- Vickie Rushton is one of the strongest contenders in Binibining Pilipinas 2019
- Recently. She was able to wow many netizens with her national costume
- She posted a long message regarding her viral dress
Vickie Marie Rushton, a returning contestant in Binibining Pilipinas this year, was able to catch the attention of many netizens due to her national costume.
KAMI learned that the said beauty queen was glamorous in her “Diwata”-inspired costume that was made by Jomar Peralta.
Vickie made it to this year’s 10 Best National Costumes and she expressed her gratitude through a lengthy Instagram post.
She stated that her costume was a tribute to an artistic tradition in the Philippines which involves hammering brass, silver, and gold plates.
“The flowers on the waist are made up of abaca silk ‒ a beautiful blend of silk and abaca fiber which produces a unique sheer and vibrant color…
“This is Vickie's ode to reviving the local abaca industry in her province that will make a significant impact on the local economy, giving livelihood, employment, and income for many Filipinos…
“Lastly, the Diwata is holding a representation of a Philippine Eagle with a burning heart that symbolizes strength, resiliency and patriotism of every Filipino people,” Vickie posted.
Watch the video of the announcement below:
After seeing the photos and videos of Vickie’s national costume, a lot of netizens immediately aired their thoughts and opinions about it.
Majority of them appreciated how the dress was made and how the beauty queen carried it on stage. Here are their comments:
“Grabe! Napaka-talented ng mga Pinoy designers. Superb!”
“Ang ganda ni Vickie. Ganda ng costume niya.”
“Lahat sila maganda pero doon ako napapatingin lagi kay miss Vickie. Gold para siyang ibon. Very beautiful!”
“Wow ang ganda ng design, ibong adarna lang ang peg.”
In a previous article by KAMI, Jason Abalos showed his all-out support to girlfriend Vickie at Binibining Pilipinas 2019.
Vickie Marie Rushton is a former “Pinoy Big Brother” housemate. She is one of the strongest and most favorite contestants to win the prestigious Miss Universe – Philippines crown.
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