"...Working closely with Tony Award-winning costume designer Paul Tazewell from Broadway’s “Hamilton,” Damselfly Designs showcased an incredible floral tribute to the hit musical’s three Schuyler sisters. “Paul and his team provided us with actual costume samples, photos, Pantone swatches and a variety of textiles to ensure the designs were as authentic and true to his vision as possible,” says Damselfly Designs founder Brenda LaManna.
The sisters’ shimmering gowns were fashioned with over 1,500 blooms in each skirt, including bold anthurium juxtaposed with the calmer tones of jade, wasabi, and green tea roses. The dedication to detail was meticulous. Handmade agonis-foliage wigs and lunaria layered over eucalyptus created a shimmering effect for their dresses. Hypericum berries and golden verboom formed the lace that framed the bodices, with shoes made from straw flowers, topped off with belt buckles modelled from the actual ones worn on stage"
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