Miss Thailand's tuk-tuk voted Best National Costume at Miss Universe pageant

Miss Thailand Aniporn Chalermburanawong's costume was voted the Best National Costume at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant on Monday morning (Singapore time). 

This year's winner was decided by public votes which were cast on the Miss Universe's website.

While it is unknown how many votes Miss Thailand's got, the costume is certainly a shining example of costume making.




The 21-year-old's tuk-tuk inspired costumed was chosen via a national contest, reported Bangkok Post.

There were 356 entries and the tuk-tuk, the iconic motorised rickshaw common in Thailand, was chosen to represent Thailand.

Here's what Miss Thailand looks like when she's not wearing a rickshaw:


Thailand was not the only Southeast Asian country that went home a winner after this year's pageant.

After a slight mix-up, Miss Philippines was crowned the 2015 Miss Universe.

Here's a recap of what some of the other contestants wore for the National Costume Showcase:





Click here for more national costumes from Miss Universe 2015!

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