Miss Seychelles … Another World 2012-Pageant graced by Italian stylist’s ‘haute couture’


Miss Seychelles .. Another World 2012 Sherlyn Furneau sporting Mr Miglionico’s creation

Sensuality, passion and authenticity punctuated by style and elegance were the ingredients that characterised the May 26 beauty contest organised by the Seychelles Tourism Board, under the leadership of chief executive Elsia Grancourt, and promoted by the tourism ambassador in Italy Dorothy Furneau.
This year’s winner of the pageant, 20-year-old Sherlyn Furneau, was crowned on that night by Seychelles’ First Lady Natalie Michel.

A few days’ later, the beauty queen and all the other award winners received their prizes during a special ceremony held in the gardens of the colonial house at La Plaine Saint André, Au Cap. On this occasion, the contestants showcased haute couture evening dresses designed by Mr Miglionico.
It is also to be noted that all the clothes (besides evening dresses) that the contestants paraded in on the evening of the pageant were Mr Miglionico’s creations.

The stylist, who was welcomed during his stay by the Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St Ange and by the principal secretary for Presidential Affairs Lise Bastienne, has thanked everybody for the invitation and the warm welcome received during the event.

“I couldn’t miss this event. The Seychelles archipelago is really a pearl and it is the perfect location for fashion events thanks to its wonderful sites and exotic beauties. I think that these events shouldn’t be only glamour, red carpet or runway but also an occasion to convey projects of promotion of the country and its culture. The Seychelles are the perfect union between fashion and natural beauties,” said Mr Miglionico.

Miss Furneau with Italian stylist Michele Miglionico

The stylist has invited Miss Seychelles … Another World 2012 Sherlyn Furneau to Rome, saying: “She has charisma, she is sweet-tempered and she has the desire to learn. She doesn’t have the aggressive character that is common among famous models. I hope I can give a positive contribution to her career and to the promotion of her image. I will be glad to have Miss Seychelles … Another World 2012 in Rome to do a photo shoot to be presented to the press during the Italian fashion week “Alta Moda” that will show the natural elegance and beauty of Seychellois women and their ethno-chic mood. The melting pot of cultures that formed the population of this archipelago has produced, especially among the young generation, exotic ancestry with women of such a beauty and vitality that can embellish any runway.”

Some of the contestants showcasing evening dresses designed by Italian stylist Michele Miglionico

Miss Furneau will represent Seychelles in prestigious events around the world and will also take part in the Miss World beauty pageant on August 18, 2012 in Ordos – Mongolia (China) and her image will be looked after by Mr Miglionico.