International designer and television host Charlie Lapson will be among the judges this Saturday at the annual Miss Cayman Universe pageant at The Ritz-Carlton resort.

This year’s six contestants are Mahalia Seymour, Samantha Dixon, Mariah Tibbetts, Aleka Beckford, Francine Wright and Kadejah Bodden.

The theme for this year’s pageant is ‘A Magical Affair’.

Lapson, known for his collections of jewellery, fashion and lifestyle products, has been described by Entertainment Tonight as “the designer for the new millennium” and TIME Magazine referred to him as “One of the hippest designers in Los Angeles”.

Tickets for the pageant are $75 and include a welcome drink and canapes. Tickets are available at Funky Tang’s and Sand Angels.

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