Colby described her look as "Hollywood" and "regal" as she shared her exclusive getting ready diary with PEOPLE
"Usually for my drag, I like to do a severe Sasha," she tells PEOPLE. "We thought it would be really nice to show a softer side of Sasha for this look."
The focal point of her red carpet look was a gorgeous Christian Siriano gown, which made Colby "feel like a princess."
"This dress in particular is actually an archival piece from Christian Siriano," Colby shares. "He handmade another gown option for me, but we actually decided on this archival piece from a few years back that's never been seen."
The star turned to her glam squad (Preston Menses on makeup, Ricky Fraser on hair and Laurel Thomson as her stylist) and even family members (cousin Tama is her personal assistant) to make her feel her best for the Emmys stage. (And it was a huge night: RuPaul’s Drag Race won the Emmy for best reality competition series for the fifth time in the show’s history!)
"I think it's so much fun to play dress up and have a good time on the red carpet," she says. "My red carpet style mantra is feel comfortable, feel confident, and own it."
Below Colby shares a look inside her getting ready process.
All About the Glam
A Siriano Slay
"The incomparable Christian Siriano making final adjustments on one of his archival gowns that we decided would be perfect for the Emmys."
She's Giving ... "Hollywood! Starlet! Regal!"
"The dress in all her glory. Everything about this gown is stunning, from the color and shape to the see-through details in the skirt. I’m obsessed."
"This gown is maximum posh and fashion — a girl’s dream. So my stylist, Laurel Thomson, and I decided to keep the accessories simple yet stunning with this glamorous pair of vintage statement earrings."
"Completing the look with this Yves Saint Laurent Cassandre Matelassé Flap Pouch in [the color] Black Lambskin."
Next-Level Photo Shoot
"She’s ready! Taking some final shots of the gown before heading to the red carpet."
"One last spin! The movement of this gown is absolutely stunning and it’s the most beautiful day in Hollywood."
Backseat Baddie Energy
"And we’re off to the Emmys! Someone pinch me. I can’t believe this is real."
Colby had more to celebrate! Later on in the night, she and her RuPaul's Drag Race family took the stage to accept the award for outstanding reality competition program.
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