The search for the country’s next representative for the Miss World pageant is now in full gear!
In these last few weeks, the 40 Miss World Philippines finalists have been busy attending various events and rehearsals prior to the pageant’s coronation night on October 7 at the SM MOA Arena. And recently, they just finished every man's favorite part of the contest, the pre-pageant bikini photoshoot.
Shot in the beautiful island of El Nido, Palawan, the candidates confidently posed for the cameras while wearing their swimwear by BENCH/Body. Judging by the photos, we can say that this year's candidates are more than ready for the competition. Get to know them below:
#1 Erica Larkins
This baby-faced stunner is definitely a head-turner.
#2 Jigg Kirsty Ang
Her expressive, doe eyes speak volumes.
2015’s Miss Campus Role Model Philippines hips ain’t lying!
“I used to be really shy back in my early years,” Inna said in an FB post. Well, we’re honestly happy that you’re coming out of your shell now, Inna!
#5 Kim De Guzman
Former PBB housemate and Miss Philippines Earth-Air 2017 looks like she is ready to conquer the world!
#6 Danica Reynes
Trivia: this 22-year old is not just a beauty queen—she’s also a singer, hip-hop dancer, and a theatre and film actress!
#7 Angeline Santos
That sweet smile of hers just leaves us breathless.
#8 Pauline Deveraturda
This La Consolacion University Cum Laude is looking fierce and fine!
From Miss Asian California to Miss World? Now that’s something we want to see!
#10 Paulina Labayo
According to this newbie, her “innocence” in pageantry keeps her charged and excited all the time.
#11 Pearl Hung
Now we know why Pearl’s a crowd favorite—she always looks stunning and glowing!
#12 Neesha Murjani
Singer Karencitta’s right—we really do need a Cebuana!
#13 Mich Oliva
Davao’s pride is definitely
#14 Monique Cuyugan Tuzon
Looks familiar? You might have seen her on TV before because Monique’s a sports reporter for SOLAR Entertainment!
#15 Maisa Llanes
That hair flip makes us go weak in the knees.
#16 Maureen Montagne
Maureen is Miss World USA 2017’s
Divine looks oh so divine just like her name, right?
#18 KJ Cudiamat
This stunner from Antipolo is always camera-ready!
#19 Jerelleen Alix Rodriguez
Did you know that this UP Diliman alumna placed sixth in the 2013 CPA Board exams? Now that’s beauty and brains!
This senior BS Tourism Management student from JBLFMU-Molo is Iloilo City’s pride.
The Mercator Model looking like a top model!
Elaiza Dee Alzona
From Zambales to the World!
#23 Marianne Marquez
Here's another supermodel hoping to win a crown. Marianne, or popularly known as Maan, is a member of the Professional Models Association of the Philippines (PMAP).
#24 Eiffel Rosalita
“There are a million fish in the sea, but I'm a mermaid,” Eiffel said—and yep, with her mesmerizing look, we do agree.
#25 Crystal Velasco Freedman
Make the Filipino Community of Los Angeles proud, Crystal!
Don’t forget to support the reigning Miss Cordillera (CAR) by using these hashtags: #IgorotaQueen #WorldClassIgorota.
#27 Katarina Rodriguez
This one needs no introduction. Best of luck, Kat!
#28 Abby Dizor
Valenzuelanos are rooting for this one (BRB, looking for a place
#29 MJ Boniao
Her smile is infectious!
#30 Rose Marie Murphy
This half Filipino/half American exudes sex appeal.
#31 Cleopatra Jones
We can't keep our eyes off that tattoo.
#32 Kylah Sanchez
Tanned and toned like a true Pinay beauty queen!
#33 Alyssa Muhlach Alvarez
We’re sure that her aunt, Charlene Gonzalez-Muhlach, is proud of this one.
#MundoForMagno is a witty hashtag TBH.
#35 Kimi Mugford
Kimi’s such a cutie!
#36 Crissia Del Atienza
The crown’s the only thing missing in this picture.
#37 Gianna Llanes
Here’s Myx VJ Gianna serving some looks!
#38 Katrina Zayas Acaylar
Legs for days!
#39 Chanel Morales
The TV5 Artista Academy alumna and now Kapamilya actress is ready for this new challenge.
#40 Tammy Caballero
Last but not the least, Tammy's lookin’ like competition for the others!