Miss Universe Thailand reveals exquisite national costume (PHOTOS)

The Miss Universe Thailand committee revealed their finished national costume to the public yesterday, and the amazing details of the dress have got pageant fans talking.

The elegant costume is decorated with a hundred thousand Swarovski crystals while its shape takes inspiration from vintage photos of Queen Sirikit, who often wore a modernized version of the Thai national costume when she attended dinners and events abroad.  

Miss Thailand, Chalita Suansane, walked in the exquisite gown for the for the first time yesterday and she looked stunning in the ensemble.

The dress was designed by culture scholar Hirankrit Pattaraboriboonkul, who was also praised for his tuk tuk dress, which won Thailand a National Costume Award last year.

Chalita will be competing in the Miss Universe 2016 pageant in Manila, Philippines on Jan. 30.

 

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