Kuala Lumpur, Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Bunga Mas national costume and the stunning preliminary evening gown by designer Jovian Mandagie were revealed by the reigning Miss Universe Malaysia 2015 Vanessa Tevi Kumares today.
The NC with headpiece by Bremen Wong and the EG will be showcased by Vanessa at the 64th annual Miss Universe costume and preliminary show respectively to be held on December 16, 2015 in Las Vegas, USA.
The Bunga Mas is inspired by the traditions of the royal palaces of Malaysia. The gold flower was a special gift traditionally presented by the Sultans of the nothern Malayan states of Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu to the powerful King of Siam as a symbol of friendship.
This preliminary show gown created by Jovian is an exquisite, modern looking piece that aims to impress the crowd with its 3D draping technique, giving the illusion of a mermaid silhouette.
Made of double satin and soothing organza, oozing classic femininity. It exudes elegance through the fabric used in fuchsia to complement the whole look