Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

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Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:50 pm

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia News: Tailors and seamstresses are toiling away to get the Miss Cambodia national costume finished in time for this year's Miss Universe contest, which will be held on November 16, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The symbolic Khmer costume has taken more than two months to make by hand and costs around $3000. The radiant Ms. Roeun Sinath, 21, is representing Cambodia in this year's pageant.
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Re: Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:49 pm

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The fans are canvassing hard for support for Miss Cambodia in the up-coming Miss Universe, but some say the candidate doesn't look Khmer enough for their taste. What is Khmer (enough) ?
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Re: Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

Post by clutchcargo » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:55 pm

So when are they going to have a 100% khmer girl do these things.. :please:
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Re: Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

Post by finbar » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:46 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:49 pm
but some say the candidate doesn't look Khmer enough for their taste?
She's generically very attractive, but not really smoking, and not that Khmer. No hint of Khmer lips.
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:49 pm
What is Khmer (enough) ?
More mongoloid?
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Re: Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

Post by John Bingham » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:26 pm

finbar wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:46 pm
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:49 pm
but some say the candidate doesn't look Khmer enough for their taste?
She's generically very attractive, but not really smoking, and not that Khmer. No hint of Khmer lips.
I agree, she's beautiful but not really all that stunning or remarkable. She doesn't look at all Khmer, more like the ideal of beauty for many locals though: white-skin, straight nose, and weirdest of all she appears to be wearing blue/gray contacts. :?
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:49 pm
What is Khmer (enough) ?
More mongoloid?
I believe that the mongoloid look comes from far north, Chinese/ Thai/ Vietnamese genes. The true Khmer has round eyes. 8-)
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Re: Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

Post by lidsville » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:38 am

I'm partial to a flat nose. She doesn't look like any Khmer women I've seen/dated. Her eyes are green?
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Re: Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

Post by Kayve » Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:22 am

lidsville wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:38 am
Her eyes are green?
Lens and photoshop do the trick
Don't forget the water buffalo
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Re: Miss Cambodia's National Costume for Miss Universe 2018

Post by Sidewalker » Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:41 pm

Expats and tourist discussing of Miss Cambodia is real Khmer? :facepalm:
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
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