After a rigorous competition with 88 girls from around the world, Miss Universe 2014 has emerged and it is 22-year-old Paulina Vega, Miss Colombia.
The grand finale of the Miss Universe competition was concluded a few hours ago at the FIU Arena in Miami, Florida.
The top 15 contestants were Miss Philippines, Miss Netherlands, Miss Colombia, Miss Ukraine, Miss Venezuela, Miss Australia, Miss Argentina, Miss Jamaica, Miss USA, Miss France, Miss Indonesia, Miss India, Miss Italy, Miss Brazil and Miss Spain.
Miss Indonesia Elvira Devinamira was the world’s pick for Best National Costume at the 2014 Miss Universe pageant. The gorgeous lady was awarded the honor for her breathtaking costume inspired by a Buddhist temple in her home country!
The top five costumes were Miss Germany, Miss India, Miss Indonesia, Miss Canada and Miss Argentina.
Best National Costume was voted for on Twitter.
Other winners of the night include:
Miss Congeniality Universe – Miss Nigeria
Miss Photogenic Universe – Miss Puerto Rico
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