Cape Town - 26-year-old Bloemfontein born, Margo Fargo has been selected to represent South Africa at the Miss Earth 2018 international competition in Manila (Phillippines) on Wednesday.
Margo graduated with her Honours in BSC Consumer Sciences in Sustainability at the University of the Free State. Margo took part in the Miss Earth South Africa leadership programme in 2014 and has been an incredible ambassador, for the Free State and for the programme over the past five years.
Executive Director of the Miss Earth programme Catherine Constantinides said: "Having a heart for sustainable change and challenging the status quo, Margo has been living her passion and constantly pursuing an impactful change in beauty and in leadership."
Margo has taken part in the Miss Free State, Miss Mamelodi Sundown's and the Miss SA pageant.
"Having grown up in a developing community, with difficult circumstances, my life is a true testimony of what one can achieve with the correct mindset and always challenging yourself to become a better version of yourself," said Margo.
Margo will be competing in a national costume, designed and made by, award winning Sonwabile Ndamase, of Vukani Fashions.
Margo's evening wear has been designed by internationally acclaimed South African Couture designer, Casper Bosman, showcasing strongly individual driven looks in a collection that is dominated by bold, powerful design and luxuriant fabrics.