The best red carpet looks from The Fashion Awards 2021

30 November 2021
By Danielle Clausen

Prepare for a dose of escapist glamour with the stars who took to The Fashion Awards 2021, donning looks that celebrated expression in all forms.

Designers, celebrities and change-makers came together at London’s Royal Albert Hall as The Fashion Awards made a return for 2021, in partnership with TikTok. Hosted by The British Fashion Council, this year’s awards evening celebrated creativity amidst the pandemic era.

The evening was also a poignant opportunity to pay tribute to trailblazing designer Virgil Abloh who tragically passed away from cancer just a day before the event, a massive loss for the fashion industry as a whole.

Read on for the most glamorous, noteworthy, and creative looks from The Fashion Awards red carpet.

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Entertainer and host of the evening Billy Porter made an entrance wearing a sculptural gown by emerging British designer Richard Quinn.

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True to her retro sensibilities, Alexa Chung donned a sweet gown by New York-based Chinese designer Caroline Hu. 

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Actress Gabrielle Union-Wade stunned in lime green Valentino couture, accessorised with Messika jewellery. 

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English singer and songwriter Griff wore a frothy dress by Simone Rocha. Fittingly, Rocha took home the Independent British Designer award.

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Writer and activist Sinéad Burke wore a custom Gucci gown. She also collected creative director Alessandro Michele’s Trailblazer Award on his behalf.

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Pop sensation Dua Lipa wore a sleek strapless dress from emerging designer Maximilian, finished with jewellery by Tiffany & Co.

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Model Elsa Hosk wore a floral delight designed by Richard Quinn, topped off with a pair of elegant gloves.

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Actress Eiza Gonzalez sparkled in a gown by Paco Rabanne, finishing off her look with a matching cap that paid homage to the brand’s iconic use of chainmail mesh.

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Model and activist Leomie Anderson had a naked dress moment in peek-a-boo lace by Valentino.

For more show-stopping inspiration, take a look at the best red carpet looks from the 2021 Cannes Film Festival and the 2021 Venice Film Festival.

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