The Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show took place in Las Vegas. The 89 Miss Universe Contestants will compete for the Diamond Nexus Crown on December 19. — Photos by Agencies

Miss Spain 2012 Andrea Huisgen performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Spain 2012 Andrea Huisgen performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Israel 2012 Lina Makhuli performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Israel 2012 Lina Makhuli performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Mexico 2012 Karina Gonzalez performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Mexico 2012 Karina Gonzalez performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Nicaragua 2012 Farah Eslaquit performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Nicaragua 2012 Farah Eslaquit performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Costa Rica 2012 Nazareth Cascante performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Costa Rica 2012 Nazareth Cascante performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Panama 2012 Stephanie Vander Werf performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Panama 2012 Stephanie Vander Werf performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Uruguay 2012 Camila Vezzoso performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Uruguay 2012 Camila Vezzoso performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Canada Adwoa Yamoah performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Canada Adwoa Yamoah performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Thailand 2012 Nutpimon Farida Waller performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Thailand 2012 Nutpimon Farida Waller performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Albania Adrola Dushi performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Albania Adrola Dushi performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Vietnam 2012 Diem Huong Luu performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Vietnam 2012 Diem Huong Luu performs at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. ? AFP Photo
Miss Argentina Camilla Solorzano performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Argentina Camilla Solorzano performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Australia Renae Ayris performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Australia Renae Ayris performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Sri Lanka Sabrina Herft performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Sri Lanka Sabrina Herft performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss China Ji Dan Xu performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss China Ji Dan Xu performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Great Britain Holly Hale performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Great Britain Holly Hale performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Germany Alicia Endemann performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Germany Alicia Endemann performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Brazil Gabriela Markus performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Brazil Gabriela Markus performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss France Marie Payet performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss France Marie Payet performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss India Shilpa Singh performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss India Shilpa Singh performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Italy Grazia Pinto performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Italy Grazia Pinto performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Indonesia Maria Selena performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Indonesia Maria Selena performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Japan Ayako Hara performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Japan Ayako Hara performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Greece Vasiliki Tsirogianni performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Greece Vasiliki Tsirogianni performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Jamaica Chantal Zaky performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Jamaica Chantal Zaky performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Lebanon Rina Chibany performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Lebanon Rina Chibany performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Malaysia Kimberley Leggett performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Malaysia Kimberley Leggett performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss New Zealand Talia Bennett performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss New Zealand Talia Bennett performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Ecuador Carolina Andrea Aguirre Perez performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Ecuador Carolina Andrea Aguirre Perez performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Czech Republic Tereza Chlebovska performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Czech Republic Tereza Chlebovska performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Croatia Elizabeta Burg performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Miss Croatia Elizabeta Burg performs onstage at the 2012 Miss Universe National Costume Show at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada December 14, 2012. ? Reuters Photo

Comments (4) Closed




aku
Dec 19, 2012 06:50am
Stunning, brilliant work!
LaksmiDewi
Dec 18, 2012 09:12am
using peacock feathers?? whether it is the beauty and true beauty? I thought it was not appropriate
semilladedios
Dec 20, 2012 01:48am
love this one
Cyrus Howell
Dec 17, 2012 08:47pm
Miss Universe is stepping it up to the next level. Always a great show.