Best red carpet fashion at the 2022 BAFTAs

Published by Oscar Holland, CNN

The ongoing invasion of Ukraine hung about proceedings at the 75th British Academy Movie Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday, with organizers offering terms of aid and host Rebel Wilson using the spotlight to intention a center finger at Russian president Vladimir Putin.

On the purple carpet, having said that, specific nods to the disaster ended up couple and considerably involving — although a lot of attendees arrived at London’s Royal Albert Hall in darkish-colored and somber outfits that appeared to mirror the temper.

Individuals stars who immediately dealt with the invasion generally did so working with blue and yellow ribbons, as worn by British actress Jessica Plummer and 13-calendar year-old Woody Norman, who appeared together with Joaquin Phoenix in “C’mon C’mon.”

Benedict Cumberbatch, whose motion picture “The Power of the Doggy” was named finest photograph, in the meantime arrived with a Ukraine flag pin on his lapel right before telling the UK’s Sky News that he hopes to help home refugees from the conflict.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter attend the BAFTAs at Royal Albert Hall on March 13, 2022 in London, England.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter show up at the BAFTAs at Royal Albert Hall on March 13, 2022 in London, England. Credit: Stephane Cardinale/Corbis/Getty Illustrations or photos

Somewhere else, “Star Wars” actor Daisy Ridley and most effective supporting actress nominee Caitriona Balfe — wearing Vivienne Westwood and Armani PrivĂ©, respectively — have been amongst a number of large-profile company to have on respectful black gowns. They were joined by the likes of Naomi Campbell, who wore a black Burberry costume with a sq. neckline and very long cape sleeves.

Naomi Campbell poses for photographers upon arrival at the 75th British Academy Film Awards, BAFTAs, in London Sunday, March 13, 2022.

Naomi Campbell poses for photographers upon arrival at the 75th British Academy Movie Awards, BAFTAs, in London Sunday, March 13, 2022. Credit rating: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP

Also impressing in subdued hues were being British product Adwoa Aboah in a pared-again strapless robe by Saint Laurent and “Stranger Factors” star Millie Bobby Brown, who sported a personalized lace and velvet Louis Vuitton gown with a extraordinary educate.

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Girl Gaga wowed in dim shades, as well, taking to the crimson carpet in an tasteful emerald Ralph Lauren gown that took above 150 several hours (and 50 meters of both equally velvet and silk taffeta) to generate. The singer and “Property of Gucci” actress, who was nominated for the finest actress award despite currently being snubbed in the same category for subsequent month’s Oscars, done the appear with Tiffany & Co. jewels that sparkled earlier mentioned a plunging neckline. (Like many other attendees, Woman Gaga was pictured hrs later at the Critics’ Decision Awards, which, though held in LA, staged a individual red carpet celebration at London’s Savoy Lodge.)

Some celebrities have been extra playful with their preference of outfits, even with the serious tone. Emma Watson’s Oscar de la Renta halter dress highlighted a layered tulle skirt Daniel Kaluuya wore a assertion Prada coat with exaggerated teal trim and sleeves and Florence Pugh arrived with a enormous pink bow emerging from the back again of her prolonged-sleeved Carolina Herrera mini costume.

Emma Watson attends the BAFTAs at Royal Albert Hall on March 13, 2022 in London, England.

Emma Watson attends the BAFTAs at Royal Albert Hall on March 13, 2022 in London, England. Credit score: Jeff Spicer/Getty Photos

Daniel Kaluuya attends the BAFTAs in London.

Daniel Kaluuya attends the BAFTAs in London. Credit score: Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP

Florence Pugh attends the BAFTAs awards.

Florence Pugh attends the BAFTAs awards. Credit: Karwai Tang/WireImage/Getty Pictures

The ceremony was loosely themed around James Bond (with 2022 marking 60 many years of the movie franchise), and lots of men opted for straight-forward tuxedos befitting of Britain’s ideal-recognised spy, which includes Tom Hiddleston and “Belfast” director Kenneth Branagh.

Sebastian Stan attends the BAFTAs at Royal Albert Hall on March 13, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)

Sebastian Stan attends the BAFTAs at Royal Albert Hall on March 13, 2022 in London, England. (Photograph by Mike Marsland/WireImage) Credit rating: Mike Marsland/WireImage/Getty Photos

But it was Sebastian Stan — one of plenty of actors subjected to speculation about playing Bond, including Hiddleston — whose tuxedo won the most plaudits, with his Givenchy-made outfit such as a white shirt embellished with little metal rings.

Prime image: Woman Gaga attends the BAFTAs at Royal Albert Corridor on March 13, 2022 in London, England.