The 2020 Emmys might be much less high fashion and extra hazmat.
The all-virtual Emmy Awards will embody trophy presenters sporting full hazmat fits handy out awards. Producers mentioned the presenters sporting specifically branded Emmy gear is perhaps “visiting among the winners dwell throughout Sunday night time’s telecast.”
While this “Contagion”-like lab gear is on theme for this COVID-19 pandemic-panicked 12 months, producers mentioned the aim is just only a precaution to maintain actors secure.
“Not solely is that this a enjoyable and irreverent visible, nevertheless it additionally ensures the well being and security of all of our winners and the presenter by following all the well being and security protocols — with a twist,” mentioned producers in a press launch.
Around the time lockdowns started this 12 months, Erykah Badu wore a Louis Vuitton hazmat swimsuit to just accept an award on the Annual Texas Film Awards in March.
The Emmy model can also be designer duds. The garbage-bag-black swimsuit, which appears like a “formal” tuxedo, was created and designed by costume designer Katja Cahill, who usually attire presenters on the Academy Awards, and govt producer Guy Carrington, who labored alongside a hazmat producer to customized make them for the show.
Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the show is about to be in contrast to every other ever seen. Normally black tie, producers knowledgeable company and nominees to “come as you might be,” allowing them to dress in anything from formalwear to pajamas so long as they “make an effort.”
In truth, Meryl Streep may don her PJs for the telecast. Her stylist Micaela Erlanger told Women’s Wear Daily that “digital consolation” is on everybody’s thoughts, hinting the 71-year-old nominee for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for “Big Little Lies” may observe swimsuit.
“I feel we’ll see numerous fancy pajamas,” she mentioned.