Couture Industry Secrets behind Iconic beaded gowns

COUTURE INSIDER | Kendall Jenner in a Givenchy Haute Couture custom made beaded gown for the Met Gala 2021

If you have always been looking at those Red Carpet beaded gowns worn by top celebrities and wondered how they are made and what are those little secret techniques used to make them look like they have been sewn without a flaw.

This Givenchy custom-made sheer gown worn by Kendall Jenner for the Met Gala 2021, has probably caught your eyes.

Givenchy, one of the most well-known and influential designers of all times, created over the years iconic gowns that have taken hundreds of thousands of hours to create. One of them is this iconic gown that was custom-made for Kendall Jenner.

Thousands of delicate crystals were hand-beaded into this very sheer skin-toned fabric surface along the bodice and all over, to the impressive floor-grazing train, draped into a mermaid-like silhouette.

The neck is also highlighted with an encrusted collar, and the shoulders are adorned with impressive handmade decoration. To complete this sheer look a skin-toned corset with panties is worn underneath.

This haute couture gown has been made using some sophisticated couture sewing techniques.

If you want to create the same look, and avoid some common mistakes, watch this video:

In this video, the leading couturier, Jehan Mir, behind spectacular dresses for Gucci, Elie Saab, Ralph&Russo, and many others, is sharing some crucial beading tips and what you should avoid while beading on a stand.


The video is super short but will give you some game-changer tips. If couture is your passion, and you want to make these types of couture gowns for clients, Make sure to watch it.