Rosa Montezuma Miss Universe fantasy costume standout 

Rosa Montezuma's fantasy costume intertwines two legends

Rosa Iveth Montezuma, Panama’s representative in the Miss Universe contest wore a costume inspired by the legend of Zaratí, in the National Costume competition of the event on Monday in Thailand and broadcast on the website of the organization.

“Zaratí, the rebirth of 2 legends” was made by Abdul Habid Juliao.

In the competition, also known as fantasy costumes, the candidates wore designs based on some legend, tradition, or elements of nature, fauna or flora of their country.

Among the most colorful this year were Brazil, El Salvador, Ecuador, and Japan, whose representative, Yuumi Kato, appeared dressed as Sailor Moon reports La Prensa.