LUWALHATI: The 37th Flores de Mayo 2016
by Raymund Thom Golez | Managing Editor
Photos by JR Noses | Chief Photojournalist & Photo Editor
The 37th Flores de Mayo 2016 of the Congragacion Del Santisimo Nombre Del Nino Jesus was successfully staged, with the theme “Luwalhati”, on May 1, 2016 at the Music Hall of SM Mall of Asia. Thirty renowned Filipino designers showed off their creations in honor to the Virgin Mary and the Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. Most of them are members of the Fashion Designers Association of the Philippines (FDAP).
The much-awaited Rosa Mystica “reina” was awarded to Joyce Ann Ricio wearing a Rholand Roxas number that is intricately-detailed from the crown all the way down to the train. Announced as Reina de las Flores is Miss World Peace Philippines 2015 and Bb. Pilipinas 2016 alumna, Jeslyn Santos who elegantly sashayed to the breathtaking creations of Louis Pangilinan.
La Flor de Manila is the gorgeous Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2015/2016 Leren Mae Bautista in a red Filipiniana by Chico Estiva. Completing the set of winners are Magandang Pilipina Miss Earth Air 2012 Stephany Stefanowitz who was dressed by Bulacan-based designer Vince Sityar in another red elegant ensemble.
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