Met Gala 2016: When Tory Burch Dressed Freida Pinto. Behind the scenes of Freida Pinto’s final fitting for her computerized, Tory Burch-designed gown for the Costume Institute’s annual gala. There was a lot going on at Tory Burch‘s normally composed Flatiron showroom on Saturday morning.
It was the third and final fitting for the gown the actress Freida Pinto would wear to today’s Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and there was still a lot to get done. The three members of Burch’s design team tugged at the dress’s hem, waist, and shoulders. Pinto, meanwhile, pored over jewelry options spread out across a glass table. Burch herself, lips pursed, quietly took in the scene and offered feedback. Elsewhere, Pinto’s glam squad caucused over inspiration images on a cell phone screen. And, perhaps for the first time during a Met Gala fitting, an engineer was on call for the occasion…read more