- Catriona Gray's blue gown for Miss Universe 2019 Coronation Night was a scene-stealer during her final walk
- Filipino designer Mak Tumang explained on his social media account the inspiration behind his stunning masterpiece
- He named his creation "Reflection" as it symbolizes the Philippine Eagle flying over the flawless seas of our archipelago
- Netizens were amazed by the elegant details and the patriotic concept of the gown
Catriona Gray's stunning blue gown for her final walk as Miss Universe caught the attention of pageant enthusiasts because of its elegant details. Several speculations about the gown's concept were aired out.
The designer of the dress, Mak Tumang, posted and explained on his Facebook account the inspiration behind the elegant gown. He named the gown: "Reflection"
"The creation's inspiration stems from the vision of the Philippine Eagle flying over the flawless turquoise seas embracing our archipelago."
"Despite its mighty ability to soar up high far beyond the clouds, it could still manage to look down until the point of reflecting itself on the shiny waters. This display of both might & humility is the call each of us heeds."
"As a nation, we are to have a steadfast spirit yet we also take a moment to journey within ourselves. By doing so, we could be able to mirror the beauty that is within us, to mirror what is true and just and to mirror the light which illuminates our path. Silay; to mirror, Pagbubulay; to introspect - the Filipino nation's moment of reflection!"
Netizens expressed their admiration for the Filipino designer's amazing masterpiece.
Congratulations Boss Mak Tumang. It was a remarkable year for you, Cat and the entire team! You’ve made our country proud! God bless!
All i can say is excellent. Ang ganda!
The gown is as majestic as our Queen Cat and what it represents! Mabuhay to you sir!
Bravo kudos galing!! This masterpiece and the inspiration is just magical and inspiring. Maraming Salamat Mak!
In a previous report by KAMI, Catriona Gray got emotional during Miss Universe 2019 interview with Steve Harvey.
Catriona Gray is a Filipino-Australian actress and model, born on January 6, 1994. Catriona’s father is Ian Gray, a Scottish-Australian. Her mother is Normita Magnayon, a Filipina from Albay. She already joined and became a finalist in Miss World 2016 before winning Miss Universe last year.
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