The biggest names in the music industry flocked to London’s O2 Arena to recognise the enormous accomplishments of music at the annual BRIT Awards 2023. And as always, there was a tonne of eye-catching fashion on exhibit on the red carpet turning heads. Buckle up as we are going to give you a dose of top-notch celebrity style, directly from the 2023 Brit Awards red carpet.
The BRIT Awards red carpet has always been a display for the avant-garde fashion and alluring evening gowns, and this year was no exception. Sam Smith forwent the customary red carpet attire in favour of a surrealist inflatable jumpsuit, and Harry Styles, once again, demonstrated his sheer adoration for 1970s style, which is here to stay.
Honourable mentions go to the gorgeous Jodie Turner-Smith in an electrifying metallic silver Zuhair Murad couture, “Artist Of The Year” Harry Styles in one of Harris Reed’s first red carpet looks for Nina Ricci, and red carpet couture queen singer-songwriter Lizzo in a metallic Robert Wun gown that made a bold statement for the evening. And while we dive into the rest of the night’s sexiest fashion moments, mamas-to-be Jessie J, Montana Brown, and Kamille undoubtedly modelled the most memorable ensembles with their baby bumps on display. Jessie J was also making her ten-year return to the event—what a comeback with a lovely little plus one!
Scroll through to see our pick of the best-dressed celebrities in attendance and catch up on all the fashion highlights from the 2023 Brit Awards!
British actress and model Jodie Turner-Smith strutted down the 2023 Brit Awards red carpet as she channelled the 70s glow in a glamorous silver Zuhair Murad Couture gown. Her daringly high-slit metallic lamé, platinum frosting, and one-shoulder jersey-draped gown from the Zuhair Murad Couture Spring-Summer 2023 collection took everyone’s breath away. Looking gorgeous as ever, Jodie accessorised her look with Chopard jewellery.
Camille Razat and Lucien Laviscount made their way from Paris to London in coordinated black outfits, grazing the 2023 Brit Awards red carpet, drawing praise from fashion critics. Razat opted for a Robert Wun ensemble comprising a waist peplum and layered pleated skirt from the Robert Wun Spring 2023 collection. She maintained her honey-blonde hair in loose open waves cascading down her shoulders, with minimal makeup and accessorised her look with Chopard jewellery.
Maya Jama dazzled everyone with her stunning appearance, opting for a timeless number—a strapless little black dress. The “Love Island” host flaunted her curves in a sophisticated midi-dress by Schiaparelli, a magnificent black column dress decked with glittering gold elements and ribcage-inspired embellishments.
AJ Odudu wore this sequined jumpsuit equivalent of the naked dress by Pinko Official, a truly out-of-this-world outfit combing the sheer panelling for elegance and glamour with walking comfort for a busy evening.
Ludovic de Saint-Sernin is clearly Charli XCX’s go-to brand nowadays, as she donned another chic number straight from the runway. The British star went braless and took the sheer risk of baring it all in this daring crystallised dress, adorned with a glittering monogram print, a halterneck, and sporty white trim, leaving very little to the imagination. For a sultry red-carpet look at the BRIT Awards 2023, she accessorised the cross-neck gown with a white thong and satin Louboutins.
For the 2023 BRIT Awards red carpet, Lizzo took on the customary guise of a golden goddess in her “Golden Phoenix Gown.” It’s a statement-making, opulent couture gown and the very first custom design from the SS23 Robert Wun Couture Collection. The extravagant masterpiece included a one-shoulder bodycon silhouette made of molten dark-gold fabric, embellished with enormous, gigantic golden ruffles that surrounded her body and included a collar that rose above her head.
Lizzo polished her appearance with glam makeup, nude glossy lips, and smoky eyes with gold lids. She wore a pair of black strappy sandals and an array of Anabela Chan jewellery, including Golden Wisteria Earrings in anodised recycled aluminium, laboratory-grown yellow sapphires, brown and white diamonds, and the Canary Peony Butterfly Ring.
After the multi-colour patterned jumpsuit, Harry Styles returned to the red carpet with his whimsical fashion, sporting a custom-tailored Nina Ricci atelier: a velvet suit that showcased an hourglass silhouette, a sumptuous velvet texture, satin lapels, a nipped-in waistline with a peplum cut, and a large floral corsage in black satin organza that was tied around his neck. The two-piece was custom-made by Nina Ricci, headed up by creative director Harris Reed and styled by Harry Lambert.
Salma Hayek chose a recent Alexander McQueen dress for a witchy mesh and latex glam look. She wore a biker corset dress paired with an asymmetrical draped skirt, looking youthful beauty while flaunting her gorgeous curves in sheer panels, patchwork strips of leather, and the tiniest waistline. She accessorised her look with Boucheron jewellery exuding sultry vibes.
Ellie Goulding stepped out on the red carpet in an intriguing and edgy metal-breasted ensemble. This understated yet daring attire includes a matte black, custom-made Cameron Hancock corset breastplate with crisscross detailing webbed across the back. She complemented the style with the same-coloured flared pants and high-heeled boots, creating a powerful and confident appearance.
Kim Petras turned up all spidey as she arrived in a classic little black Valentino minidress and 7-inch platform pumps with fingerless gloves on the 2023 BRIT Awards She complemented the style with the same-coloured flared pants and high-heeled boots, creating a powerful and confident appearance..
Shania Twain looked incredible in this fitted, mellow yellow dress from Yves Saint Laurent’s Ready-To-Wear 2023 collection, paired with David Morris’s jewellery. The luminous outfit retails at £3,150, and features long sleeves, modern gathered detailing, and a floor-length fit.
Model and activist Munroe Bergdorf stole the show in a sexy black latex dress with a daringly high slit at The BRIT Awards 2023 red carpet. She rocked the ceremony looking ferocious in Atsuko Kudo Couture Latex Design with opera gloves, Louboutins and dark lips.
Jessie J reimagined maternity style, flaunting her blossoming baby bump after she returned to the BRIT Awards in ten years, this time with a lovely plus one. The stunning Selezza Carmel matching cherry red co-ord featured a cropped lace top, dramatic tulle sleeves, and a matching pair of web-like trousers with a bag by Mae Cassidy.
Sometimes, less is more and Leomie Anderson swore by this saying. Model Leomie Anderson donned a tasselled pink Area two-piece with a fringed skirt at the 2023 Brit Awards, boasting a halter neck with floral details.
Sam Smith sported a custom-made, sculptured, inflatable latex full-body suit from HARRI. It featured exaggerated balloon-shaped shoulders and legs, platform boots, and matching black latex gloves. According to the designer of the quirky ensemble, there is a reason why Smith insisted on wearing it on the red carpet.
Speaking to WWD, Harikrishnan Keezhathil Surendran Pillai, founder of HARRI, said Smith’s decision to wear the inflatable design came as the singer has been dealing with online abuse about their body recently. “Sam was having a lot of hate comments recently after ‘Unholy’ about their body image,” Pillai said. The designer also added that their ensemble celebrates their “natural form and the beauty of being one’s self.” “I wanted to create an image which people have never seen Sam in,” Pillai noted.
Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock became a tangerine dream in this Alberta Ferretti hooded, floor-length gown from the designer’s Spring/Summer 2023 collection. It displayed romantically draped swathes of fabric, a plunging cowl neck and a wrap-effect bust with a ruched seam across the torso and a thigh-high slit looking incredible.
Becky Hill wore a glittering Michael Kors Collection dress with metallic platform heels, stunning the audience. She wore a chocolate stretch jersey gown with sequin hand embroidery from the Fall/Winter 2022 Michael Kors Collection, which also featured asymmetrical detailing, a thigh-split and a sophisticated high neckline.
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