22: Ellore Noelle Punzalan, 26, Las Piñas

Apr 06, 2013 - 9:46 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 22

BINIBINI 22, ELLORE NOELLE PUNZALAN. Jill-of-all-trades Ellore adds Binibining Pilipinas to her long list of achievements. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 21: Lourenz Grace Remetillo, 25, Iligan City

Apr 06, 2013 - 9:36 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 21

BINIBINI 21, LOURENZ GRACE REMETILLO. Lourenz may have been seen as boyish, but she is glamorous in her own right. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 20: Bea Rose Santiago, 23, Masbate

Apr 06, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 20

BINIBINI 20, BEA ROSE SANTIAGO. Despite growing up in a foreign land, Rose is in touch with her roots by promoting her province. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

Bb 19: Hannah Ruth Sison, 24, Makati City

Apr 06, 2013 - 9:23 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 19

BINIBINI 19, HANNAH RUTH SISON. Hannah is an artist who makes art but also wants to make dreams come true. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

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

Apr 06, 2013 - 9:18 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 18

BINIBINI 18, CHRISTINE PAULA LOVE BERNASOR. Part-time fashion model Christine also makes for a good role model with her volunteer work. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

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

Apr 06, 2013 - 9:12 AM

Meet Bb Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 17

BINIBINI 17, CARIN ADRIANNE RAMOS. Carin is set to continue her mother's 'unfinished business.' Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing