MANILA—International supermodel Tyra Banks, who has been vocal of her admiration for reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray, finally had a one-on-one with the Filipino beauty queen as part of the the latest issue of fashion magazine V. Published online as a text article on Thursday (Manila time), the interview appears to have been done via video call, when Gray was in Indonesia in early March. “I’m still recovering from your ‘Lava Walk’ at the Miss Universe pageant. I just kept watching and rewatching, like, What’s her secret? I was totally fangirling!” Banks told Gray. Recalling where she was when Banks took to Twitter to praise her walk, Gray said: “Oh my gosh, Tyra . . . I was sitting at dinner with all the girls. We were tired, quietly eating after rehearsal, when I got all these notifications from what you’d tweeted. I turned to my two friends, Sweden and Denmark, and started freaking out, like, ‘Oh my gosh, Tyra Banks just … [Read more...] about Tyra interviews Catriona: What they talked about
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MANILA — Tyra Banks has made no secret of her “obsession” with Catriona Gray’s “Lava Walk” — and now the American supermodel has taken it a step further, by ordering her own pair of shoes from the designer whom the beauty queen has credited as instrumental to her success. Jojo Bragais, who designed the shoes Gray wore during her Binibining Pilipinas and Miss Universe bids, now counts Banks among his Hollywood celebrity clients. “‘Di ba si Tyra Banks, she commended ‘yung ‘Lava Walk’ ni Cat? Sobrang funny because the stylist of Tyra Banks called me up. ‘Hey, puwede ka bang gumawa ng shoes for Tyra Banks?’” Bragais narrated. Banks ordered a pair of thigh-high boots and a pair of mid-calf boots from Bragais, the designer told ABS-CBN News. The “America’s Got Talent” host is expected to wear her custom-made Bragais shoes to an upcoming event. Banks, perhaps best known for her original … [Read more...] about Tyra Banks orders shoes from Catriona’s collaborator Jojo Bragais
MANILA - Supermodel Tyra Banks has been "thinking" about Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray's "lava walk," and it seems that the pageant organization is willing to turn those musings into reality. The "America's Next Top Model" host and producer on Friday randomly tweeted: "Can’t stop thinking about that #LavaWalk." The "lava walk" was Gray's signature sashay that helped her win the fourth Miss Universe crown for the Philippines in December 2018. The Miss Universe Organization saw her post and replied: "We would love to see you and @catrionaelisa #lavawalk together!" Gray was giddy over Banks' most recent praise for her catwalk skills. "Would be a dream @tyrabanks," the Filipina beauty queen said on her Instagram stories, adding crying and heart emojis. Banks first lauded Gray during the Miss Universe preliminaries when the Bicolana beauty stunned the audience with her "slo-mo twirl." "Pinoy power to the max!!!" Banks said in a tweet shortly after the Miss Universe swimsuit … [Read more...] about Will Tyra Banks, Catriona Gray do ‘lava walk’ together?