The go-to-designer of Binibini 32 Charmaine Elima is Pablo Galicia Mendez. He was the first designer to ever showed support to the 5’7″ lass from Binangonan, Rizal. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that her national costume and evening gown is by the designer.
One of the earliest instances that Charmaine wore designs from the designer was on a shoot from October of last year. This photoshoot was intended to be used for application photos for Binibining Pilipinas 2017. Early on the designer and his muse have bonded and it was just natural that come Binibini season, Charmaine would naturally gravitate towards Pablo.
Photographer: RL Lacanienta
Designer: Pablo Galicia Mendez III
Makeup: Grethel Elima
Hair: Bekbek Vasquez
Styling: Jesson Capuchino