Red dress of Reba McEntire at the 1993 Country Music Association Awards

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Reba McEntire wore a red dress during a performance at the 1993 Country Music Association Awards. The red dress with the plunging neckline and sequins was designed by stylist Sandy Spika, and McEntire wore it during a duet performance of "Does He Love You" with Linda Davis.[1] McEntire later said, "I got more press off that dress than if I'd won entertainer of the year."[1] According to McEntire when her little sister, Susie, saw her on stage she leaned over and said, "Oh Mama!" But all Mama said was, "You need a few more sequins".[2] The dress had a lasting influence and was even worn by men to her future shows in fancy dress.[3]

The dress was showcased for some time at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Reba McEntire's Red Dress Displayed at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum". CMT. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  2. ^ McEntire, Reba; Carter, Tom (1 October 1995). Reba: My Story. Bantam. ISBN 978-0-553-57238-4. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  3. ^ The advocate. Liberation Publications. 2005. Retrieved 24 May 2011.