My top 10 favorite contestants (in alphabetical order) for the 2013 Miss Universe pageant were;

  1. Miss Azerbaijan
  2. Miss Belgium
  3. Miss Colombia
  4. Miss Croatia
  5. Miss Hungary
  6. Miss Mexico
  7. Miss Norway
  8. Miss Peru
  9. Miss Philippines
  10. Miss Slovenia
  11. Miss Spain

That said, I believe the following 12 photos are proof enough why Ariella Arida, Miss Philippines, should have won The 2013 Miss Universe contest.

Ariella Arida Miss Universe Philippines

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Ariella Arida Miss Universe Philippines 2013

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Ariella-Arida-Miss-Universe-Philippines-2013-Mercedez-Benz-TV-Ad_1

Ariella-Arida-Miss-Universe-Philippines-2013-Mercedez-Benz-TV-Ad_2

Ariella-Arida-Miss-Universe-Philippines-2013-swimsuit_1

Ariella-Arida-Miss-Universe-Philippines-2013-swimsuit_2

Ariella-Arida-Miss-Universe-Philippines-2013-Veneta-Krasteva-Miss-Universe-Bulgaria-2013

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And the first runner up should have been; Nina Durdevic Miss Slovenia.

Nina-Durdevic-Miss-Universe-Slovenia-2013

Who was your favorite?