Nicole Cordoves Looks We Love

By Queencee Colleen Quitalig 13 May, 2017
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With her natural charm and intelligence, she captured the hearts of the Chinoy community way back in 2014 and won the Miss Chinatown crown. Two years later, she found herself on a wider stage with her fellow binibinis in Bb. Pilipinas 2016; this time, earning the blessing to represent the country to Miss Grand International. She, then, got the world's attention when she expressed an opinion the audience may have never expected from her―only proving that she truly is the "bravest and boldest Binibini" of her time. Because of this confidence to stand by her principles, Nicole Cordoves was called Miss Grand International 1st runner-up.

Now, as her reign ended, she keeps on making strides in everything she does; and, of course, making sure that she looks beautiful while she's at it. Even after her final walk, Nicole treats the whole world as her stage.

In honor of that, here are 10 of her looks that convince us that she's truly a beauty queen worth watching.


Is it just us, or does she really look like a real-life Barbie doll here?

 

Yes, that's exactly how you slay it in the international stage. You go, queen!

 

Appreciating art looking all chic and preppy:

 

She looks as regal as the woman in the painting, doesn't she?

Visiting @cherryveric be like..

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Our favorite. She totally lit up the old street in this dreamy gown.

 

Geeky look for a geeky queen:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSTZHiegqcZ/ 

 

 

She's doing the summer style right! Bikini top plus culottes? YES!

I hope you find your heaven on earth. #AmazingThailand Click on the photo to see where you can get my OOTD + blings ☺️

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We can almost hear the angels singing. We're sure you'll agree, she's so delicate and divine in this gown!

 

Fresh and effortless:

 

And of course. You can never go wrong with a little black... uh, romper?

But more than anything, have fun... while you're conquering the world. #missgrandinternational

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