Remember when the top five of Miss Universe 2018 was announced. Dressed in fiery lava red gown, Catriona Gray of Philippines stood out amongst her peers who were incidentally all dressed up in silver outfits. Somewhere as a viewer, we were sure of Miss Philippines Catriona Gray to be the winner of the 67th Miss Universe pageant crown. From Catriona’s bewitching slow-mo twirl to her Mayon Volcano-inspired gown, everything about the 24-year-old was distinct and impressive. There was another eye-catching element in Catriona Gray’s fashionable outing, and that was her choice of ‘patriotic’ earrings. She wore ‘Alab at Dangal’ ear cuff left the fashion lovers mesmerised. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray Winning Moment Video: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Crowns Miss Philippines as Her Successor (See Pics).
Born to a Filipino mother, Catriona Gray is Filipina-Australian. But she stayed committed to promoting the Philippines at an international stage. One item she regularly teamed up was the stylish range of ear cuffs. For the evening gown competition, the fashion model wore the patriotic “Alab at Dangal” earpiece with her red gown on the Miss Universe 2018 final day. The Philippines flag inspired this "Three Stars and the Sun" ear cuff. What made them more exciting was Catriona co-designed this of gold, studded with diamonds and rubies with golden south sea pearls with Tessera Jewelry. Catriona Gray Is Miss Universe 2018 Winner! Know Who Is Miss Philippines & Why She Was Hot Favourite to Win 67th Miss Universe Crown (See Pics).
Miss Universe 2018 Wearing "Three Stars and the Sun" Ear Cuff
Not only on the main event day, but Catriona also wore a pair of “Pearl of the Orient” earrings. This design is said to be “inspired by Philippines” popular title “The Pearl of the Orient/Perlas ng Silangan.” The new Miss Universe had thanked Tessera for their exquisite design that was also an ode to the Philippines with the Philippine sun and golden South Sea pearls, country’s national gem. Catriona Gray accessorised this statement earrings with her orange slit gown. Catriona took to her Instagram page, describing her gown as, “My preliminary gown was inspired by the 'Ibong Adarna': a prominent Filipino folklore that is a mythologicalnous bird.”
Catriona Gray Wearing “Pearl of the Orient” Earrings
"Three Stars and the Sun" ear cuff did not make debut at the Miss Universe 2018 stage. But it is touted to be Catriona’s lucky charm. She had worn the ‘patriotic’ earpiece during her win in Binibining Pilipinas 2018. Pictures of Catriona Gray when she was declared the Miss Philippines Universe 2018 winner started flooding social media and you can see it is indeed the young star’s lucky charm.
Catriona Wearing "Three Stars and the Sun" Ear Cuff During Binibining Pilipinas 2018
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The model, television personality and actress showed ‘minimal’ is the new sexy. She wore beautiful thigh-high slit gowns and accessorised it with statement jewellery pieces, mostly being those creative earrings. Catriona Gray’s fashionable outings became memorable because there was so much thought put into it. No wonder she is turning out to be such a beloved and talked about beauty queens in recent times.