Miss Universe Italy 2015 is Giada Pezzaioli. This beauty queen is a former Miss World Italy who made the Top 7 at Miss World 2010. She will now represent Italy at Miss Universe 2015 on December 20 from Las Vegas. Miss Universe 2014, Paulina Vega of Colombia will crown her successor at the end of the event. This will be the first edition of the Miss Universe pageant under the new owners, WME/IMG, and will be the first aired by Fox.
Pezzaioli succeeds Miss Universe Italy 2014 Valentina Bonariva. Valentina represented Italy at the 2014 Miss Universe Pageant in Doral Miami where she made the TOP 15.
Since 1951, the official winner of Miss Italy represented at the Miss Universe until 1999 with the exception of a few select years win which a delegate was selected by casting or an independent pageant.