The 2023 Miss Universe pageant in El Salvador wasn't just about beauty—it was a showcase of daring fashion! Contestants from around the world rocked the runway in amazing outfits, from see-through gowns to cutout swimsuits and sparkly minidresses.
Let's check out some of the coolest and most glamorous looks from this unforgettable competition.
Miss Nicaragua's Daring Pink Minidress
Miss Nicaragua, Sheynnis Palacios, started the Miss Universe competition in a pink minidress with an open back, sides held by thin strings, and an iridescent sequin design. The sleeveless dress featured a sweetheart neckline and a miniskirt with a short slit.
Miss Jamaica's Glamorous Lilac Gown
Miss Jamaica, Jordanne Lauren Levy, wore a lilac gown with a V-shaped neckline and a shear panel extending from the bodice to the hem. The floor-length skirt had rhinestone detailing, combining glamour with a daring edge.
Miss Namibia's Metallic Swimsuit
For the swimsuit portion, Miss Namibia, Jameela Uiras, donned a metallic one-piece with a plunging neckline and waist cutouts. Paired with tan heels and sparkling hoop earrings, her daring bathing suit added flair to the competition.
Miss Pakistan's Modest Burkini
Miss Pakistan, Erica Robin, opted for modest swimwear, wearing a baby-pink burkini that covered her entire body. The burkini had a metallic neckline, providing a subtle sparkle against the pastel fabric.
Miss Venezuela's Silver Evening Gown
During the evening gown competition, Miss Venezuela, Diana Silva, wore a silver, strapless gown with a bold cutout in the middle of its bodice. The floor-length dress, adorned with rhinestones and a short fringe, added sparkle to the stage.
Miss Philippines' Sharp Semi-Sheer Garment
Miss Philippines, Michelle Marquez Dee, looked sharp in a black dress with a strapless, fishnet bodice and sparkling shoulder pads. The shimmering fabric wrapped around her waist, featuring a thigh-high slit that revealed platform sandals.
Miss Puerto Rico's Colorful and Daring Dress
Miss Puerto Rico, Karla Guilfú Acevedo, chose a strapless gown entirely sheer but covered with pink and purple rhinestones. A purple collar piece reached her shoulders, and a thin train flowed down her back.
Miss Thailand's Sheer and Crystal-Adorned Gown
Miss Thailand, Anntonia Porsild, stood out with the most daring dress, a floor-length sheer gown adorned with silver crystals. The bold garment had a thigh-high slit and practically invisible straps, creating a striking illusion.
Miss Peru's Dazzling Single-Shoulder Dress
Miss Peru, Camila Escribens, wore a single-shoulder dress with silver rope pieces reaching over her shoulder. The daring bodice had multiple cutouts across the chest and waist, while the hip-high slit added glamour with blue and silver rhinestone stripes.