The British equivalent of America’s Met Gala, the Fashion Awards aim to celebrate fashion’s “creativity and innovation”, nodding to the tastemakers who helped shape the past year. Proving arctic temperatures will never deter sartorial elegance, celebrities, models and style icons walked the red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Tonight, Richard Quinn is nominated for the British Womenswear Designer of the Year award, a moment he marked by dressing young model Iris Law in his SS20 runway collection. But it was iconic Italian designer Giorgio Armani who stole the red carpet show. Arriving with Julia Roberts and Cate Blanchett on his arm, Armani is being honoured with the Outstanding Achievement award. Take a peek at the first arrivals on the carpet.

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Adut Akech arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Winnie Harlow arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Julia Roberts and Giorgio Armani arrive at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Emilia Clarke arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Donatella Versace arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Halima Aden attends The Fashion Awards 2019 after party held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Gerrish/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Elsa Hosk arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Iris Law attends The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Irina Shayk arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/Daniele Venturelli/WireImage )
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Olivia Culpo arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Editor-In-Chief of US Vogue Dame Anna Wintour and Edward Enninful arrive at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 2, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Cate Blanchett arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Lily James arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Guest and Naomi Campbell arrive at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Gugu Mbatha-Raw poses backstage stage during The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 2, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Daisy Lowe arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in the winners room during The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Nicole Scherzinger arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Rihanna poses backstage stage during The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 2, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Amber Valletta arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Kylie Minogue arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Emma Roberts arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Dina Asher-Smith arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Rita Ora arrives at The Fashion Awards 2019 held at Royal Albert Hall on December 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
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