Miss USA Erin Brady, along with 85 representatives from countries around the world, will compete for the title of Miss Universe on November 9, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

The contestants participate in a myriad of competitions during the week leading up to the main competition night. One of the events is the National Costume Show, where contestants dress in creative costumes that represent their country.

Here are 50 costumes that range from historical to colorful to unusual.

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Miss Angola

Miss Angola Vaumara Rebelo presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Bahamas

Miss Bahamas Lexi Wilson presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Belgium

Miss Belgium Noémie Happart presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Bolivia

Miss Bolivia Alexia Viruez presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss British Virgin Islands

Miss British Virgin Islands Sharie de Castro presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Brazil

Miss Brazil Jakelyne Oliveira presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Bulgaria

Miss Bulgaria Veneta Krasteva presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Chile

Miss Chile Maria-Jesus Matthei presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Canada

Miss Canada Riza Santos presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Costa Rica

Miss Costa Rica Fabiana Granados presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Croatia

Miss Croatia Melita Fabceic presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Curacao

Miss Curacao Eline de Pool presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Czech Republic

Miss Czech Republic Gabriela Kratochvílová presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Dominican Republic

Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Reyes presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss El Salvador

Miss El Salvador Alba Delgado presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Gabon

Miss Gabon Jennifer Ondo presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Germany

Miss Germany Anne Hagen presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Ghana

Miss Ghana Hanniel Jamin presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Great Britain

Miss Great Britain Amy Willerton presents her outfit during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Guatemala

Miss Guatemala Paulette Samayoa presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Guyana

Miss Guyana Katherina Roshana presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Hungary

Miss Hungary Rebeka Kárpáti presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Israel

Miss Israel Titi Yitayish Ayanaw presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Italy

Miss Italy Luna Voce during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Jamaica

Miss Jamaica Kerrie Baylis’ presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Japan

Miss Japan Yukimi Matsuo presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Korea

Miss Korea Yumi Kim presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Lithuania

Miss Lithuania Simona Burbaite presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Malaysia

Miss Malaysia Carey Ng presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Myanmar

Miss Myanmar Moe Set Wine presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Namibia

Miss Namibia Paulina Maluiu presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Beauties will compete for the title of Miss Universe in Moscow on Nov. 9.

Miss Netherlands

Miss Netherlands Stephanie Tency presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Nigeria

Miss Nigeria Stephanie Okwu presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Peru

Miss Peru Cindy Meja presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Philippines

Miss Philippines Ariella Arida presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Poland

Miss Poland Paulina Krupinska presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Romania

Miss Romania Roxana Andrei presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Russia

Miss Russia Elmira Abdrazakova presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Singapore

Miss Singapore Shi Lim presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss South Africa

Miss South Africa Marilyn Ramos presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Spain

Miss Spain Patricia Yurena Rodriguez’s presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Sri Lanka

Miss Sri Lanka Amanda Ratnayake presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Sweden

Miss Sweden Alexandra Friberg presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Tanzania

Miss Tanzania Betty Omara presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Thailand

Miss Thailand Chalita Yaemwannang presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Turks and Caicos

Miss Turks and Caicos Snwazna Adams presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Ukraine

Miss Ukraine Olga Storozhenko presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss USA

Miss USA Erin Brady presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Venezuela
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Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Miss Vietnam

Miss Vietnam Truong Thi May presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.