Michelle Dee National Costume – Filipina beauty queen Michelle Dee showcased the culture of the Philippines in her Miss Universe 2023 national costume.
Michelle Dee Miss Universe 2023 National Costume’s Story Revealed
What’s the story behind the national costume of Michelle Dee?
Filipina beauty queen Michelle Dee wore this national costume in the Miss Universe 2023 NatCos competition created by Michael Barassi and here is the story behind this.
Michelle has been surprising Pinoy pageant fans with her performances in pre-final events in the most prestigious beauty pageant in the world. She received overwhelming support from Pinoys in El Salvador for the preliminary competition.
After the preliminary swimsuit and evening gown competition, she received positive feedback from Pinoy pageant fans and she is thankful for the support she received.
Michelle Dee has been very quiet about her outfits for the Miss Universe competition. For the pre-pageant events, the Filipina beauty queen captured the hearts of many fashionistas with her beautiful OOTDs.
For her national costume, Michelle showcased her personality and highlighted her country. On her Instagram page, Michelle shared the symbolism that her national costume carries.
She highlighted the “solihiya” pattern which has been part of many Filipino lives from years ago until now. This costume upholds the Philippines’ heritage and the nation’s pride.
“In the grand tapestry of the Philippines comes a National costume as stunning as its archipelago. Behold, Sergeant Michelle Marquez Dee, Miss Universe Philippines, adorned in the nation’s pride and heritage. With each thread woven into the “solihiya” pattern, an iconic design used in the tropics of the Philippines, it embraces her body flawlessly — unfolding the story of the islands’ unity and artistry,” the post shared on her page stated.
Michelle is a Philippine Air Force reservist, so she wore a captain’s hat. The back of her costume showcased the country’s tourism slogan “Love The Philippines. “This National Costume represents the Philippines itself — resilient, radiant and ready to embrace the Universe!” the post stated.
Mainly, Michelle Dee wants to promote the tourism industry of the Philippines which “WE ARE PROUD TO SHOWCASE TO THE UNIVERSE.”
Voting is now open for the National Costume. To vote for Michelle Dee, follow these steps:
- Download the Miss Universe App
- Go to the Vote tab
- Click on National Costume Vote
- Vote PHILIPPINES