Who: Miss Universe Leila Lopes
What: Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011 walks onto the stage during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 19, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Dress: Leila is wearing a custom made canary yellow gown with black accents by Liberian born designer and ‘Project Runway’ season 5 first runner-up Korto Momolu.
It was a collaboration between designer and client, the dress “ represents Korto’s and Leila’s proud African heritage of Liberia and Angola. Korto Said, “I am honored to have one of my custom pieces showcased and to share a bit of my roots and personality with a global audience. Yellow has always been my happy color, and the choice of flowing materials was important to show movement and youthfulness. Both Leila and I claim the color yellow as a favorite.”
Leila have worn several pieces from Korto Momolu during her reign.
Leila looks gorgeous and so is the dress.