One of the highlights of the Miss Universe Pageant is the National Costumes section, in which contestants perform in colorful, extravagant costumes that represent their home country. The costumes are fanciful, usually full of cultural significance. At the very least, they're sexy. The United States costume failed hilariously at all of these criteria.

But first, let's take a look at what some of the other countries offered.

Curacao:

India:

The Dominican Republic:


Ecuador:

Singapore:

Japan:

Costa Rica:

And here's the United States...

You had one job, America. One job.