MANILA, Philippines—Reigning Miss Philippines Earth Yllana Marie Aduana as soon as once more championed sustainability by parading an upcycled robe on the third Philippine Pageant Ball held on the Fiesta Pavilion of the Manila Resort on Sept. 6.
The laboratory scientist-turned-beauty queen walked the purple carpet in a slinky long-sleeved white quantity with daring cutouts revealing her toned midsection and a part of her hips, designed by Ken Batino and Jevin Salaysay. “That is an outfit sustainably put collectively, so these are the items from earlier than. So we’re simply ready for the best second to put on this one. I really feel that that is the proper outfit for tonight,” she instructed INQUIRER.internet in an interview.
With a daring wardrobe alternative, Aduana stated she went on a weight loss program for 3 days to tug it off. She has championed sustainable vogue all through her Miss Philippines Earth journey, carrying upcycled items at nearly each alternative she might seize. Throughout the closing competitors, she showcased a robe embellished with 5,000 security pins.
Aduana additionally stated that what attracted her to the ball was its trigger. “I heard that this ball is actually cause-oriented, this one is a celebration with a trigger. And in order your “makakalikasang” (Earth-friendly) queen, as somebody who’s very advocacy-driven, I at all times help occasions that actually promote causes,” she defined.
The Philippine Pageant Ball is organized by Prime Occasion Productions Philippines (PEPPS) Basis Inc. to lift funds for its advocacy tasks that assist promote schooling. It additionally serves because the official gala occasion for the Misters of Filipinas pageant which the muse mounts yearly.
The delegates to the tenth version of the annual male competitors took the runway in a vogue present that includes the collections of designers Ryan Chris, Erjohn Dela Serna and Norman Acuba. Aduana suggested the gents to “simply be your self, simply benefit from the course of, and at all times do not forget that you’re not solely representing your self, but additionally the individuals round you, your neighborhood and likewise your advocacies.”
The sweetness queen additionally shared her appreciation for the emergence of competitions for males. “Male pageants are literally rising to interrupt boundaries, I really feel it. As a result of pageants began simply just for the females, so it’s changing into extra inclusive,” she stated.
“I believe it is a nice illustration that our world is constantly altering, so we’re additionally giving the platform to the lads, for them to emerge and break boundaries. I believe that it’s about time that we additionally give the lads the platform on the earth of pageantry,” she added.
Aduana will characterize the Philippines within the twenty third Miss Earth pageant in Vietnam on Dec. 16. She is going to attempt to maintain the nation’s spectacular standing within the world tilt and turn out to be the fifth Filipino lady to seize the title, after Karla Henry (2008), Jamie Herrell (2014), Angelia Ong (2015), and Karen Ibasco (2017). /ra
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