Miss Universe national dress: from risqué and revealing to just plain ridiculous

By Kirstin Buick
23 January 2015

No, these pictures are not from some sort of Hunger Games ceremony – these are the gowns designed to depict each Miss Universe contestants home countries, debuted at the pageant's National Costume show at Florida International University in Miami last night

No, these pictures are not from some sort of Hunger Games ceremony -- these are the gowns designed to depict each Miss Universe contestants home countries, debuted at the pageant's National Costume show at Florida International University in Miami.

Thankfully, Miss SA Ziphozakhe Zokufa's gown designed by Gregg Maragelis and student alumni from the Cape Town College of Fashion Design (CTCFD), was gorgeous!

 

From a Buckingham Palace Queen's Guard-inspired get-up to spear-wielding Sojutsu warriors, here are some of the, er, most interesting...

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