Pratishtha Rana
Yesterday, the world witnessed the BRIT Awards turn into a fully physical, in-person red carpet event. The British music industry’s most-awaited night was attended by 4,000 people, without social distancing and face mask norms. Although, everyone underwent a Covid test before and after the show. This was done under the UK government’s Events Research Programme to assess the possibility of hosting big, live events with live audiences, without Covid protocols in near future.
The O2 Arena in London was the choice of venue. The audience swooned to performances of music icons, Elton John, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Coldplay and Dua Lipa. On the red carpet too celebrities didn’t hold back from unleashing their glamourous avatars.
Scroll on to see who wore what.
Harry Styles looked all dapper and cheeky in Gucci’s wool and silk jacket-pants. Last night, he took the trophy home for the Best British Single for his hit track, Watermelon Sugar.
Harry Styles in Gucci, BRIT Awards 2021
Harry Styles in Gucci Aria
Dua Lipa won not one but two awards — Best Female Solo Artist and Album of the Year. The Levitating singer wore a golden-mesh patterned, cowl neck dress by Vivienne Westwood.
Dua Lipa in Vivienne Westwood, BRIT Awards
Dua Lipa in Vivienne Westwood
Taylor Swift returned to the red carpet wearing a dazzling bralette and skirt co-ord by Miu Miu. She won the BRITs Global Icon award.
Taylor Swift in Miu Miu / Joseph Caselle, Instagram
Rina Sawayama was nominated for the BRITs Rising Star award. She arrived at the red carpet in a stunning, purple-hued Balmain gown.
Rina Sawayama in Balmain, BRIT Awards
Rina Sawayama in Balmain
Raye brought back the glamour of the Jazz era of the 1920s wearing a hot pink, sequined, high slit Etro gown.
Raye in Etro
Haim, the three-sister American Pop-Rock band stepped up at the carpet in classic, power-dressed outfits by The Row.
HAIM in The Row
Maya Jama made heads turn, sporting high-jewellery from Bulgari and a bejewelled, all-black outfit by Area.
Maya Jama in Area
Mabel picked a risque, but extremely elegant neon gown and matching gloves from the house of Tony Ward Couture.
Mabel in Tony Ward Couture
Headie One was decked up in a shimmery, silver long overcoat by Louis Vuitton with LV logo all over. He styled it with a statement neck piece, rings, bracelet and a watch.
Headie One in Louis Vuitton
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