Samantha Katie James- Miss Universe Malaysia is all set to turn the stage spicy at the Miss Universe 2017 competition to be held next month in Las Vegas. Malaysian beauty queen will wear a Nasi Lemak Gown walking on the scene that ultimately reflects Malaysian flavor. The gown is designed with inspiration from favorite Malaysian dish- Nasi Lemak!
Samantha Katie James will get draped with the sizzling and favorite dish from Malaysia. This gown features the condiments like leafy damn pisang, steamed coconut milk rice, a dollop of sambal- a spicy chili paste), garnished with cucumber slices, fried anchovies, Ikan Bilis, a half-boiled egg, roasted peanuts and even banana leaves.
The concept of this gown was developed by the Malaysian fashion designer Brian Khoo. His team took around a month to design this exclusive dress. Brian aimed to create something unique as well as iconic for James.
Nasi Lemak is a fabulous dish that is found only in Malaysia and enjoyed by all! Brian took this uniqueness of the food and designed the costume that will be able to depict the uniqueness of Malaysia. This gown was unveiled at Petaling Jaya and James will get displayed at the National Costume category of the international pageant.
With such preparation, National Director of Miss Universe Malaysia Organization, Datin Elaine Daly expects James to give her best and will undoubtedly bring the first Miss Universe title to the country! National Director also expressed if James fails to get the title then even the nation feels proud of her different achievements.
Kiran Jassal, Miss Universe Malaysia 2016, last year had draped an attention-grabbing costume as well! This dress was designed by Fashion Designer Duo Rizman- Ruzaini of Malaysia exclusively for the Miss Universe Pageant. Kiran glided across the runway with a silver jumpsuit with the national icon. This was a replica of Petrons Twin Towers which was featured on her shoulders and sleeves. The duo designers Rizman Nordin and Wan Ruzaini wan Jamil had amazingly embodied futuristic design. Kiran wore this costume along with knee-high boots.
Age and career details
Samantha aged 22 will compete against 41 other international delegates. The 66th edition of International event will be organized in Las Vegas on November 26th. Samantha got established as a model since she was 17 years old. Within her years of career, she lived in the United States, India, Brazil, and Thailand. She has also done several commercials as well as movies Indonesia and China.
Malaysian fashion designer Brian Khoo and National Director of Miss Universe Malaysia Organization Datin Elaine Daly expect Samantha and Nasi Lemak Gown would turn the stage spicy. Nasi Lemak Gown would create a sensation at the event. The concept of designing the gown for the Miss Universe 2017 event inspired from the favorite food of Malaysia is unique and sizzling! Kudos to the Fashion Designer team! The entire country and especially the involved personnel for the event would be eagerly waiting with high expectations!