Popular Filipino shoe designer Jojo Bragais has been chosen as the latest partner of the 69th Miss Universe competition.
On Facebook April 17, the Miss Universe Organization (MUO) announced that the more than 70 delegates of the 69th Miss Universe pageant will wear Bragais shoes.
“All of our delegates walk with purpose, strength and in their own unique stride. Presenting the official footwear sponsor of the 69th MISS UNIVERSE competition Jojo Bragais, who empowers women to “Walk. Win,” the MUO said.
In an interview on ABS-CBN, Bragais said that he is grateful for being the first Filipino footwear partner for the prestigious pageant.
“I am grateful for the Miss Universe organization for the trust they have given Bragais. They made my dream possible by becoming the first Pinoy footwear partner for the pageant,”Bragais told ABS-CBN News.
“We’re scheduled to leave late April for Florida for the pageant preliminaries preparations and to interact with the candidates. All the shoes to be used by the candidates should be transported in advance, ideally by May 5,” he said.
The 69th Miss Universe competition will be held in Hollywood, Florida on May 16 (May 17 in Manila).