In the Philippines, a woman who turns 18 is usually honoured in a tradition called debut.
Known as the coming-of-age celebration, a debut party can be a formal or informal event that usually involves a ceremony wherein a handpicked entourage of 18 roses, 18 treasures, as well as 18 shots honor the debutante.
Filipina celebrities usually throw grand debut parties that always make it to the headlines and spreads of fashion magazines. Their gowns, details of the parties, and celebrity guests become the talk-of-the-town for quite some time. After all, a woman is thought to be at her most beautiful when she turns 18.
We’ve rounded up 22 of the most beautiful Filipina celebrities who celebrated their 18th birthday. Help us decide who’s the most beautiful debutante from our list.
1. Heart Evangelista
2. KC Concepcion
3. Anne Curtis
4. Sarah Geronimo