#ConversePHx65MissUniverse Auction for the Benefit of The Positive Action Foundation

We recently covered a media preview of the partnership of Converse and Miss Universe towards an advocacy for the benefit of individuals and their families living with HIV/AIDS, particularly those who have been displaced from their employment due to HIV phenomenon through The Positive Action Foundation.

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Went silly and took turns with the crown and sash with media friends at the preview of the personally customized sneakers by the 19 candidates of the Miss Universe pageant. 

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Miss Philippines candidate, Maxine Medina’s Converse design


From Top to Bottom (clockwise): Ms.Bulgaria’s, Ms. Netherlands’, and Ms. Brazil’s


Ms. Nicaragua’s, Ms. Iceland’s, and Ms. Angola’s


Ms. Paraguay’s, Ms. Mexico, and Ms. Thailand’s
Above are a few of my picks from the bunch of especially designed pairs of Chucks by the gorgeous candidates of Miss Universe. But my favorite is Miss Thailand’s pair! Just check out how intricately designed it is.

The Miss Universe Candidates who participated

  1. Ms. Angola – Luisa Baptista
  2. Ms. Belgium – Stephanie Geldhof
  3. Ms. Belize – Rebecca Rath
  4. Ms. Brazil – Raissa Santana
  5. Ms. Bulgaria – Violina Ancheva
  6. Ms. Cayman Islands – Monyque Brooks
  7. Ms. Costa Rica – Carolina Duran
  8. Ms. Germany – Johanna Acs
  9. Ms. Guatemala – Virginia Argueta
  10. Ms. Iceland – Hildur Maria
  11. Ms. Mexico – Kristal Silva
  12. Ms. Netherlands – Zoey Ivory
  13. Ms. Nicaragua – Marina Jacoby
  14. Ms. Panama – Keity Drenan
  15. Ms. Paraguay – Andrea Melgarejo
  16. Ms. Philippines – Maxine Medina
  17. Ms. Russia – Yuliana Korolkova
  18. Ms. Thailand – Chalita Suansane
  19. Ms. Uruguay – Magdalena Cohendent

Schedule of Exhibit

  • February 3-5: Robinsons Antipolo
  • February 10-12: Robinsons Bulacan and Marquee Pampanga
  • February 17-19: Robinsons Isabela and Robinsons Ilocos Norte
  • February 24-26: Robinsons Tacloban and Robinsons Cebu
  • March 3-5: Gaisano Mall of Davao City and Gaisano Mall of Digos
  • March 10-12: Gaisano Mall of Tagum and Gaisano Mall of Toril
  • March 17-19: Gaisano Mall of General Santos

Join the Auction

Get a chance to bring home your own personalized Chucks designed by a Miss Universe candidate through a silent bid auction. Bidders may submit their bids, names and contact details via the Converse Facebook page and through the information officer at the exhibit venue. Bid starts at $50 USD for all pairs.


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