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Emma Thompson In Maria Grachvogel - 'Saving Mr Banks' London Film Festival Closing Night Gala Premiere

Emma Thompson joined Lily Allen and Ruth Wilson on the red carpet for the Closing Night Gala premiere of ‘Saving Mr Banks’ during the 57th BFI London Film Festival held at the Odeon Leicester Square on Sunday evening.

I was delighted to see Emma having fun with fashion. I’m sure many would’ve expected her to wear some sad sack of a dress, but she surprised everyone by wearing a Maria Grachvogel Fall 2013 ensemble.

The look consisted of a silk-organza reflective branches-print blouse with an ethereal, filmic quality styled with a dramatic black jacquard A-line skirt with a shorter front to show off her ankle boots.

I was going to give her full marks for pulling off such a tricky look until I got to the shoes. Open-toe or strappy sandals would’ve elongated her legs.

Maria Grachvogel Fall 2013

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Ruth Wilson In Christian Dior - 'Saving Mr Banks' London Film Festival Closing Night Gala Premiere

Following the ‘Locke’ premiere on Friday evening, Ruth Wilson was back on the red carpet (alongside Lily Allen) for the Closing Night Gala premiere of ‘Saving Mr Banks’ during the 57th BFI London Film Festival held at the Odeon Leicester Square on Sunday evening.

The British actress wore a Christian Dior Fall 2013 Couture strapless fitted midnight-blue bustier dress with orange, cobalt-blue and red brushstrokes.

An oversized oval-shaped sapphire cuff and black mesh Dior pumps with a sculptured heel accessorized the look, complementing the edgier vibe of the Dior piece.

On this occasion the hair was thankfully much improved.

Do you love the Dior look on Ruth or had you earmarked it for Marion Cotillard? I know I had.

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Saoirse Ronan In Kooples - BFI London Film Festival Awards

Saoirse Ronan joined Joanne Froggatt on the red carpet Saturday evening for the BFI London Film Festival Awards held at the Banqueting House in London.

The Irish actress opted for a tailored velvet lapel suit from The Kooples Fall 2013 collection. She feminized the suit with a sheer lace top in the same burgundy hue.

Lace, open-toe heels courtesy of Nicholas Kirkwood accessorized her chic look along with a selection of rings.

Opting to keep her makeup light, Saoirse completed her look with a light pink lip colour.

Were you hoping for something more glam for this awards ceremony, or do you love this for its chic tailoring and fall-like hue?

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Lily Allen In Chanel - 'Saving Mr Banks' London Film Festival Closing Night Gala Premiere

Lily Allen attended the Closing Night Gala premiere of ‘Saving Mr Banks’ during the 57th BFI London Film Festival held at the Odeon Leicester Square in London yesterday evening.

After a hiatus to concentrate on being a mother, the singer is back on the red carpet and it appears not much has changed as she’s wearing Chanel once again.

As she’s one of Uncle Karl’s favourite’s, she was able to go back into the archives to select this Chanel Fall 2011 gown featuring a white cap-sleeved top with black lace accents and a chiffon shredded black skirt accented with an embroidered-leaf waistband.

The look was given a pop of colour via her yellow manicure, with a Chanel ‘Lego’ clutch completing the look.

I do love it when celebs go back into the archives. It’s an opportunity for them to pick those pieces we wish we’d seen on the red carpet. Sadly, this wasn’t such an occasion as this dress has been worn twice before.

Zoe Kravitz wore it to the 2011 UNICEF Snowflake Ball and Emilia Clarke wore it to the 2012 SAG Awards.

I wonder who will wear it in 2014?

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Ruth Wilson In Alexander McQueen - 'Locke' London Film Festival Premiere

Friday evening also saw the screening of ‘Locke’ during the 57th BFI London Film Festival held at the Odeon West End, which was attended by British actress Ruth Wilson.

Selecting a look from the Alexander McQueen Fall 2013 collection, her shortened black velvet dress featured a diamond-shaped beaded bodice on grey tulle, which she styled with a silver metal Cathedral arch belt.

I love how this look commands your attention. It almost has a warrior feel to it with that armoury, but she lets the look down with the hair.

I won’t call it a hairstyle, because not much has been done to it.

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN - COTTON VELVET DRESS

You can buy Ruth’s Alexander McQueen Black Velvet Embellished Dress from Luisa via Roma.

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