Ana Monica Tan representing Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental won the gold medal in the just concluded Miss Philippines Earth 2019 Cultural Attire Competition held at the Event Center of SM City Muntinlupa where she wore a kuyamis inspired attire designed by Paul Medina, a student of Liceo de Cagayan University.
She is shown below (center) together with Maria Fe Loayon of San Remigio, Cebu (right) who bagged the silver and Iloilo City’s Anna Thea Belleza Cenarosa (left) who took the bronze.
Ana proudly wearing Medina’s design. Did you notice the coconut (kuyamis) on her head?
Browse over photos below courtesy of Paul Medina on how the kuyamis inspired attire came to be.
Watch the competition below.