Beauties, babies and blessings: Celebrities kick off the new decade

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 2) β€” The first day of 2020 marked not only the start of the new year but the start of a new decade. Local stars welcomed the new possibilities in their own way β€” from traditional to sensational β€” to the delight of their fans.

Beauty queens Pia Wurtzbach and Catriona Gray ushered in looks that prove why they deserved their crowns.

"2020 is going to be the best chapter of our love story," said Anne Curtis Smith, posting a photo of her and husband Erwan Heussaff. Their baby is due March.

Looks like Tylane Katana, the newborn baby girl of celebrity couple Solenn Heussaff and Nico Bolzico will soon have a cousin to play with.

READ: Nico Bolzico and Solenn Heussaff usher in New Year as new parents

The Dantes-Riveras, the Kramers, the Padillas and the Cuneta-Pangilinans all spent their New Year the traditional Filipino way β€” with family.

Actress Glaiza De Castro, meanwhile, posted a photo of her alone in a record store, and dared the new year to "bring on the noise."

Soap opera queen Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo said that 2019 was a good year, and shared her expectations for the new year.

While veteran performer Gary Valenciano started the new year with a prayer.