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NOW is the turn of Miss World Philippines 2018 Katarina Rodriguez to conquer the world.
The Miss World Philippines organization confirmed in an Instagram post that Rodriguez left the country yesterday for Miss World 2018 in Sanya, China.
“Off she goes! Miss World Philippines @katarinarodri checks-in for her flight to Sanya, China via Guangzhou to clinch the country’s second blue crown. We are all behind you Katarina,” the post reads.
Rodriguez is the second Miss World Philippines 2018 winner to compete in an international stage after Alyssa Muhlach Alvarez who joined Reina Hispanoameri- cana 2018 last week in Bolivia.
Miss World 2013 Megan Young who brought home the first blue crown for the Philippines wished Rodriguez good luck.
Young reposted Miss World Philippines’ photo on her Instagram story.
“Good luck @katarinarodri. You’ve got this,” she said.
Rodriguez replied to Young in another Instagram story.
“Ahhh thank you, Megan! I’m so kilig,” she said.
Through a series of Instagram stories, Rodriguez updated her fans and followers during her departure.
Some of the photos she shared showed her seven pieces of luggage.
Another photo was of her arrival in Guangzhou and thanking an airline staff for carrying her luggage.
“Thank you to Bonnie here at the airport in Guangzhou for being so kind and helping m e ,” s h e c a p t i o n e d t h e photo.
M i s s Wo r l d 2 0 1 8 is Rodriguez’s second international pageant.
In 2017, she joined the Miss Intercontinental pageant held in Egypt where she finished first runner-up. OH Joy! Make Your Own Havaianas is here! Departing from its usual summer schedule, the biggest flip-flop customization event is happening just in time for the most wonderful season of all.
This year, Havaianas is bringing only good vibes amidst crazy times. The brand will take you to a place where positivity reigns. In this wilderness, leave all your troubles behind. Happiness abounds with hundreds of options to customize your own pair. Finish your unique sole and strap combination with a variety of pins that will make you smile. A slice of pizza, a palm tree, a smiley face, and the commemorative rainbow pin—where part of the proceeds goes to Save the Children—a non-profit organization that provides relief and support to children in developing countries, are just some of the prize picks for 2018.
This year’s commemorative sole features a re-imagined version of the camo pattern with banana leaves against a deep blue background. Fun and dramatic all in one! This event also debuts a commemorative slim strap. Covered in the same print as the sole, it can be matched with a multitude of colors for an eclectic chic look.
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