How do you dress for a floral backdrop?
The Tony Awards took place last Sunday, and those walking the red carpet had a special added challenge: They were required to pose for pictures in front of a wall covered with roses — and to somehow manage to not look like an optical illusion. Katrina Lenk, who won the Best Actress in a Musical award for her performance in “The Band’s Visit,” chose to stand out in simple white, in a caped gown by Georges Chakra. Nominee Hailey Kilgore (“Once On This Island), in contrast, embraced the floral, wearing a pink Zac Posen gown covered in blossoms. Let’s hope all those roses were dethorned.