|with husband Marco Alcaraz|
"The photo shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz had a long cultural and social impact in the U.S.
Many women feel that the rush of celebrities taking pregnant photos has made taking such photos glamorous for pregnant mothers.
As the photos have become more common on magazine covers the business of documenting pregnancies photographically has boomed.CRITICAL ACCLAIM:
"Almost fifteen years after its publication, it was listed as the second best magazine cover of the last forty years by the American Society of Magazine Editors"
|Your Blogger interviews Lara Quigaman|
The 2005 Miss International & 2005 Bb. Pilipinas- INTL titleholder accepted the invitation of Nila Montero, a highly regarded political leader & community figure and now newly- elected town mayor of Panglao, to grace the coronation night of the 2010 Miss Panglao Beauty Pageant
MISS INTERNATIONAL 2005
It was pretty obvious that she wasn't a favorite nor that close to the hearts of the Bb Pilipinas Charities big bosses when she represented the country in the 2005 Miss International Pageant held in Japan
Proof of the matter? She was given mostly hand- me- downs or recycled outfits
She had the last laugh and went home to a heroine's welcome
| Pineapple costume was first
worn by |
Carla Balingit in Miss Universe 2003
| Her evening gown was first
worn by |
Maricar Balagtas in Miss Universe 2004
L-R: 1st RU Dominican Republic & 2nd RU Finland
with disbelief after being |
declared Miss International 2005
LIFE AFTER MISS INTERNATIONAL
|On her way to becoming Mrs. Marco Alcaraz|
Precious unwittingly set a new fashion trend in international pageantry after she wore a polarizing Michael Cinco gown during the 2011 Bb. Pilipinas Pageant.