Miss Universe contestants shine in national costumes

22:20 11/12/2018
H'Hen Nie, the Vietnamese representative at Miss Universe 2018, wowed audiences along with other contestants of pageant as they took to the stage for the national costume segment in Thailand on December 10.
The Vietnamese beauty, wearing the highly anticipated “Banh Mi” (Vietnamese bread) inspired outfit, strutted confidently on the catwalk.
She carried a breadstick on the catwalk as she lit up the stage with her bright smile.
Despite controversy surrounding the costume, H'Hen Nie received a huge round of applause from the audience.
Her outfit was listed among the top 4 spectacular National Costumes by Miss Universe 2018’s fanpage.
Following are photos of other contestants in their national costumes: 
20 year old Andrea Toscano, the contestant from Mexico. 
Catriona Gray, the representative from the Philippines, performed a dance in her national costume.
Tamaryn Green, the South African contestant.
Spanish contestant Angela Ponce
The representative from the host nation, Thailand’s Sophida Kanchanarin.
American contestant Sarah Rose Summers appeared is a rose-inspired design.
Sonia Fergina Citra was representing Indonesia.
Malaysian beauty Jane Teoh.
Sthefany Gutiérre from Venezuela, who many observers are tipping as a  potential winner of Miss Universe 2018.