This Hollywood Star Wore Filipino Designer Oliver Tolentino's Dress to the 2018 Emmys
You would never guess that this was fashion stylist Micah Schifman's first time working with The Marvelous
Hinkle stepped out onto the 2018 Emmy Awards golden carpet wearing a vibrant custom-made violet dress. The tulle and chiffon gown was designed by Oliver Tolentino, a local Los Angeles talent that Hinkle found. Dramatic Norman Silverman diamonds, strappy Stuart Weitzman heels, and an embellished Swarovski clutch added the finishing touches to Hinkle’s look.
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"I always like to do the opposite of what the character for which they’re nominated is doing on television. I want to show the real person rather than what America is used to seeing them in," Schifman said.
When it came to the dress, Hinkle was on the same page. "My character is very put together in a refined and controlled way. It’s a period show, so I really wanted to make sure I had a contemporary look. I also wanted to have something that was very flowy, artistic, and
"We had been looking at all the designers and went through the gamut of everything that was available to us and in the end we weren’t finding the perfect thing," Schifman said. Hinkle ended up finding a local Los Angeles designer, Oliver Tolentino, and he created exactly what the two wanted.
"It was a really fun and collaborative process of putting it all together. It only took two fittings, which is really unheard of for a custom-made piece," Schifman said.
As for the accessories,
Hinkle was seen walking the red carpet with her fifteen-year-old son and it turns out that her choice of dress was also a nod to him.
"I’m taking my son as my date and he has
When deciding on heels Stuart Weitzman was an obvious choice. "I call them the ‘nothing shoes’ because they almost feel like you’re not wearing anything," Schifman said. To keep the vibrant violet dress as the focus,
Before the big debut,
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* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.