Best Evening Gowns of Miss Universe through the decade

13 Feb 2020 | Camilla Suarez

Miss Universe has been prominently known as the most prestigious beauty pageant in the world, established in 1952, celebrates the strength of womanhood and annually crowns the woman who is not only beautiful but also elegant and strong enough to help the society.

Every year, young and talented women from the remotest countries strive to be crowned as ‘Miss Universe’. The journey to the crown requires rigorous training and consists of a series of competitions. Among all the other competitions, the most awaited and thrilling is the ‘Evening Gown Competition’. Over the past decade (2010 – 2019), the Miss Universe runway and the audience has witnessed gorgeous beauties carrying breathtaking and unique evening gowns.

Let’s take a look at the Top 15 Evening gowns of the decade from 2010 till now -

Nicole Flint

Nicole Flint represented South Africa in Miss Universe 2010. Her choice for competing in a navy-blue colored gown was excellent. The color absolutely matched her skin tone and efficiently revealed her personality. Undeniably, the simple but artistic embroidery of the white beads made the gown look even more elegant.


Best Evening Gowns of Miss Universe through the decade


Olivia Culpo

‘Cinderella in red’ - this is what comes to our mind when we see Olivia Culpo donning this magnificent maroon colored Cinderella style gown. Olivia broke the molds of the typical pageant evening gown by choosing her outfit from Georges Hobeika's fall 2012 couture collection. Olivia Culpo won the title of Miss Universe 2012 held at Nevada, United States.


Olivia Culpo Miss Universe 2012


H’Hen Nie

H’Hen Nie was the representative of Vietnam in Miss Universe 2018. This beauty from Vietnam competed in a silver colored shimmery gown that made the audience go head over heels for her. The look is popular among many Hollywood stars and was one of the best evening looks.


HHen Nie Miss Universe Vietnam 2018


Maria Poonlertlarp

Maria Poonlertlarp, representative of Thailand in Miss Universe 2017, wore this outstanding belted black-blue colored evening gown. The drape behind the gown multiplies its beauty a hundred times. Maria Poonlertlap though didn’t win the title but definitely won the audience’s hearts by carrying such a beautiful attire.


Maria Poonlertlarp Miss Universe Thailand 2017


Zozibini Tunzi

Zonzibini Tunzi took home the crown of Miss Universe 2019. She carried a magnificent, unusual and immensely attractive golden colored evening gown that snatched the audience’s sight throughout the show. Her gown was custom-designed by Biji La Maison and was an absolute showstopper.


Zozibini Tunzi Miss Universe 2019


Pia Wurtzbach

Pia Wurtzbach, winner of Miss Universe 2015, slayed in a Royal blue colored gown. The gown added on to her natural beauty and made us love the way it complemented her body. This shining blue attire truly represents her as the oceanic goddess.


Pia Wurtzbach Miss Universe 2015


Catriona Gray

Who doesn’t know about Catriona Gray’s lava red dress? The dress was a showstopper and took the eyes of the popular Hollywood stars. Catriona Gray, winner of Miss Universe 2018, slayed in it. The mesmerizing evening gown was designed by famous Filipino Fashion Designer Mark Tumang and was named as Mayon Gown.


Catriona Gray Miss Universe 2018


Sofía Aragón

Sofia Aragon was the representative of Mexico at Miss Universe 2019. Her dark red colored evening gown is the dream outfit for almost all the girls now. She donned this mesmerizing gown at the competition and stole everyone’s heart. Her splendid performance at the competition made the audience go gaga over her dress and even surprised the judges.


Sofía Aragón Miss Universe Mexico 2019


Janine Tugonon

Philippines has always demonstrated their fashion sense by selecting outstanding evening gowns in the pageants. Janine Tugonon, filipino representative in Miss Universe 2012, donned this simple but beautiful attire in the competition. The way this gown adorned her body and skin tone is impeccable.


Janine Tugonon Miss Universe Philippines 2012


Kara Deidra McCullough

Kara McCullough represented USA in Miss Universe 2017. She wore an elegant bronze dress which stole the hearts of everyone who witnessed the show. The dress flawlessly goes with her skin tone and effectively complements her body and hair.


Kara McCullough Miss Universe USA  2017


Gabriella Markus

The exquisite evening gown was an absolute hit and looked gorgeous on Gabriela Markus, representative of Brazil in Miss Universe 2012. The little slit on the gown shows enough skin that looks attractive and classy. The dress matched perfectly with her skin tone and hair.


Gabriella Markus Miss Universe Brazil 2012


Marta Stepien

Marta Stepien represented Canada in Miss Universe 2018. This Canadian beauty donned breathtaking dress that manifested her as a goddess from Greece. The big floral drape in her dress looked stunning, elegant and elevated her beauty infinitely. She looked absolutely regal in this beautiful evening gown.


Marta Stepien Miss Universe Canada 2018


Paweensuda Drouin

Thailand may not have won the title in 2019 but it surely won the audience’s hearts. Paweensuda Drouin represented Thailand in Miss Universe 2019. The exuberant glazing red evening gown with glitter embroidery is definitely a masterpiece. The high slit in the gown makes it look even more attractive and desirable.


Paweensuda Drouin Miss Universe Thailand 2019


Kristal Silva Davila

Kristal Silva wore this outstanding glittery silver colored gown while representing Mexico in Miss Universe 2016. The evening gown is perfectly designed with high slit. Not only the fitting of the gown is praiseworthy but also state-of-the-art glass embroidery done precisely.


Kristal Silva Davila Miss Universe mexico 2016


Lauren Howe

Canada never disappoints the audience when it comes to the selection of evening gown. Lauren Howe represented Canada in Miss Universe 2017 and carried this exuberant evening gown with drape to add tons to her beauty. The color-combination of the gown is mesmerizing and truly incredible.


Lauren Howe Miss Universe Canada 2017