Elle UK’s Style Awards happened last night, and our favorite celebrities took their outfits to the next level. We’ve done a lot of red carpet coverage these past few weeks (it is awards season, after all) but this might have been the most fashionable event yet: Stylists of the winners and their presenters truly brought their A-game. Click through the slideshow to see Taylor Swift prove things are greener on the other side, the prettiest purple lipstick of all time, a cape that makes our hearts sing, and more.
the 15 best dressed celebs at the elle style awards
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Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesDoes Taylor Swift’s green Julien MacDonald number prove things really are greener on the other side? Or is she just going bold across the pond?
Photo by Gareth Cattermole / Getty ImagesThis, gentlemen, is how to take menswear to the next level. Far too often we see dudes playing with the extremes of men’s dressing—they’re either a total bore or too ambitious. Nick Grimshaw hits the spot in Dolce & Gabbana and Saint Laurent.
Photo by Gareth Cattermole / Getty ImagesSam Smith is giving us the blues in this look from Prada. Still lonely, Sam?
Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesAnthony Vaccarello is fashion’s new proprietor of the sex factor, and who better to use as muse than Rosie Huntington-Whiteley? Damn, girl.
Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesWe’re seriously loving Rebel Wilson in this fitted Eloquii dress.
Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesPixie Geldof stays true to her British roots in this Ashley Williams combo. Can we have your furry clutch friend, please?
Photo by Gareth Cattermole / Getty ImagesWow, Oliver Cheshire... Blue, is, um, your color.
Photo by Gareth Cattermole / Getty ImagesJourdan Dunn could teach a class in tease.
Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesThanks to Jessie Ware for getting us all kinds of excited about Coach’s revamp.
Photo by Gareth Cattermole / Getty ImagesFrom the hair to the lips to the Chanel, this ethereal Ralph & Russo look on Isabeli Fontana is perfect from head to toe.
Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesGwendoline Christie’s cape by Giles is giving us dramatic Maleficent vibes. It’s a long way from Tarth, huh?
Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesThe shoulder moment on Cara Delevingne’s Vivienne Westwood Red Label add just the right amount of sophistication to one of the industry’s youngest starlets.
Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesDiane Kruger in Chanel just screams luxury. Look how rich she looks.
Photo by Gareth Cattermole / Getty ImagesWe feel like Alexa Chung is the only it girl from last night who could pull this Erdem look off, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.
Photo by Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesThis olive green Dsquared2 tuxedo jacket on Nick Jonas was a surprisingly good choice.