Carolyn Hennesy Red Carpet Dress Daytime Emmys 2018

Carolyn Hennesy walks the red carpet Emmys 2018 on KNEKT TV in her Ivey Abitz couture gown.
Emmy Dress for Carolyn Hennesy on the red carpet Sunday, April 29, 2018, designed by Cynthia Ivey Abitz - studio archive photograph.
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

  1. Dress details
  2. Red Carpet videos and stills
  3. How to commission an Ivey Abitz couture gown.
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Emmy Dress concept painting for Carolyn Hennesy on the red carpet, designed by Cynthia Ivey Abitz - bottom hem with floral embellishments
Creating Carolyn's Gown
Designer Cynthia Ivey Abitz presented Carolyn with concept paintings. Carolyn chose her favourite, and we began the creation process.
Inside the artist's studio creating the Emmy Dress conceptual paintings for Carolyn Hennesy on the red carpet, designed by Cynthia Ivey Abitz.
Front view of concept painting for Carolyn Hennesy Emmy Dress 2018 by Ivey Abitz
Back view of concept painting for Carolyn Hennesy Emmy Dress 2018 by Ivey Abitz
Sewing floral embellishments onto Emmy Dress for Carolyn Hennesy, designed by Cynthia Ivey Abitz.

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Cynthia Ivey Abitz sews handmade floral embellishments onto Emmy Dress for Carolyn Hennesy.
Designer tag detail of Emmy Dress for Carolyn Hennesy, designed by Cynthia Ivey Abitz.
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hand sculpted floral embellishments adorn the bottom hem of Carolyn Hennesy dress for emmys by Ivey Abitz
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.
Emmy Dress for Carolyn Hennesy made with special silk fabric that changes with the light.
Showstopping Fabric
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 pintucks on Emmy Dress for Carolyn Hennesy, designed by Cynthia Ivey Abitz.
One-of-a-Kind Details
Handmade pin-tucking adorns the waist and handmade pleating adorns the bottom hem of the gown.
Antique dog brooch, circa early 1900s, is nestled inside of a hand sculpted brooch that adorns the tie in back.
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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Actors Talk Ivey Abitz with Carolyn Hennesy

Complete Emmys 2018 Videos

Sewing floral details of Carolyn Hennesy's Emmy Dress 2018 by Ivey Abitz
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