SEE PICS! Frock-horrors at the Jingle Bell Ball

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  • The Christmassy Jingle Bell Ball was a catwalk of sartorial shockers - see the pics here!

    The Saturdays, The Sugababes, Lady Gaga and Janet Jackson were just some of the big names to sport some big disasters during Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball in London.

    When a whole host of stars hit London for the festive gig, we were hoping it would be a sparkling, Christmassy showcase of style

    But instead, we were met with a mish-mash of mess, with some of the biggest names in pop donning some highly questionable sartorial selections.


    First up were Brit girlband The Saturdays. Not necessarily known for their winning style, the fivesome are consistently hit and miss with their fashion – and this, unfortunately, was most definitely in the latter category.

    The girls hit the stage in these matching gothic nightmares, looking more on-trash than on-trend.

    The Saturdays - Jingle Bell Ball - Fashion News - Marie Claire

    The second girlband to wow us with their spectacular style flops were The Sugababes. The three-piece walked the red carpet looking tack-tastic in these shocking space-age ensembles.

    The Sugababes - Jingle Bell Ball - Fashion News - Marie Claire

    But if the Brits weren’t flying the fashion flag for us, the Stateside guests weren’t exactly looking entirely stylish either…

    In a sack-the-stylist moment if ever we’ve seen one, Jordin Sparks arrived in this wholly unflattering black dress and leggings combo – which unfortunately, looked a size too small – while Miley Cyrus far from impressed us in her micro-mini hotpants, baggy tee, straggly long locks and chunky boots. 

    Jordin Sparks, Miley Cyrus - Jingle Bell Ball - Fashion News - Marie Claire

    But the biggest disappointment of the event, came courtesy of the two headlining acts. Topping the bill on the Saturday night was MC favourite Lady Gaga, who instead of one of her lovably crazy costumes, looked like she decided to forgo one altogether in red PVC underwear

    Meanwhile, Sunday’s headliner, Janet Jackson, won the award for biggest frock-up in this terrible half hareem-pant, half skirt concoction – which she teamed with a big, unflattering jacket and high-top trainers.

    Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga - Jingle Bell Ball - Fashion News - Marie Claire

    In the not-overly-offensive-but-not-overly-impressive category were Alesha Dixon and Shakira. Although neither completely offended our eyes, we think Alesha only just managed to pull off this fru-fru frock, while we’re fed up of seeing Shakira in the same pale tights and chunky suede boots. 

    Alesha Dixon. Shakira - Jingle Bell Ball - Fashion News - Marie Claire

    Thank the lord for Pixie Lott and Alexandra Burke – our style saviours. While Alex looked chic in her fringed LBD and ankle booties, Pixie looked super-sweet in her ruffled monochrome Moschino dress, with a cutesy bow at the neck.

    Alexandra Burke, Pixie Lott - Jingle Bell Ball - Fashion News - Marie Claire

    So who was your worst dressed of the ball? Let us know your thoughts in the comments box below!



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