The Miss World 2013 pageant kicked-off with the top 11 contestants competing in the first round of Beach Fashion in Bali, Indonesia.
Beach Fashion is one of the much-awaited categories of the Miss World pageant. The 63rd edition of the beauty contest began on Sunday with a grand opening ceremony at The Westin Inn hotel, Bali.
The Miss World Organiser announced the top 11 Beach Fashion contestants. The contestants took part in the round involving a demonstration of 125 ways to tie a sarong, at the poolside of the resort. Among the 130 contestants, 33 participants made it to the semi-final round, and after the second round organisers picked up top 10 participants for the final round.
A special photo-shoot was held on 10 September to pick the winner. The winner's identity will be revealed on 28 September at the Miss World finals. Miss World India, Navneet Kaur Dhillon, failed to make it to the top ten list.
The contestants who made it in the top list are from France, Brazil, China PR, Italy, Jamaica, Ghana, Philippines, Ukraine, Moldova, Indonesia and Spain.
The contestants of the pageant have to compete for six award categories, including Beach Fashion, Top Model, Sports and Fitness, Beauty with a Purpose, Talent Competition and the World Fashion Designer Award.
Winners of each round will be revealed only at the final event on 28 September.
Scroll down to have a look at the top finalists of the beach beauty category: