Hollywood comes to town! Tinseltown's leading ladies flock to the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London
08:26 GMT, 30 May 2012
It is one of the biggest events on the UK showbiz calendar and gives our girls a chance to dazzle and shine and show off the Best of British on the red carpet.
But the Glamour Women of the Year Awards is also not one to be missed by the leading ladies across the Pond, who make the pilgrimage every year to Mayfair in London for the ceremony.
And leading Tinseltown's girls was Glee's Lea Michele who looked sensational in a long dark blue strapless gown with a mermaid tail.
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Good evening, everyone! Lea Michele waved and beamed at the cameras as she led the Hollywood glitz on the red carpet at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards
She waved at the cameras and flashed her big beaming smile as she arrived at the event in Mayfair's Berkeley Square.
Lea was joined at the event by actress Jessica Alba who had flown in especially for the party with her make-up artist friend by her side.
Frilly and fun: Jessica Alba arrived at the bash in a long black chiffon gown
And her pal did a great job making
her look glamorous as she arrived wearing a long black gown with lace
and chiffon around the neckline and shoulders, her make-up immaculate
and her hair pinned up on her head.
attending was former X Factor judge Kelly Rowland who also opted for a
mermaid tail dress but hers had a halterneck and was decorated with a
big white feather pattern.
Sensational: Kelly Rowland looked a million dollars in her halterneck mermaid tail dress as she arrived at the party
Mind the frock! Thanks to a quick-thinking member of Kelly's crew, her dress was rescued from being dragged along the road as she stopped to talk to reporters
Other A-listers who had flown across
the Atlantic especially to be here included Eva Longoria, who, after a
week of parading a number of glamorous frocks during Cannes, decided to
tone it down for last night's party.
arrived in an orange Victoria Beckham dress and looked like she was off for a girlie
lunch instead of a red carpet bash but still managed to look fantastic.
Showing off her friend's wares: Eva Longoria came in an orange dress designed by gal pal Victoria Beckham
Latina lovely: Sofia Vergara brought her South American charms to the red carpet in her vibrant, sexy red dress
The bold and the beautiful: Eva later tweeted a picture of herself and Sofia posed up together at the awards
As did Modern Family star Sofia Vergara, who looked an absolute knockout in her strapless red dress which clung to her curves.
Other American stars included Oscar nominee and The Help star Viola Davis, who looked gorgeous in a sparkly black dress, and music legend Dionne Warwick, who also opted for something black and sparkly.
The actress and the singer: The Help star Viola Davis and singing legend Dionne Warwick were also there
Ladies who glam: Jessica Alba, Eva Longoria and Sophia Vergara posed for a pic which Sophie then tweeted
One of Britain's homegrown Hollywood stars Naomi Watts, was also there. She was born and spent the first 14 years of her life in Britain before moving to Australia, eventually moving to LA in the '90s.
She arrived with David Furnish and looked very glamorous in a black and beige net dress.
Webbed woman: Naomi Watts was also on the guestlist and arrived in a black and beige dress with David Furnish on her arm
Schmoozing: Piers Morgan in his element surrounded by sexy Hollywood stars Jessica, Eva and Sofia
Goofing around: Sofia tries to give Piers bunny ears as he cosies up to Jessica
What's in the bag Jessica left the bash with a coveted Glamour goodie bag
THE GLAMOUR WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION – Kylie Minogue
ICON – Dionne Warwick
SOLO ARTIST – Jessie J
TV PERSONALITY – Kelly Rowland
BEST PRESENTER – Holly Willoughby
THEATRE ACTRESS – Amanda Holden
UK TV ACTRESS – Jessica Findlay-Brown
US TV ACTRESS – Lea Michele
EDITOR'S SPECIAL – Michelle Dockery
BEST BAND – Florence and the Machine
BREAKTHROUGH – Lily Collins
INSPIRATION – Eva Longoria
ENTREPRENEUR – Jessica Alba
FILM ACTRESS – Viola Davis
SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT – Hayley Turner
MAN OF THE YEAR – Tom Hiddleston
RADIO PRESENTER – Fearne Cotton
ACCESSORIES DESIGNER – Charlotte Olympia Dellal
COMEDY ACTRESS – Sofia Vergara
WRITER OF THE YEAR – Caitlin Moran