Here Are 25 Of The Best Costumes From The 2015 Miss Universe Pageant

Last night, I watched 80 women compete for the ultimate title of Miss Universe.

At the end of the competition, Miss Philippines won everyone's heart and stole the dazzling diamond crown from runner-up Miss Colombia. Literally.

But before making us all insanely jealous of their bikini bods and breathtaking evening gowns, the contestants really took our breaths away by dressing up and flaunting their national costumes.

These gorgeous gals strutted their stuff in all sorts of over-the-top ensembles ranging from coral-reef couture from the Caribbean and eagle ensembles from the USA to gold gowns from Germany and phenomenal feather-clad fashions from many Latin American countries.

Aside from lots of glitter, sequins and feathers, each contestant's costume incorporated elements from her home country into her design, and I have to say while all of these costumes were beautiful, some were definitely... interesting, to say the least.

If you missed the pageant last night, don't worry. I picked out some of my favorite looks from the night, and these lovely ladies will seriously inspire you to step up your costume game on Halloween next year.

Take a look at the pictures below to see some of the best costumes from the Miss Universe 2015 pageant.

Miss Curaçao

Miss Universe Curacao 2015 National Costume pic.twitter.com/mGm0SmKzAH — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss USA

Miss Finland

Miss Universe Finland 2015 National Costume pic.twitter.com/33xfGtmCZX — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Philippines

Miss Hungary

Miss Universe Hungary 2015 National Costume pic.twitter.com/jxLKLGfwDo — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Indonesia

Miss Russia

Miss Universe Russia 2015 National Costume pic.twitter.com/q6H7UmsmYi — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Denmark

Miss Singapore

Miss Universe Singapore 2015 National Costume pic.twitter.com/GaZeot9ZgZ — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Dominican Republic

Miss Malaysia

Miss Malaysia for the Miss Universe 2015 National Costumes segment. Apparently the dress was inspired by bunga emas. pic.twitter.com/zdjcJHzF3Q — Haaziq Zahar (@haaziq_mz) December 19, 2015

Miss Argentina

Miss Universe Argentina 2015 @CLAUDIAMUA2015 National Costume pic.twitter.com/GdFuE7bxnB — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Nicaragua

Miss Universe Nicaragua 2015 @DanielaTorresNi National Costume pic.twitter.com/KdhdShblNf — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss China

Miss Australia

Miss Universe Australia 2015 @Monika_Rad National Costume pic.twitter.com/4pVAo7wZF7 — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Panama

Miss Puerto Rico

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2015 @catauniverse @MUPRoficial National Costume pic.twitter.com/UEeeySubeo — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Thailand

Miss Mexico

Miss Universe Mexico 2015 @Wendyesprza @OficialNBMexico National Costume pic.twitter.com/07E4r2m9HN — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Guyana

Miss Belgium

Miss Universe Belgium 2015 @AnneliesToros National Costume pic.twitter.com/UqXoqzHt3S — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss India

Miss Germany

Miss Universe Germany 2015 National Costume pic.twitter.com/eUqVOQmMdK — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015

Miss Haiti

Miss Cayman Islands

Miss Universe Cayman Islands 2015 National Costume pic.twitter.com/tarFcAmIf1 — UnivParadeOfBeauties (@UPofBeauties) December 20, 2015