The BAFTAs 2017: See all the red carpet pictures

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See every look and who wore what on the BAFTAs 2017 red carpet

Awards season is officially underway with London playing host to the EE British Academy Film Awards this evening.

The BAFTAs, hosted this year by Stephen Fry, has already begun, taking place at the Royal Albert Hall, with A-List nominees and presenters already walking the red carpet.

Sophie Turner and Dominic Cooper announced the BAFTAs 2017 nominees last month, with La La Land unsurprisingly coming out on top with a whopping 11 nods, just in front of Nocturnal Animals and Arrival who each received 9 nominations.

From Natalie Portman in Jackie to Nicole Kidman in Lion, Michelle Williams in Manchester by the Sea to Emily Blunt in Girl on the Train, this year promises to be a memorable award ceremony, and an even more memorable red carpet.

From the first few red carpet arrivals, the BAFTAs fashion trends for 2017 were clear, with A-list nominees, presenters and guests all opting for the same looks.

Oriental dresses

BAFTAS 2017 red carpet
The key fashion trend of the BAFTAs 2017 appears to be oriental dresses with everyone from Emily Blunt and Naomie Harris to Hannah Bagshawe and even the Duchess of Cambridge following suit. Alexander McQueen may be the label responsible for the unforeseen BAFTA trend, designing Kate Middleton, Emily Blunt and Hannah Bagshawe’s gowns.

The trouser trend

BAFTAS 2017 red carpet

An unexpected trend for the red carpet this year was monochrome trousers. BAFTA nominee Meryl Streep teamed a pair of black flares with a camisole and a military jacket, while Heloise Letissier, also known as Christine and the Queens, opted for a bold monochrome striped suit and flats. Leading actress nominee, Emma Stone, however, went for a different take on the trend, teaming a pair of Chanel couture cigarette trousers with a dress by the same label.

Metallics and sequins

BAFTAs 2017 red carpet

The red carpet had a feel of the 2016 Met Gala about it, with A-list nominees and guests sporting metallics and sequins. Nicole Kidman, nominated for her supporting role in Lion, opted for a plunging Armani Prive black gown with sequin embellishment, while Michelle Williams, nominated for Manchester by the Sea, wore a silver encrusted mini-dress, teaming it with a pair of black strappy sandals. Penelope Cruz also followed the trend, opting for a silver shimmering floor length gown.

Baby blue

BAFTAs 2017 red carpet

Blue looked like the go-to pop of colour on this year’s BAFTA red carpet, with supporting actress nominee, Viola Davis, wearing a bright blue draped Jenny Packham gown and Anya Taylor-Joy following suit with a baby blue floor length number.

White tuxedo jackets

BAFTAs 2017 red carpet

In terms of menswear, it looks like the white tuxedo was all the rage, with Eddie Redmayne, Iris Da-Silva and BAFTA nominee Andrew Garfield all sporting the look.

Here’s a complete run-down of who was wearing what on the BAFTAs red carpet…


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