WATCH: Meet the Designer Behind Miss Universe's Fabulous Fashions!

Ximena Navarette

Did you know an Ecuadorian designer is behind some of the most beautiful dresses you have seen Miss Universe wear, including Mexican Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete? Gabriel Cadenas came to New York in 2009 and never looked back. Here, she talks to Fashion Editor Verky Arcos about her rise to fame and her latest Spring 2012 collection.

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