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2015 BAFTAs Fashion; Disasters and Bridal Inspiration

Fashion flops and dresses we loved from the red carpet...

Take a look at Wedding Journal’s 2015 BAFTAs fashion flops and what dresses brides should take inspiration from.

2015 BAFTAs fashion

In what is considered a rare opportunity for A-Listers to dress to impress, many TV stars failed to hit the mark in a series of ill-fitting, inappropriate and downright strange choices. While few did manage to wear some eye-catching and brilliant gowns, most obviously sought inspiration from last week’s Met Gala for their unusual choices.

Leading the pack for strange choices was soap star Jennifer Metcalfe, whose VERY revealing floor-length number featured an over-exposed decolletage and sheer paneling around her thighs and knees. Closely following her was Michelle Keegan, and while we adored Michelle’s colour choice of mint green for her gown, the House of Fraser dress was prone to wrinkles and gave her a messy final look.

Rosie Fortescue‘s Julien Macdonald dress seemed ill-fitting for her petite frame, meanwhile Sheridan Smith‘s edgy new brunette hairstyle couldn’t distract from her plain black dress.

We can’t fault all the stars for their outrageous outfits, as many did manage to hit the mark in some stunning ensembles. Maisie Williams couldn’t have looked more adorable in her age-appropriate, lace dress and Poldark’s Eleanor Tomlinson stole the show in a couture gown featuring feather in a shade of soft silvery grey– a colour we are loving at the moment.

Rochelle Humes‘ daring gown managed to tick all the boxes as an edgy choice which looked flawless on her toned figure, and joining her in the sheer, black camp was Katie Piper. An unusual inclusion in our favourite gowns is Donna Air, who has received a fair amount of backlash for her modern, ‘light-up’ dress but we can’t help but love the ethereal nature of the classically bridal offering.

Here’s a summary of our hits and misses from last night’s TV Baftas!

Designer Disasters

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Jennifer Metcalfe (Getty)
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Rosie Fortescue (Getty)
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Michelle Keegan (Getty)
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Sheridan Smith (AP)
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Anna Friel (Getty)

Gorgeous Gowns

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Maisie Williams (Getty)
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Eleanor Tomlinson (Getty)
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Millie Mackintosh (Getty)
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Rochelle Humes (Getty)
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Katie Piper (Getty)
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Donna Air (Getty/Dave J Hogan)

Groomswear Inspiration

We couldn’t leave out some of the ambitious and dashing groomswear choices from television’s leading men- including homegrown Irish talents Graham Norton and James Nesbitt. James looked dapper in his dark grey suit, and while Graham Norton’s shiny blue dinner jacket and cummerbund combination didn’t sail him to the top of the best dressed lists, we have to appreciate his efforts. Winners on the night, Ant and Dec, looked smart as always in matching ensembles, but Olympic athlete Louis Smith failed to impress by apparently forgetting his socks…

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James Nesbitt (Getty)
Fashion from 2015 TV Baftas
Ant and Dec (Getty)
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Graham Norton (PlayLarge Images)
Fashion from 2015 TV Baftas
Louis Smith and girlfriend Lucy Mecklenburgh (Getty)

Oh, and if you’re looking for wedding ring inspiration look no futher than Sophie Ellis Baxtor, who caused a stir in her… ahem… unusual headpiece choice.

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Sophie Ellis Baxtor (WiredImage)
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Sophie Ellis Baxtor (Getty)