Rebecca Ferguson sports Cong Tri gown at 'Dune' Toronto premiere

By Y Ly   September 13, 2021 | 03:14 am PT
Swedish actress Rebecca Ferguson wore an off-the-shoulder gown designed by Cong Tri at the premiere of blockbuster 'Dune' at 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.

The black cut-out dress, part of Tri's Fall/Winter 2021 collection, stood out at the event, attended by other stars like Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya on Sept. 11.

According to the Vietnamese designer, it took him and his team 60 hours to make the gown from high-quality silk using draping technique, common in creating three-dimensional patterns.

Rebecca Ferguson wears Cong Tri gown at the premiere of Dune in Toronto. Photo by AFP

Rebecca Ferguson in her Cong Tri creation at the Toronto premiere of 'Dune'. Photo by AFP

Ever since 2019 New York Fashion Week in which Tri showcased his collection and earned a lot of kudos, his global popularity has been on the rise, with a number of celebrities choosing to wear his creations at high-profile events.

Recently, his Fall-Winter 2021 collection was showcased in fashion magazine Vogue.

This year, actresses Jennifer Hudson, Charlize Theron, Hailee Steinfeld, Kelly Marie Tran and singers Bebe Rexha, Leslie Grace, Jazmine Sullivan, and Becky G all sported his outfits at several events.

"Dune" is the upcoming epic directed by Denis Villeneuve, in which Ferguson plays Lady Jessica. The movie will be released next month.

Rebecca Ferguson, 37, came into prominence with her breakout role of upper-class girl Anna Gripenhielm in the soap opera "Nia tider" in 1999, and later got a Golden Globe nomination for her role as Queen Elizabeth Woodville in the BBC historical drama "The White Queen" in 2013.

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