Mrs South Africa, Candice Abrahams, is crowned Mrs World at the 27th Mrs World Pageant held at Dongguan, in China.
Mrs South Africa won the contest over 45 other married women from different countries and ended up on the top two with Mrs Poland just before winning the coveted title. The remaining top 5 were from America, Korea and Canada.
After winning the contest, the new Mrs World said, “What an honour to be able to bring the Mrs World crown home to South Africa. It has always been a dream of mine to win Mrs South Africa and to represent my country on the international stage; to be bringing home the title is just the cherry on top of my achievements over the last year.”
Mrs South Africa in her national costume inspired from the grace of the leopard and the elegance of South Africa’s national bird, The Blue Crane.
The new Mrs World 2016, Candice Abrahams is a businesswoman, entrepreneur and co-owner of Gem Girls Co. She is also a model, fashion blogger, wife to radio-personality Ismail Abrahams and mom to Samia, 10 and Taai, 5 years old.