The Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2016 witnessed some amazing displays of fashion.
My two favourites were…
Rochelle Humes really pulled out all the stops here, in a dress from her own range for Very.co.uk. Rocking two of the season’s biggest trends – slip dresses and tie choker necklaces – she looked absolutely gorgeous. The sexiness of the lacy décolletage and slinky silk material was skilfully offset by the floor length ensuring her look was awards-show ready. And olive green suited her skin tone perfectly. 10 out of 10.
Blogger Tanya Burr looked looked like she’d stepped right out of a fairytale in this gorgeous embroidered Oscar de la Renta gown. I mean, the translucent lace top, the black tulle, the embroidered poppies – what’s not to love?
Ladies in Red…
Both Laura Whitmore and Krysten Ritter looked sensational in Cristina Savulescu and Julien Macdonald, respectively. While Laura focused more on the lace up trend with her dress’ side detail, Krysten’s oriental-style gown paid more emphasis to embroidery. Both accessorised simply, but Kristen’s gold clutch provided much more of a pop than Laura’s safe red option.
Neelam Gill looked timelessly elegant in Tory Burch. A simple but nonetheless flattering and sexy option. Could have done with a bit more accessorising perhaps; some gold rings or a dainty necklace wouldn’t hurt here.
Myleene Klass made a bold move here, away from her usually girly red carpet style. The white jumpsuit from her own collection for Littlewoods, the tight ballerina bun, the hoop earrings: she looked the epitome of the modern woman. Power dressing at its finest. Also loving the blazer detail on the collar.
Little Mix looked coordinated as usual for the evening, opting for monochrome looks. Although the dresses leave something to be desired, as there’s not much unique about them. They follow typical season trends like cut out detailing, lace up sides and embellishments, but the plain colours and lack of accessorising meant that these are not their most powerful looks. By far the most interesting part of their outfits was their hair accessorising – Perrie’s braids look amazing – and can we talk about Leigh’s shoes! Metallic, pointed, and strappy, they tick all the boxes of this season’s glam shoes. Amanda Holden, who stopped to pose with them, also looked gorgeous in a flower print strapless gown by -who else, of course, but the kings of flower print – Dolce & Gabbana.
Outfits which missed a beat…
I usually love Kourtney’s bold style, but this red Julien Macdonald gown did nothing for her, somehow making her look frumpy. I do love the red and gold colour scheme though, although it reminds me a bit too much of a Christmas party look.
Kudos to Holly for trying something a bit more bold in the fashion stakes than her usual clingy dresses, but this left many in the fashion world feeling a bit uncertain. The Bardot style is very in right now, but what is that drooping thing at the background? Is it a cape? A skirt? I’m unsure. I think without it, her outfit would have been a lot more powerful. And maybe with some bolder shoes.