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During Carrie Underwood’s performance at the Grammys last night, her dress was an entity of its own.
The former American Idol contestant wore a custom Theia grey dress with a 4 and a half foot wide skirt, and as she sang "Blown Away," it acted as a screen for a projector.
“They can do a lot of amazing things with projectors these days. We had a dress especially made. I said I should take that home and we can watch movies on it," the winner of the Best Country Solo Performance Grammy explained to the AP, Zap2it reports. "It took a lot of precision."
Theia’s creative director, Don O’Neill, had three days to make the gown and had to get his designs approved by Underwood’s stylist Trish Townsend.
“There couldn’t be a more perfect opportunity to fuse light in a literal sense with one of my gowns,” he told People, adding, “and have it showcased on a national stage by Carrie Underwood, the first celebrity to wear a Theia dress four years ago when we launched.”
The dress consisted of 100 yards of tulle, 10 yards of Duchesse satin and crinoline and thousands of Swarovski crystals.