The purple carpet was unfurled for the primary time in two years on Monday afternoon because the Girls Of The 12 months Lunch and Awards bought underway at London‘s Royal Lancaster Resort.
After a prolonged delay prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, company have been lastly in a position to meet nose to nose for the annual celebration of extraordinary ladies throughout each aspect of society.
Acquainted TV personalities together with Cat Deeley, Suranne Jones, Tamzin Outhwaite and Laura Whitmore have been available to lift a glass with out the hindrance of COVID-19 enforced protocols.
Main the way in which, Cat, 44, caught the attention in a sweeping purple gown and peep-toe heels as she made her manner contained in the Hyde Park venue forward of the annual occasion.
The presenter, who raises two youngsters with husband Patrick Kielty, added to her look with a wise black purse, whereas deft touches of make-up drew additional consideration to her naturally fairly options.
Guaranteeing she claimed her personal share of the limelight, Suranne, 43, opted for a form-fitting blue floral gown with peaked shoulders and an ankle size lower as she posed for images alongside Heba Bevan, winner of the Vodafone’s Girls of the 12 months Innovation Award.
Gorgeous: Main the way in which, Cat Deeley, 44, caught the attention in a sweeping purple gown and peep-toe heels as she made her manner contained in the Hyde Park venue forward of the annual occasion
Fancy assembly you right here! The presenter was clearly delighted to stumble upon previous good friend Tamzin Outhwaite on the purple carpet on the Hyde Park venue
Fashionable: Guaranteeing she claimed her personal share of the limelight, Suranne, 43, opted for a form-fitting blue floral gown with peaked shoulders and an ankle size lower as she posed for a photograph alongside Heba Bevan, winner of the Vodafone’s Girls of the 12 months Innovation Award
She gave the impression an informal flourish by sporting white flatform trainers, whereas her darkish hair was neatly pulled into a standard ponytail.
Elsewhere Tamzin Outhwaite, 50, appeared gorgeous in a semi-sheer white gown with intricate lace detailing as she greeted onlookers forward of this yr’s lunch.
Making her manner onto the purple carpet, the previous EastEnders actress appeared delighted as she crossed paths with previous good friend Cat, with pair warmly embracing earlier than making their manner into venue.
Trying good: Tamzin Outhwaite appeared gorgeous in a semi-sheer white gown with intricate lace detailing as she greeted onlookers forward of this yr’s lunch
Say cheese: Tamzin and shut good friend Cat beamed as thy posed for images on the annual occasion on Monday afternoon
Laura Whitmore additionally added a contact of glamour to proceedings, with the Love Island presenter choosing a wise verify two-piece swimsuit and chunky black boots.
She was joined by TV veteran Lorraine Kelly, whose on-trend tan jumpsuit proved to be a purple carpet spotlight as she mingled with company.
The presenter, 61, added to her look with a pair of leopard print heels, whereas make-up chosen from a delicate color palette complimented her immediately recognisable options.
In the meantime Sue Perkins apparently missed the glamorous memo, with the presenter, 52, attending the occasion in a branded T-shirt, skinny denims and Nike high-top trainers.
Nicely performed: (L-R) Tully Kearney, Laura Sugar, Emma Wiggs, Charlotte Henshaw, Lauren Steadman and Lauren Rowles attend the Girls of the 12 months Lunch & Awards
In attendance: Former EastEnders actress Tracey-Ann Oberman (L) and writer Kathy Lette (R) posed for images on the purple carpet
Big day: Sue Perkins greets award winner Kylie Grimes on the Royal Lancaster Resort on Monday afternoon
Three’s firm: (L-R) Jo Baring, Kathy Lette and and Katrin McMillan pose for a photograph at Monday’s occasion
Girls of the 12 months have been internet hosting their 67th annual occasion to recognise and rejoice 400 ladies from throughout the UK who’ve achieved outstanding issues over the course of a yr additional sophisticated by the pandemic.
The occasion champions ladies from all walks of life and every visitor is nominated by a member of the Girls of the 12 months Council in recognition of her private achievement or inspiration, ensuing of their attendance as a ‘Woman of the Year’.
Monday’s presentation was hosted by Sue Perkins, with awards introduced by Lorraine Kelly Suranne Jones, and Cat Deeley.
Different excessive profile figures in attendance included Sharon Horgan, Victoria Coren Mitchell, Baroness Floella Benjamin, Tanni Gray-Thompson, Tracey Ann Oberman, Charity Wakefield, and Anneka Rice.
Dame Esther Rantzen, a long-time activist and founding father of Childline and The Silver Line, acquired the Girls of the 12 months Lifetime Achievement Award 2021.
Let’s look by way of the spherical window: Former Play Faculty presenter Baroness Floella Benjamin caught the attention in a scorching pink trouser swimsuit on the annual occasion
All mine: British para-athlete Kylie Grimes poses along with her award following Monday’s ceremony
Facet by aspect: Mursal Hedayat and Lisa Francis attend the Girls of the 12 months Lunch & Awards on Monday afternoon