The pride of the Philippines, Mariano Floramata, Jr., who is also know for his stage name Neil Perez, took home the Mr. International 2015 title in the recently conclude pageant.
During the pageant night in South Korea, twenty nine participants competed in national costume, swimwear and formal wear, but Perez was dominant and stood out among the rest of the contestants.
The Representative from Bahamas got the award for Best in National Costume, followed by Indonesia in the second place, while the Philippines took the third place.
The national costume that Perez wore and displayed in the competition was inspired by Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo and it was designed and by Filipino designer Edwin Uy. The black suit that he wore in the formal wear competition was designed and made by Olan Roque.
Before the competition, Perez, who is a member of the Aviation Security Group of the Philippine National Police, said that he's offering the title to his fellow policemen who were killed in the Mamasapano encounter.