Brits paraded on the red carpet with style statements to swoon over at the BAFTA TV Awards 2021
After having a grand virtual event in April, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards or the BAFTA 2021 returned with a hybrid physical and digital format version held at the London Television Centre. Television’s biggest award show served up some serious style moments. From crystal-embellished mini dresses to flamboyant floor-length gowns – all stars looked hot and trendy in their designer glad rags at UK’s most glamorous show. StyleSpeak does a wrap up of the head-turning looks from the night. Let’s have a look.
Michaela Coel – Black is beautiful
Miechaela Coel was the star of the event at the BAFTA 2021, winning two leading awards for her mini-series “I May Destroy You”. Not only did she sweep the audiences with her performances in the TV series but she also looked like a million bucks in a classic black Maximilian gown. The sleek floor-length gown with striking front slit and back cut-outs and bold red cuffs made a style statement like no other.
While her gown added to the oomph factor, her thick gold chain with gold rings in each finger gave it a royal finesse. Michaela completed the look with her black hair combed in a sleek bob that complemented her natural makeup.
Nicola Coughlan – Vibrant and vivacious
Nicola wowed the audiences in a tangerine Valentino with large puffed sleeves. She rocked the look with a contrasting peacock blue eyeshadow and the not to miss, bubble gum pink Valentino pumps. The Bridgerton star accessorized her look with jewels from Vashi and her confident attitude.
Letitia Wright – Posing up a storm in Prada
Glittering on the red carpet in a stunning black Prada shirt dress with crystal embellishments, Letitia Wright looked absolutely stunning. She served up her brand of fashion with glitz and glamour, redefining the codes of occasion wear.
The blingy shirt was covered with jewels right from the collar around the neck, while the chic black skirt had the signature metal Prada emblem on one side. Letitia completed this ‘chic-meets-bling’ look with strappy high heels that accentuated her slender legs and diamond accessories to match her embellished attire. Her hair was cropped short in tight curls, while her makeup was subtle.
AJ Ododu – Lady in Red
Radio presenter AJ Ododu sashayed down the red carpet in a one-shouldered feathered number in bright red, which she set off with
She opted for a natural makeup look and wore her raven strands in a sleek bob neatly tucked behind the ears as AJ wanted her statement outfit to speak for itself.
BAFTA is not only an award show for the brilliance in British television, but it is also a night of glitz and glamour where the stalwarts of television descend in their dazzling ensembles. BAFTA 2021 was one such gala evening where glamour reigned on the red carpet in all its glory.
Lydia West – Stylish and chic
Lydia West walked the red carpet in a figure-hugging Loewe black gown with white puffed shoulders. Her dress stopped just above the ground, showing off her peep-toe black heels. She looked sophisticated and chic with a sculptural side fringe and effortless makeup focusing only on the eyes. Lydia accessorized this stylish ensemble with a black clutch and small pearl earrings to add a hint of bling.
Cush Jumbo – Glamorous and Gutsy
Looking stunning in a sequin gown by Michael Kors, Cush Jumbo made quite a wave at the BAFTA 2021. The floor-sweeping all-black gown with a plunging neckline caught the frenzy of the shutterbugs. Cush sported her signature short crop, allowing her feathery lashes and bold brows to take centre stage, while she kept her makeup simple. The look was complete with Messika jewellery and simple black, strappy heels.
Jodie Comer – Effortlessly elegant
The Killing Eve beauty, Jodie Corner, looked effortlessly cool in a chic midnight blue tailoring silk jumpsuit from sustainable designer Gabriela Hearst. This simple top teamed up beautifully with a pair of high-waisted flares and peep-toe heels. She wore her blonde tresses in soft beach waves and went in for dramatic smokey eye makeup and light pink nails. Her look was complete with statement jewellery from Tiffany & Co jewellery.