In our time when artists express themselves and their perspectives through their masterpieces, Kirsten Regalado positioned herself not only to do just that but to embark on the art of storytelling through fashion. Welcome and immerse yourself in the narratives she shares through every pattern and every thread.
Kirsten Regalado is an accomplished international fashion designer and President of Miss Worldwide International. She graduated with Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology and is of Filipino-American descent. Kirsten has extensive experience in the beauty pageant industry having dressed Miss Universe delegates in national costumes and evening gowns.
She designed the winning national costume for Miss Iceland in the 2019 Miss Queen Beauty Universe pageant and dressed Miss Universe delegates from Armenia, Australia, Bahamas, Mauritius, Philippines, St Lucia and Iceland. She has also dressed Miss Earth and World America. Her celebrity clientele includes members of the Gucci fashion house, former NFL player Jason Taylor, and Nickelodeon star Lilimar.
Kirsten has received several awards for her leadership and community service efforts, including the "Pagmamahal Award," the highest honor given to a physician's wife by the Auxiliary to the Philippine Medical Society. During her term as President, she and her team won several awards, including a Grand Slam in Community Service, a Leadership Award, and awards for their recycling efforts.
Kirsten is happily married to Dr. Larry Regalado and they have one son, Michael John, who has a degree in Biophysics.
Kirsten Regalado's collection of works reveals her global vision for fashion and remarkable attention to details. More than 1000 titleholders, including Miss Universe candidates, in the past decade wore and experienced Kirsten Regalado's distinctive couture that led them winning their titles.
Most of her designs are inspired by nature - “nature offers amazing colors and swatches” and it often appears in her delicate pieces. Regalado aims to bring happiness to her clients with each of the gowns she designs for them.
She claims that it fulfils her Negrense roots, who are known for always being happy and grateful. Regalado also mentors young student designers to help them prepare for their final exams and fashion shows as her own way of giving back
She also uses non-polluting and sustainable materials to each of her pieces as she advocates green innovation.