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WATCH: Meet the Designer Behind Miss Universe's Fabulous Fashions!
By Latina Staff | 09/12/2011 - 13:00

Did you know an Ecuadorian designer is behind some of the most beautiful dresses you have seen Miss Universe wear, including Mexican Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete? Gabriel Cadenas came to New York in 2009 and never looked back. Here, she talks to Fashion Editor Verky Arcos about her rise to fame and her latest Spring 2012 collection.


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WATCH: Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete On Her Reign and Fashion
WATCH: Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete On Her Reign and Fashion
By Verky Arcos | 08/22/2011 - 17:12

Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete tried on Gabriela Cadena gowns recently for her press appearances for Miss Universe 2011 in Sao Paolo, Brazil.  As she tried the outfits, the beautiful mexicana found time to talk to us about her experiences this past year, why she loves the Ecuadorian designer's dresses, and why she doesn’t think Latinas consistently winning beauty pageants is a coincidence.


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