Carolyn Hennesy Red Carpet Dress
Daytime Emmys, 2018
Couture Gown by Ivey Abitz
Carolyn Hennesy hosted the 45th Annual Daytime Emmys Red Carpet Show wearing her one-of-a-kind couture gown created just for her by Ivey Abitz.
Read on for
- Dress details
- Red Carpet videos and stills
- How to commission an Ivey Abitz couture gown.
Creating Carolyn's Gown
Designer Cynthia Ivey Abitz presented Carolyn with concept paintings. Carolyn chose her favourite, and we began the creation process.
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Hand Sculpted Work of Art
Over sixty hand sculpted floral embellishments adorn the bottom hem. Each was sculpted, then hand sewn onto the gown, taking three weeks to finish.
100% washed silk, cross-woven with rust & green threads. The weave changes hues in various lighting to look like liquid or flowing metal. This silk weaving technique was used during the Regency period for royal court gowns.
Handmade pin-tucking adorns the waist and handmade pleating adorns the bottom hem of the gown.
Personal Details Add Authenticity
Antique dog brooch, circa early 1900’s, is nestled inside of a hand sculpted brooch that adorns the tie in back.
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