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He decided to become a chemical engineer instead. Flores accepted and worked alongside his cousin Gio Flores, a fellow pageant fanatic, to coach the woman - who ended up winning.
That incident convinced Flores to change his life. InFlores left his successful career as an engineer and founded KF with Gio. One pageant insider told Coconuts Manila that before the establishment of training camps such as KF, the process of coaching contestants was typically done in a rush, with very little attention to detail or strategy applied.
But, with the arrival of KF and its rival camp Aces and Queens, beauty queens in the Philippines became like athletes: trained methodically, and trained to win. When we teach them the right posture, the right [walk], when you leave [this place], you cannot go back to the way you were.
The most successful non-Filipinos coached by his camp: Miss Earth Nguy?n Phuong Khanh, the first Vietnamese to win a major beauty title, and Miss International Kevin Lilliana Junaedy, the first Indonesian to win one of the big pageants. Training sessions are exhausting, not just for his students, but also for him. Sometimes they last until the wee hours of the morning.
While Flores is happy to be involved in pageants without getting paid for the bulk of it, fashion designer Nat Manilag makes his motivations clear - he dresses up pageant queens as a platform for publicity. Talking to Coconuts in his nondescript atelier in Quezon CityManilag said that by dressing up local queens and posting photos of the designs on Instagram, he was able to build enough commercial interest to mount a fashion show in Guam, where he now has a handful of customers.
He recalls the memory of watching the Miss Universe contest on television, in his hometown in Agusan del Norte, a sparsely populated agricultural province in Mindanao. He remembers the moment distinctly because, in one pre-pageant event, there were contestants who wore the terno - the national costume for women - that were created by Filipino designers.
Manilag came out of college with a business degree because his family felt an arts-related education would be too impractical.
Even after graduation, however, he still felt strongly compelled to pursue a career in fashion, so inhe left Agusan for Manila to try his luck in the industry. Salud advised Manilag to start taking part-time classes at the Fashion Institute of the Philippines. Upon graduating, Manilag returned to Manila and began designing clothes for beauty queens.
One of the most memorable was a glittering red gown he created for Jennifer Hammond, who competed at the Miss Philippines pageant. He still remembers the night of the competition vividly. That red dress remains in his office, right beside his desk - a memento from the night when his childhood promise to himself came true.
Manilag said it remains a client favorite and still serves as an inspiration for many prom dress and wedding gown designs. We ask if Manilag is keen to participate in another pageant.
As beauty pageants continue to be called out as sexist or retrograde in other parts of the world, here in the Philippines, they continue to survive as celebrations of femininity - thanks in part to gay men.
As they watch each contestant step out on stage, what they see in the spotlight is glamor, grace, and the representation of cultural pride that each woman carries confidently on her sky-high stilettos.
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It was a good start for the Philippines in arguably the most prestigious gay pageant in the world. Flores has been supporting Tolentino from the start. Inhe guided Tolentino on his journey to the international stage, ever since the pre-pageant, where about 50 hopefuls join every year to win the title of Mr. Gay World Philippines.
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But even before the international Mr. Gay World and way back before Tolentino was part of it inhe has been considered as a magnate of sorts of pageants for gays and bisexuals in the country. InSoto and Tolentino started a bath house and entertainment lounge business called the Fahrenheit Cafe and Fitness Center, which became an exclusive meeting place and membership club for gay men.
One of the events it hosted was a gay pageant called Mr. It was the first pageant exclusively for gay men in the Philippines, and has now become an annual tradition and one of the longest running gay pageants in the country. This then snowballed into a string of similarly branded specialized pageants for gay men: Miss F Universe, a contest for gay men and bisexuals, and a play on the original Miss Universe; Miss Earth Fahrenheit, which advocates for environmental involvement for gays; and Fahrenheit Look of the Year, which is Mr.
The first two are spin-offs of their pageant namesakes. Today, Tolentino is the national director of the Mr. Gay World Philippines Organization MGWPOwhich handles the overall production of the national pre-pageant before moving onto the international stage, with Soto and Flores being members of the board of directors.
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