Jessica Ennis was joined by many other stars who took to the red carpet at the ExCel in London last night for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards.

Ellie Simmonds: The swimmer wore a flattering brightly coloured watermelon sleeveless dress, which she styled with cream platform pumps and a silver beaded clutch.

Jade Jones: Like Jessica, Jade also wore a Victoria Beckham dress, but hers was from the Victoria, Victoria Beckham Fall 2012 collection. The silk-jacquard and brocade mini dress showed off the toned legs of the gold-winning Taekwondo Olympian. Both her black accessories shimmered with a touch of sparkle, with a bright-red lip colour completing her look.

Victoria Pendleton: The cyclist is yet to meet a Stella McCartney dress she doesn’t like. She has pretty much worn the British designer exclusively since the 2012 Olympics. On this occasion she opted for a body-con fit dress with a flounced hemline, which she styled with those horrific Stella McCartney heels with a white platform and a tri-colour shoulder bag.

Katie Melua: I wasn’t expecting to see the singer at this event. She wore a David Koma Fall 2012 silk-jacquard belted dress with a shapely sheer yoke. You may remember that Maria Sharapova wore the same dress on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon back in August.

Victoria, Victoria Beckham Satin and Brocade DressNet-A-Porter.com
Stella McCartney Sleeveless Kicked-Hem DressSelfridges, Saks.com,
Matches Fashion Global (in red) and Matches Fashion UK (in red)
David Koma Silk Jacquard and Net DressLuisa via Roma

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