The Wings of Miss Universe Ukraine Were Sold for $10.000

by Olha Povaliaieva
Sunday, January 29, 2023
The Wings of Miss Universe Ukraine Were Sold for $10.000

Mechised costume was sold in New York to help the Ukrainian army

A representative of Ukraine in Miss Universe 2022 could not win the competition but can help the Ukrainian army defeat the enemy. After the completion of the beauty pageant, Ukrainian put the most amazing part of her costume at auction in New York. The wings of the Archangel Michael, which opened behind the shoulders of the woman during one of the stages of the competition, conquered almost everyone. They were sold for $10.500. The Ukrainian model does not plan to keep the money. The entire amount is transferred to the armed forces of Ukraine.

"These funds will go to Kind Deeds prostheses and rehabilitation of our military. Very glad that these wings will help facilitate our defenders' lives," says Apanasenko.

The wings were part of the national costume Warrior of Light. It was created for 4 months and even at the time when the country turned off the light. The Ukrainian dress symbolizes the armour, and the wings protect and power to keep the light in themselves. The symbolic wings have feathers decorated with various mirror ornaments.

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