IN PHOTOS: Ecuador crowned Miss Earth 2016
MANILA – In the end, it was Ecuador’s Katherine Espín who came out on top. The 23-year-old model and cosmetologist grabbed her country’s second Miss Earth title Saturday evening in a grand pageant held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
Prior to the competition, there were much talk about the Philippines winning an unprecedented three-peat. Those hopes, however, quickly vanished after Imelda Schweighart failed to make the first cut. Still, judging from the vibrant crowd chanting the names of their favorites, it was an entertaining night overall.
From the swimsuits to all those evening gowns, below are just some of the highlights from this year’s Miss Earth pageant: