Miss Universe Philippines Michelle Dee paid homage to her role as an Air Force reservist through her airplane-like wings.
Miss Universe Brazil Maria Brechane costume sought to highlight that the species is under threat.
Miss Universe Great Britain Jessica Page's national costume was all about the English language — the Oxford English Dictionary.
Miss Universe El Salvador Isabella García-Manzo's gown lit up dramatically to represent an eruption of hot lava.
Miss Universe Iceland Lilja Síf Pétursdóttir paid tribute to the midnight sun phenomenon.
Miss Universe USA Noelia Voigt's costume represented America's iconic Statue of Liberty.
Miss Universe Spain Athenea Pérez's dress featured dramatic ruffled cuffs and a long train, was inspired by carnations.
Miss Universe Costa Rica Lisbeth Valverde Brenes highlighted her country's "rich marine spaces" and lush beaches.
Miss Universe India Miss Universe 2023: India's Shweta Sharda stunned as 'armoured goddess' in National Costume Show.
Miss Universe Thailand Anntonia Porsild represented her country with a unique dress at the 2023 National Costume Competition.