A week in style

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This week we've been treated to an array of fabulously fashionable awards ceremonies; the Grammy awards, the Bafta awards and the Elle Style Awards all saw Hollywood A-listers donning their frocks to tread the red carpet in the hope of making it onto the Vintage Child hot style list (or maybe not). But still, we bring you the Vintage Child hot style list of the most stylish week in fashion this year and some vintage alternatives from our very own shop.

Peaches Geldof looked perfectly pregnant in a vintage style pink lace floor length dress set off by a pop of blue in the form of a clutch bag. She completed her look for the Elle Style Awards with 1940's cropped curls and a smack of red lipstick.

We love the look because: The vintage style is present without being overdone, the colour is gorgeous and the loosely fitted top works well with her slender frame at the same time as complimenting her little bump.

Jessica Chastain teams red lips with a cobolt blue asymmetric structured satin gown by Roland Mouret. The Zero Dark Thirty star was nominated for Best Actress at the Baftas for her role in the film but lost out to Emmanuelle Riva.

We love this look because: The colour is simply electric and off-sets her flame-red hair to perfection. The unusual structural aspect adds some intrigue whilst complimenting her curves.

While Laura Bailey wasn't directly involved in nominations at the Baftas her tangerine orange Roksanda Ilincic dress has given her as much publicity as the award winners themselves.

Why we love this look: the colour and simplicity of this gown are elegant and daring while the jewelled clutch adds a touch of bling. While the shape of the dress is boxy and straight Laura's slender frame carries the look well.

Florence Welch was her usual daring self in a custom made emerald green iridescent Givenchy gown while Taylor swift and Rihanna went for sheer elegance in white and red. All the starlets were very modestly covered up, bringing a refreshing chance from the usual cleavage fest the awards ceremonies bring. Most went for floor length elegance with a hint of leg or skin peeping through a sheer layer. The fashion feel this week has been heavy on striking sophistication, structural gowns and bright pops of block colour.

A special mention has to go to Dame Helen Mirren who, at the age of 67, is rocking a new bubblegum pink crop. Helen was keen to go pink after being inspired by British beauty Sophie Sumner on America’s Next Top Model and said: "I just thought it would be  fun to dye my hair pink". Go Helen!

So...what do you think of our choices? Would you do anything differently and what are we right or oh so wrong about? We'd love to hear your thoughts so let us know by commenting underneath the post on our Facebook page.

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