CINDERELLA “CINDY” FAYE OBENITA from Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental wears the mythical giant goldfish-inspired “Belleza del Oro” in the Binibining Pilipinas 2021 National Costume Presentation today. Let us support her by voting her as Best in National Costume.

Belleza del Oro is designed by Odelon Simpao. Here’s a brief background on the design.

Legend has it that Cagayan de Oro is resting on the back of a giant goldfish, with its head right under the Cathedral. This is the mythical inspiration of my national costume, a fitting tribute to the Oro, as a gentle creature. On top of the piece is a crown, a homage to Birhen sa Kota who protected the city from invading Moros.

We call this costume Belleza del Oro, beauty of gold.

photo from Bb Pilipinas
photo by Edzen Espina
photo by Henri Lopez

National Costume | Odelon Simpao
Photo | Henri Lopez
Editing | Artjae Neri
Makeup | Ashley Bantilan
Hair | Rena Cuerbo Alejandrino
Shoes | Mark Anthony Tenchavez of Shandar
Special thanks | Provincial Gov’t of MisOr

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