Michelle Dee in Miss World 2019 National Costume attire (PHOTOS)

Michelle Dee in Miss World 2019 National Costume attire (PHOTOS)

Michelle Dee is currently competing in London for the Miss World 2019 pageant finals set to be held on December 15. For her national costume,  she chose to wear Francis Libiran.

Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Dee National Costume

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Look: Miss World Philippines 2019 @michelledee Costume The Philippine Sun Princess: Miss World Philippines Michelle Dee’s Francis Libiran couture national costume is a symbolic work of art and labor of love. This state-of-the-art version of the Philippine Terno is a celebration and preservation of rich Filipino culture. The design of the Sun on the collar is inspired by the Sun of the Philippine national Flag, customized in Francis Libiran signature intricate Art Deco embroidery. It is a symbol of optimism, positivity and courage. The custom embroidery patterns, is inspired by the historic Visayan tattoo called “Batek”. They were found in the earliest illustrations of our Visayan warriors in the 16th-century Boxer Codex. To our ancestors, Batek symbolized bravery and triumph. This well-crafted wearable art piece is made of fine soft tulle, intricately embroidered with custom embroidery and hand-made beadwork. Photo credits: Designer: Francis Libiran Photo/Video: Mike Gella Makeup: Dave Quiambao Hair: July Vito Location: Empire Studios #MichelleDee #MissWorldPhilippines2019 #MissWorld #TheQrownPhilippines

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According to Aces & Queens, her beauty camp:

“This state-of-the-art version of the Philippine Terno is a celebration and preservation of rich Filipino culture. The design of the Sun on the collar is inspired by the Sun of the Philippine national Flag, customized in Francis Libiran signature intricate Art Deco embroidery. It is a symbol of optimism, positivity and courage.”

“The custom embroidery patterns, is inspired by the historic Visayan tattoo called ‘Batek.’ They were found in the earliest illustrations of our Visayan warriors in the 16th-century Boxer Codex. To our ancestors, Batek symbolized bravery and triumph. This well-crafted wearable art piece is made of fine soft tulle, intricately embroidered with custom embroidery and hand-made beadwork.”

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