The 74th annual BAFTA Awards is just around the corner. Once again, some of the most stylish A-listers will be hitting the red carpet in their most glamorous attire. The BAFTA red carpet is always purely fabulous, offering the latest trends in fashion and celebrity glamour. To get you excited for the upcoming awards show, we’ve put together a collage of some of our favorite best-dressed celebrities from past BAFTA Awards ceremonies.
Some of the most well-known A-list celebrities who have stunned on the BAFTAs red carpet include Emma Watson, Michelle Williams, Kate Middleton, and more.
10 BAFTA award-worthy gowns
Kate Middleton, 2019 – In Alexander McQueen
Scores of designers have dressed Kate for various events, including the BAFTAs, with Alexander McQueen being the most frequent. The Duchess of Cambridge wore this gorgeous gown at the 2019 ceremony, where she won an award for her charity work on behalf of children’s mental health. Kate wore diamond-encrusted green tourmaline and amethyst Kiki McDonough earrings.
Jennifer Lawrence, 2013 – In Christian Dior Couture
This year’s BAFTA Awards ceremony marked the fifth time Jennifer Lawrence has walked the red carpet at an awards show in Dior. Lawrence’s most recent Dior dress was also worn at the 2019 Golden Globes, raising our excitement for next month’s Academy Awards. Jennifer wore a delicate Chopard necklace.
Lupita Nyong’o, 2018 – In Elie Saab Couture
Lupita Nyong’o debuted her new hairstyle at the 2018 BAFTA Awards. The actress’ stunning gown was also from the designers’ fall couture collection and was worn by Nyong’o at this year’s ceremony. Lupita wore D’Orazio jewelry.
Cynthia Erivo, 2019 – In Vera Wang
Cynthia Erivo’s Vera Wang gown was a stunning finalist at this year’s Critics Choice Awards in the Best Theater Costume Design category—a perfect complement to her incredible performance in The Band’s Visit. Cynthia donned a shoulder piece, multi-chain Necklace, and breastplate.
Cate Blanchett, 2019 – In Christopher Kane
Cate Blanchett’s incredible blue gown for the BAFTA Awards is jaw-droppingly gorgeous. While the actress wore this magnificent gown at the 2019 ceremony, it is also featured on her Vogue cover. Cate donned bright Pomellato Ritratto gemstone rings
Emma Watson, 2011 – In Valentino
Emma Watson has an impressive red carpet history, having stunned in custom-made gowns by Hermes and Tom Ford. This year’s BAFTA awards was no exception, with the actress wearing a gorgeous custom-made Valentino gown for the event and a single earring.
Emma Stone, 2017 – In Chanel Couture
Emma Stone’s Chanel Couture gown from the 2017 BAFTAs was the actress and star of the upcoming movie The Favorite’s latest stunning red carpet look. She wore jewelry by Tiffany & Co.
Saoirse Ronan, 2018 – In Chanel
This season was a breakout year for Saoirse Ronan, who starred in Lady Bird and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also walked the red carpet in a classy black gown from the 2018 BAFTA Awards with Cartier jewelry (IV) and Jimmy Choo shoes.
Viola Davis, 2012 – In Valentino
Viola Davis has an impressive BAFTA Awards history, having won an award at the 2012 event with her role in The Help. She made her appearance on the BAFTA red carpet, wearing a gorgeous custom-made Valentino gown for the event, Diamond-drop earrings, and a matching bracelet.
Cynthia Erivo, 2021 – Vera Wang
The beautiful, talented, and multi-talented Cynthia Erivo! The British actress and singer made her red carpet appearance wearing a Vera Wang dress featuring a sheer lace bodice, tulle skirt. This season Cynthia is also nominated for 2021 for Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in The Outsider series. She wore stunning jewelry chosen by Tiffany & Co.
The BAFTA Awards take place annually in the United Kingdom. They are presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and are among the most prestigious awards an actor, film director, or writer can receive. Though beautiful and unique ensembles are always an exciting part of celebrity red-carpet fashion, one trend that has undoubtedly stood the test of time is diamond jewels. Diamonds have become one of the most popular accessories for the red carpet style, where celebrities look glamorous and elegant. And with so many sparkling jewels on this year’s BAFTA red carpet, we are thinking of making a pilgrimage to London in 2021!