- Patricia “Patch” Magtanong looked regal in her Tausug Princess-inspired national costume for the Miss International
- Her ensemble was made by renowned fashion designer Amir Sali, who also designed last year’s PH bet Ahtisa Manalo
- Many netizens admired Patch’s look; calling it “beautiful” and “creative”
Philippine bet Patricia Magtanong looked stunning as a Tausug Princess for the national costume competition of the Miss International 2019 pageant.
Patricia “Patch” Magtanong looked regal and classy as she donned an intricately designed costume designed by renowned fashion designer Amir Sali.
Amir Sali is known for his intricate and extravagant beadworks and designs. The Filipino designer has been known for creating haute couture pieces and dresses for princesses and royalties in the Middle East and even big names in Hollywood. He also made the national costume of our 2018 bet Ahtisa Manalo, who won first runner up in the Miss International pageant.
The Binibining Pilipinas official shared snaps of Patch in the beautiful ensemble. They also asked for the opinion and thoughts of netizens on the chosen national costume.
They posted, “Shantay, you SLAY! Atta girl Atty M! We are surer than sure, this picture will launch a thousand likes! Well maybe more! Ok costume experts, let’s hear your take on this Filipiniana wonder in the comments below.”
Netizen R. Rigor commented how the national costume represents the diverse culture of the Philippines. He said, “Our NatCos every year is evolving. Lumalayo na tayo sa usual na Filipiniana-inspired and the team of our queens are taking the risk of showcasing more of our culture to the world. Kudos! And, I just love queen Patch.”
Another netizen S. Henyo showed her support for Patch by saying, “The costume fits the personality of Patch. Sweet yet very strong inside. For me the details is above average. I just hope Patch will execute this natcos well.”
Patch is currently in Japan for the Miss International 2019 competition. The coronation night will be on November 12.