Christina Ricci Looks Stunning in Cut-Out Burgundy Dress With Thigh-High Slit

The ‘Wednesday’ actress rocked the red carpet with a bold and beautiful outfit.
Christina Ricci

Christina Ricci.

Christina Ricci attended the 25th Costume Designers Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 27 looking gorgeously glam.

The Wednesday actress wore a burgundy velvet gown by Raisa Vanessa with side cut-outs and a plunging neckline complete with a trio of intricate interlocked golden birds across the chest. The skirt featured a thigh-high slit, which perfectly displayed the star’s black pumps.

Ricci’s stylist, Cristina Ehrlich, accessorized the bold look with jewelry by Anita Ko, while hairstylist Mark Hampton gave the actress a sleek blowout with her signature eye-skimming fringe. As for glam, Ricci opted for a smokey eye with black eyeliner and a subtle pop of color on her lips.

The 43-year-old actress showed off her ensemble the next day on Instagram.

“Last night in @raisavanessa and @anitakojewelry for the @costumeawards 🖤,” she captioned the post she shared with her 1.6 million followers.

“Omg fave look ever,” actress Kat Dennings gushed in the comments.

Wednesday costar Gwendoline Christie provided her feedback in the form of several emojis: “🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🙌.”

“THEE serve!!” Evan Ross Katz wrote.

“Wow! So stunning!! 💞,” added Krystle Lina.

“This is GORGEOUS,” Halley Gross concurred.

At the star-studded event, Wednesday costume designers Colleen Atwood and Mark Sutherland were honored with the Excellence in Contemporary Television award for their work on the Season 1 debut episode of the show. 

Ricci, who played Wednesday Addams in both the hit 1991 film, The Addams Family, and its sequel, portrays Marilyn Thornhill on the hit Netflix hit series.

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