Russia's costume is handmade by a respected Russian fashion designer whom the candidate worked with when she was a model
Serbia wearing a traditional Serbian outfit
Lots of white tonight. Lots of colorful, sparkly costumes, too.
Singapore wears a mix of traditional Chinese, Indian and Malaysian symbols, since Singapore is a multi-cultural country
Slovak Republic's costume is a beautiful ballgown
South Africa looks like a goddess-slash-superhero
Spain wears a sexy flamenco costume
Sri Lanka's costume is beautiful. It symbolizes the festival of lights, Diwali.
St. Lucia's costume reminds me of a Harry Belafonte song!
Sexy utilitarian bodysuit on Switzerland
Tanzania, one of my favorites on the pageant, is wearing a costume that represents her country's natural resources.
Thailand's costume inspired by a Thai temple. Beautiful headpiece.
Trinidad and Tobago wearing her version of a butterfly. Very carnivale. Took 5 suitcases to ship this costume.
Turkey's costume is very Bohemian, hippie-chic.
Ukraine wears a feathered winter hat, similar to what Russia was wearing. The difference: Ukraine is wearing her version of a men's outfit.
Feathers again for Uruguay in white and blue, her country's colors.
USA wearing an elaborate Statue of Liberty costume. Far cry from her conservative ballgown at the Preliminary Competition.
Venezuela's costume made of real chocolate. She's a top contender in the pageant.
Final national costume is Vietnam. Traditional costume made from silk.
Hashtags to remember: #MissUniverse for your messages to your favorite candidate and #AskMissUniverse for your final question suggestions.
The Miss Universe National Costume Show is now finished. Thank you for watching our live stream and our live blog.
See you guys on pageant night: December 19 in Las Vegas (December 20 in Manila). This is Kai Magsanoc, Rappler, signing out.