Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

It is a truth universally acknowledged that British awards shows bring out the best - and the worst - in fashions. And so it was at the Bafta Television Awards at Royal Festival Hall.



The Good:

Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

Okay, it's a bit hard to see the awesome necklace Mischa Barton's working here, but rest assured, she's doing her Marianne Faithfull best.


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

Liz McClarnon balances nude with pretty. Which sounds ugly. But isn't.


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

Jenni Falconer's forest green is a nice take on the Deco trend.


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

I love seeing a gown with sleeves like Davina McCall's.


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

Jaime Winstone's dress keeps the whimsy at just enough.


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

Louise Redknapp looks unbelievably glam in this screwball glam-gown.


The Bad:

Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

Kate Silverton sports what may be an artist's smock attacked by an eagle.


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

Kaya Scodelario: sequins attack the reptile house.


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

Hannah Murray got the same dress code memo!


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

You know what Alexa Chung's outfit needed? A cat purse!


The Hair:

Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

The Barbara Windsor.


Horrific Hair, Gorgeous Gowns & Bass At Britain's Bafta Awards

The Justin Lee Collins.

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