News Awards & Events Emmys It Took 5 People to Make Anya Taylor-Joy's Lingerie Satin Dress and Opera Coat for the Emmys See the behind-the-scenes photos of how this stunning look came together. By Samantha Sutton Samantha Sutton Instagram Samantha is InStyle's senior fashion editor. She joined the brand in 2019 and oversees the site's fashion coverage, including trend reporting, fashion exclusives, celebrity style interviews, and Fashion Week coverage. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on September 20, 2021 @ 01:15PM Pin Share Tweet Email Our first thought after seeing all those glamorous gowns on 2021 Emmys red carpet? Wow, these stars look good. Then came another realization: Somewhere out there, teams of people worked tirelessly to create these gowns from nothing, sketching, draping, stitching, and fitting, until finally, each look was ready to make its debut. Take Anya Taylor-Joy's yellow, silk Dior dress and opera jacket combo, for instance. According to the fashion house, that look — which was styled by Taylor-Joy herself along with Paul Burgo — was made by five different people in the Dior atelier. Sophie Carre Taking a peek at behind-the-scenes photos that Dior has exclusively shared with InStyle.com, we see that the design all started with a sketch which was then used to pick specific materials that brought it to life. The dress, which was a pale yellow color, was made with silk lingerie satin, while the coat was a more vibrant, movie-theater buttery shade of yellow, created with silk faille. Sophie Carre During the award show, Taylor-Joy ended up taking off the jacket, revealing that slinky little dress underneath, which initially made us do a double-take. It was as if she'd had a mini outfit change in the middle of the night, and the combo was essentially two outfits in one. Without the yellow opera jacket, we also had a chance to see Taylor-Joy's jewelry, which was from Tiffany & Co. Anya Taylor-Joy Wore a Matching Lingerie Set with a Sheer Cape to the Emmys After-Party Sophie Carre One major trend at the 2021 Emmys was extra-long trains, something that Taylor-Joy was on top of when she arrived in the coat. It trailed behind her as she walked down the carpet. Sophie Carre It's also possible Taylor-Joy plays favorites when it comes to color. She often wears similar shades of yellow, like her polka-dotted Carolina Herrera look and flared Giambattista Valli dress. Sophie Carre Of course, Anya Taylor-Joy topped our best dressed list — but she wasn't the only one who came ready to impress. See all the stunning looks you might have missed at the 2021 Emmys.