It's been quite funny watching celebs take on the red carpet at the Brit Awards this year. With the temperature in London hovering only just above zero, some of the more risque choices (Jessie J, we're looking at you) left the stars shivering as they did their interviews.

But we shouldn't worry too much about them - once inside they can fill up on the dinner that's served during the show, and slip on a champagne jacket (the Brits are notoriously booze-filled) for added warmth. So most took the time to pose for a few photos before heading in.

Unsurprisingly, the go-to look for most stars was of the long black gown persuasion, with everyone from Jessie J to Taylor Swift opting for designer gowns in dark colours. A few stars opted for something more dramatic - Paloma Faith won't step out without some sparkle, and Alexa Chung slipped into a teeny white number. Bond girl Berenice Marlohe wore liquid silver Donna Karan, while Rita Ora picked a fluid pink silk gown.

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