Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House is currently overflowing with acting talent and high fashion credentials as the BAFTA Awards 2012 take place.
We’ve rounded up our favourite red carpet looks from the event, where designs from eccentric British designer Vivienne Westwood have proven popular, along with a few surprises (Michelle Williams in H&M!?). Although the BAFTAs are known as a toned down version of the up-coming Oscars, fashion choices have proven to be just as exciting and luxurious.
View the best looks of the night below – which look do you rate the highest?
Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig in Alberta Ferretti
Meryl Streep in Vivienne Westwood
Australian actress Melissa George in Victoria Beckham
Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay in Alessandra Rich
Presenter Fearne Cotton in Moschino
The Help star Viola Davis in Valentino’s first ever ‘eco gown’
Christina Ricci in Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci
Christina Hendricks in Vivienne Westwood
The Help star Jessica Chastain in Oscar de la Renta
Penelope Cruz in Armani Privé
Tilda Swinton in simple Céline
Michelle Williams in a custom dress by high street retailer H&M
Edith Bowman in Christian Dior
Colin firth in a tuxedo by Giorgio Armani with wife Livia in a tuxedo by Paul Smith
An Education star Olivia Williams in Vivienne Westwood
Latest Bond girl Naomie Harris in Pucci
Model Laura Bailey in Chanel
But our favourite dress of the night goes to Miss Piggy in custom Louis Vuitton