Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa's success in the international pageant was not an overnight success, rather, it was a mixture of sweat and tears, hard work and a unique game plan.
Kylie's preparation for the international competition had been uniquely different from the previous candidates of the same contest.
Among the many preparations of International Queen Kylie Verzosa had included the following
"We asked Kylie to research about Japanese culture, traditions, even the bowing and other courtesy practices here," says Arnold Mercado, personality development instructor at Aces and Queens.
"They used to look for doll-like women, but this year, there was greater emphasis on the speech portion."
"If you noticed, all those who made it to the top five spoke well. They are looking for women who are not just beautiful but who has brains and who can speak well," he said.
"She prepared for that speech. Without any bias, her speech was the best," Mercado said.
6. The competition game plan
On her national costume, Kylie had said that "it represents the elegance of the Filipino people…what we want the world to know about the Philippines. "
Her evening gown, she said, was prepared by a Filipino designer.
She had prepped for photo shoots as well.
The young beauty also talked about her game plan, saying, "I’ve toned it down (being fierce), although that fire is still there. I need to bring that energy into something else. Although it’s still there, you notice I’ve been smiling more."