BAFTA Awards

The UK’s equivalent of the Oscars, the BAFTA Awards bring the A list to London, to celebrate the best in film according to our very own home-grown Academy. Catwalk Queen brings you live coverage and photos every year. Expect plenty of simple gowns, long sleeves and subtle glamour as the stars battle with the cold February weather – rain and the BAFTAs seem to come hand in hand!

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Pre-BAFTA glamour at the WilliamVintage Dinner

Pre-BAFTA glamour at the WilliamVintage Dinner

On Friday evening ahead of the BAFTAs we pulled our finest dresses out of storage, swapped our flats for heels, and headed over to the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel to join a host of beautiful celebs, editors and established... Read more »


Elizabeth Olsen in Chanel Couture at the BAFTAs

As the rain and snow continued to fall over London and the BAFTA red carpet, the stars in attendance - particularly the younger crowd - continued to defy the weather with their outfits. After managing to catch a last minute... Read more »


Hayley Atwell in Antonio Berardi at the 2013 BAFTA Awards

Captain America star Hayley Atwell stuck to the tried-and-tested 2013 awards season trend - black and white - for the BAFTA Awards. She opted for a strong graphic use of the colour combo, choosing a curvy Antonio Berardi AW... Read more »


Andrea Riseborough's bright Westwood gown at the BAFTA Awards

Andrea Riseborough shimmied down the BAFTA red carpet in a bright yellow Vivienne Westwood gown that seemed to defy gravity. This is testament to Dame Viv's ways with corsetry - nobody does the 'heaving bosom' quite the way... Read more »


Helen Mirren's couture gown...and pastel pink hair?

Helen Mirren caused a stir on the BAFTA red carpet this evening, not with her outfit choice, but with her new do. The 67-year-old actress chose this evening's event to debut her pastel pink pixie cut much to the shock and... Read more »

Gemma Arterton in Celia Kritharioti at the 2013 Bafta Awards

BAFTA Yay or Nay - Gemma Arterton in Celia Kritharioti

There are two Catwalk Queens reporting for you tonight, and though we usually agree on the best dressed of the night, we're currently having a bit of a disagreement. One of us (Gemma, natch) loves Gemma Arterton's... Read more »


Vintage at the BAFTA Awards: Helen McCrory & Emilia Fox

There's always plenty of modern glamour on the red carpet during the awards season, but what's really interesting is seeing the stars who risk stepping out in vintage. On Friday night we joined William Banks-Blaney of... Read more »

Amy Adams in Elie Saab at the BAFTA Awards 2013

BAFTA ladies of lace - Amy Adams and Zawe Ashton

There was a lot of black on the red carpet at the 2013 BAFTA awards, but it was great to see that it wasn't at all boring. Studs , lace , sheer sections and texture took the so-called 'safe' colour to the extreme. Amy... Read more »


Penelope Cruz does simple chic in Armani Prive at the BAFTAs 2012

Penelope Cruz arrived at the 2012 BAFTA awards looking fabulous in a very simple strapless dress in deep burgundy by Armani Prive . The high, stand-up neckline is echoed at the back, giving the dress a structured feel,... Read more »


BAFTA trend gallery: Whites, lights & gilded gold

It may be icy cold in London, but that didn't stop many of the BAFTA attendees opting for ethereal, light and airy confections for their turn on the red carpet. Pale colours ruled the roost, with many attendees opting for... Read more »


Vivienne Westwood's BAFTA babes: Christina Hendricks & Meryl Streep

Two gorgeous ladies chose to wear British designer Vivienne Westwood to the BAFTA awards. Dame Vivienne's classic black dresses straddled the generations, proving style has nothing to do with age. The first Westwood dress was... Read more »


Christina Ricci's a golden girl in Givenchy at the BAFTAs 2012

It's only fair that Christina Ricci gets chance to shine on the red carpet at the BAFTA awards - it is her birthday after all! And shine she does, in a golden, ruffle-collared gown by Givenchy. Whenever Christina turns... Read more »

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Melissa George is perfection in Victoria Beckham at the 2012 BAFTA Awards

If rumours are to be believed (and we're still not sure about this) Victoria Beckham 's team have been working round the clock to knock up Oscar-worthy dresses for celeb clients Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz and Charlize... Read more »


Jessica Chastain braves the BAFTAs cold in Oscar de la Renta

After picking a slightly fussy, over-coiffed look that prematurely aged her at the Golden Globes, it's so great to see Jessica Chastain looking youthful and beautiful at the BAFTA awards . Braving the freezing... Read more »

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Downton star Elizabeth McGovern wears Azagury to the BAFTA awards

Downton Abbey 's Lady Cora, aka actress Elizabeth McGovern , went for timeless glamour at tonight's BAFTA awards in a strapless mermaid gown by Jacques Azagury . The black dress features taffeta rose detail on the... Read more »


Harry Potter & Twilight fans rejoice: Bonnie Wright & Jamie Campbell Bower attend the BAFTAs

Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright and her fiance, Harry Potter castmate turned Twilight star Jamie Campbell Bower hit the BAFTA red carpet in suitably cool style, with Bonnie picking a vintage polka dot dress teamed... Read more »


the BAFTA Awards 2012 begin with Fearne Cotton in Moschino

TV and Radio presenter Fearne Cotton continues her near-perfect fashion run when it comes to red carpet appearances in a gorgeous burnt orange Moschino dress at the 2012 BAFTA awards (we thought it was pink). With... Read more »

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2011 BAFTA Awards Gallery: What the starlets wore on the red carpet

The rest of the lovely ladies to tread the BAFTA Award red carpet included another one of our favourites - Helena Bonham Carter . Wearing her signature Vivienne Westwood , it was a successful night for Carter who won the... Read more »

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2011 BAFTA Awards: Jessica Alba in bright blue Atelier Versace

Another shot of colour came from Jessica Alba , who attended tonight's BAFTA Awards ceremony in royal blue. I adore how well this strapless empire Atelier Versace gown sits against Alba's figure, especially the... Read more »

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2011 BAFTA Awards: Thandie Newton adds colour in Monique Lhuillier

One of my favourite looks of the night was provided by Thandie Newton , who stole the limelight in one of the brightest gowns of the night. While many chose to stick with pale colours or dark hues, Newton looked outside... Read more »