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Myanmar Wins Best National Costume At Miss Universe 2016

Her puppet-inspired getup is so detailed!

Miss Myanmar Htet Htet Htun was named as the winner of Miss Universe 2016's National Costume segment! During the preliminary competition, Htet wowed the judges with an intricate costume inspired by Burmese traditional puppetry.

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At the live telecast of the coronation night on January 30, Htet explained, “My costume represents princess figures of traditional Burmese puppetry.” She then quipped, “It is too heavy. It weighs approximately 14 kilograms.”

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It’s good to know all that effort paid off!

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