LOOK: Designer Mak Tumang's sketches of Catriona Gray's Miss Universe 2018 evening gowns

MANILA, Philippines – The Miss Universe preliminary competition is happening on Thursday, December 13 and fashion designer Mak Tumang posted not one, but 4 sketches of the evening gowns he conceptualized with Philippines' bet Catriona Gray.

On Facebook, Tumang gave clues, sharing: "Isa sa mga inspirasyon ay hango sa isang karakter sa literaturang Pilipino." (One of my inspirations is from Philippine Literature)

Photo form Facebook/Mak Tumang

 

In another post, he wrote: "Isa pang inspirasyon ay makikita sa tula na isinulat ni Jose at sa awit na nilikha ni Jose." (One more inspiration is from a poem Jose wrote and the song Jose made)

Phot from Facebook/Mak Tumang

 

 

Late Wednesday evening, December 12, Tumang finally shared the photos on his Facebook.

Bandila

BANDILA.  A mixture of the country's flag colors. Photo from Facebool/Mak Tumang

BANDILA. A mixture of the country's flag colors.

Photo from Facebool/Mak Tumang

 

From the Sea

OF THE SEA. Like the colors of the sea. Photo from Facebook/Mak Tumang

OF THE SEA. Like the colors of the sea.

Photo from Facebook/Mak Tumang

 

Region del Sol

REGION DEL SOL. A gown that has a mixture of orange, red, and blue. Photo from Facebook/Mak Tumang

REGION DEL SOL. A gown that has a mixture of orange, red, and blue.

Photo from Facebook/Mak Tumang

 

THE ISLANDS. A green gown that has the pattern of the country's islands. Photo from Facebook/Mak Tumang

THE ISLANDS. A green gown that has the pattern of the country's islands.

Photo from Facebook/Mak Tumang

 

Catriona hopes to become the country's 4th Miss Universe following Gloria Diaz (1969), Margarita Moran (1973), and Pia Wurtzbach (2015). Rappler.com