Look Du Jour: Rule Brittania

Matthew Williamson Ella Catlirr rule Brittania

Matthew Williamson Ella Catlirr rule Brittania

ella catliff matthew williamson british

ella catliff matthew williamson rule brittania

ella catliff matthew williamson rule brittania

ella catliff british fashion awards

swarovski british fashion awards

anya hindmarch ella catliff rule brittania

ella catliff rule brittania

What: Dress by Matthew Williamson, Valorie Glitter Clutch by Anya Hindmarch (available here), Ring by Swarovski (c/o), Shoes by Isabel Marant & Navy nail polish by Nails Inc.

Where: British Fashion Awards 2013

As anyone who ventured near twitter, Facebook, Instagram, the internet in general or various daily papers last week will know, Monday played host to a rather special event… The 25th annual British Fashion Awards! I love an awards ceremony and with Kate Moss, Harry Styles and Miuccia Prada on the eclectic nominee list, these were set to be the big cheese. Such a fabulous event requires a fabulous dress and obviously I was determined to wear British. Thanks to the fact that everything seems to be moving in warp speed at the moment (seriously, wasn’t it September just yesterday!?) I left my outfit selection a little late. Queue extreme panic and very nearly emptying my bank balance on one of Net-a-Porter’s frocks. Luckily the wonderful Matthew Williamson came to my rescue and not only did I stave off bankruptcy for a while (or at least, until the Manolo Blahnik sample sale) I got to wear one of the most gorgeous gowns I’ve ever laid eyes on. Between the rich, cobalt blue lace, dazzling embellishment and full skater skirt I did’t think I could have been more enamoured with this ensemble. Then I added a glittery Anya Hindmarch clutch and very nearly passed out from sheer, sartorial excitement.

All the goss from the awards themselves coming soon! For now, what do you think of my look?

Love Ella. X

Images by Lea Salomone

7 Thoughts on Look Du Jour: Rule Brittania

  1. […] the world so the chance to do so eluded me. I had a near encounter back in December when I wore the midnight blue version to the British Fashion Awards. But gorgeous though that frock was, it’s icy hued, shimmering […]

  2. […] of it but this time around the British Fashion Council truly took things above and beyond. I shared my outfit for the evening with you earlier this week but in case you missed it, I went all out Brit-tastic in […]

  3. DD says:

    You manage to look classy and very chick at the same moment, blue candy <3

  4. You’re looking very regal in this royal blue number… it’s utterly perfect on you!

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  6. Kira says:

    You are very pretty, that dress looks fantastic on you, love the british style and this is a wonderful choice

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