Miss Universe 2011, which will be held at the Credicard Hall in the Brazilian city of São Paulo on September 12, will mark the 60th anniversary of the beauty pageant.

Beauties from 89 countries and territories are participating in this year's pageant, surpassing the previous record of 86 contestants in 2006.

NBC will telecast the event in the United States. 

Check out photos of the ravishing ladies in fabulous outfits.