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BAFTA Glamour Secrets Revealed

1 February 2013
Jessica Chastain

BAFTA's fashion and make-up partners share insider secrets with Edith Bowman on how the stars will be styled on Awards night and what trends we can look forward to seeing this year.

From the minute a star steps foot onto the BAFTA red carpet, the eyes of the world are upon them. It's no wonder then that looking fabulous is part and parcel of attending the EE British Academy Film Awards. On the day of the ceremony BAFTA's official style partners are on hand, offering their services ready to pamper and prepare the stars in the hours before their moment in the spotlight.

In this series of BAFTA Style interviews, Edith Bowman gets the inside secrets on how to achieve the essence of true BAFTA glamour.

BAFTA Style With Edith Bowman


Official Womenswear

Current Trend:
"For an event like the BAFTA Film Awards, a classic strapless, siren gown never goes out of fashion."


Official Menswear

Current Trend:
"We've introduced a lot of velvet this year and added waistcoats making the look even more formal."


Official Make Up

Current Trend:
"For the red carpet it's all about nudes and Hollywood reds. Think Jessica Chastain."


Official Jeweller and Nominees Party Host

Current Trend:
"This year's jewelry trend is very much about big cocktail rings and large cuffs."

Charles Worthington

Official Hairdresser

Current Trend:
"People that want to be of the moment will definitely veer towards something that's a little bit sixties."

88 Rue Du Rhone

Official Watch Partner

Current Trend:
"For women on the red carpet, smaller faced watches work well with the elegant, statement dresses."

Add a Touch of Luxury...

Savoy London

Savoy London: Official Hotel

Official Hotel

The Savoy Hotel in London
plays host to the luxury 'style
suites' where the stars are
pampered and prepared in the
build-up to their big entrance
onto the red carpet.


Taittinger: Official Champagne

Official Champagne

No luxury event is complete
without a glass of Champagne
to toast the moment and
thanks to Taittinger the
bubbles are always flowing
at the BAFTA Film Awards.


Disaronno: After-Party Host

Official After-Party Host

Italian liquor brand DISARONNO
will host the official Awards
After-Party and they have
devised a deliciously stylish
BAFTA Originale cocktail especially
for the occasion.