While Manila Luzon didn't win the lip sync showdown final week week on Drag Race, she has actually secured herself as a high competitor for the crown because the race will get tighter. A spotlight from this previous episode was her high-fashion, quilt-padded costume runway look, that match excellently with the “curves and swerves” theme. But the queen took to Instagram to disclose this wasn't her first choice, and that she meant to put on a menstruation-inspired costume for the runway theme.
Manila's authentic costume was a crimson robe with an enormous maxi pad sewn on the entrance of it, with a big drop of what's meant to be menstrual blood dripping down the underside of the pad. Manila defined that she wished to ship out a optimistic message to all of her youthful feminine followers who might really feel uncomfortable about their intervals.
“I used to be actually wanting ahead to sporting this robe that I believe celebrates a wonderfully regular human expertise!” Manila wrote. “Many of my followers are younger girls who might really feel pressured by society to be embarrassed by intervals. It’s empowering to show younger girls about their our bodies, encourage them to have a good time them AND to query individuals who inform them to not!”
Manila additionally mentioned that she needed to choose out of this look as a result of RuPaul and the producers felt it was in “dangerous style.” Manila understood, and had determined to make use of her pink and black quilted costume, which was her backup simply in case the unique look was too dangerous.
“My aim with this look was to normalize menstruation by wanting sick’ning even when I used to be on my interval!” Manila wrote.
Take a take a look at Manila’s authentic costume beneath: