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Miss Grand Panama 2016 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?

Selena Santamaria, Miss Grand Panama 2016
Selena Santamaria, Miss Grand Panama 2016. Photo courtesy of Miss Grand International.

Miss Grand Panama 2016 Evening Gown

Selena Santamaria represented Panama at Miss Grand International 2016 in this breathtaking nude illusion mesh evening gown!

Interested in seeing more stunning evening gowns from Miss Grand International 2016? (Read: Top 5 Evening Gowns At Miss Grand International 2016)

The Color

I love the simplicity of the nude color of this gown. It makes the overall look emanate a sense of freshness and elegance.

This color doesn’t necessarily have a “pop,” but the more understated color palette allows Selena’s complexion and lustrous hair to really shine

The Silhouette

Selena’s evening gown features a unique column silhouette, a sweetheart neckline, a crystal waistband seated along her natural waist, and an illusion mesh skirt.

Could this gown be any more stunning? This column silhouette is weighted thanks to full-coverage beading that allows it to fall beautifully over Selena’s curves, adding sex appeal.

A crystal waistband wraps around the smallest part of her waist to flatter her figure even more.

The gown is covered in gorgeous crystals and beading, which makes the gown have that necessary pop for a pageant stage. These gorgeous details throughout the bodice of the gown that trickle downwards throughout the skirt take the look to the next level. The details are placed in just the right positions to keep the gown tasteful.

Want to see another Miss evening gown with nude illusion mesh? (Read: Miss Pennsylvania USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

The Styling

The styling of this look is perfection! I absolutely love Selena’s hair styled in natural soft curls. Because of the bodice of the gown, having Selena’s hair styled down does a great job framing her beautiful face.

She tied her whole look together with matching crystal earrings.

The Verdict

I am in love with this evening gown. It is clear that it is a huge HIT! There isn’t a single thing I would change. Excellent choice, Selena.

Do you agree or disagree with my verdict? Make sure to weigh in by clicking HIT or MISS below!

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