At 22, Jane Dipika Garrett made Miss Universe history as its first plus-sized model, challenging conventional beauty norms.
In the Miss Universe 2023 swimsuit round, Erica Robin of Pakistan stunned in a kaftan, or Burkini, elegantly balancing modesty with modern design.
Michelle Cohn and Camila Avella, the first married mothers in Miss Universe, redefined the pageant image, celebrating diverse womanhood.
Angela Ponce, the first trans woman in Miss Universe since the 2012 ban lift, made history by winning Miss Spain and gracing the global stage.
Sushmita Sen, at 19, broke barriers as India’s first Miss Universe. Her empathetic final-round response and stylish presence made her a global icon.