Rule Britannia! Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery and Jessica Findlay-Brown win at Glamour Women of the Year Awards for 'flying the flag around the world'
23:54 GMT, 29 May 2012
In her role as Lady Mary Crawley in the award-winning series Downton Abbey she has been lucky enough to wear the most amazing and beautiful wardrobe.
And last night, Michelle Dockery was praised not only for her own sense of style but for 'flying the flag for Britain around the world'.
The actress was given the Editor's Special award at the Glamour Women of the Year awards, held in Berkeley Square in London's Mayfair.
Rule Britannia: Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery won the Editor's Special gong at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards last night while her on-screen sister Jessica Findlay-Brown took the Best UK Actress accolade
Thanks, Jason! Jessica posed with British actor Isaacs who presented her with her awards
She looked stunned as she was presented with the accolade by Glamour editor Jo Elvin, and took to the stage looking delighted in a very pretty blue and black floral dress.
It was also a good night for her co-star Jessica Findlay-Brown, who plays her younger sister Lady Sybil Crawley.
She won the Best UK Actress award which was presented to her by British actor Jason Isaacs.
All that glitters: A dazzling Kylie Minogue celebrated her 25th year in the pop charts with the Outstanding Contribution Award
And as she took to the stage in her very pretty peach floral dress, she thanked her co-stars and 'all the wonderful women in Downton, it's amazing to work with all of you'.
Kylie Minogue, who arrived in a very stunning sparkly gold dress by Stella McCartney, celebrated her 25th year in pop and her 44th birthday with the Outstanding Contribution Awards.
Presented to her by good friend and Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears, she dedicated the award to her grandmother, her sister Dannii and her mother Carol.
Best Solo Artist: Jessie J holds up her award with pride as she also posed with The Voice co-star Will.i.am who presented her with the accolade
No ogres here! Amanda Holden won the Theatre Actress award for her role in Shrek The Musical as Princess Fiona
And she wasn't the only pop star praised last night after Jessie J, who was wearing a very foxy dress, was awarded the Best Solo Artist award which was presented to her by The Voice co-star Will.i.am.
And she told the crowd at the party: 'I've had so much fun. Last year I was a girl, this year a woman because I get my bum out more and I get an award and a goody bag.'
Singer and former X Factor judge Kelly Rowland walked away with the TV personality gong, which Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden scooped the Best Theatre Actress for her role as Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical.
Honoured: The Help star Viola Davis won the Film Actress of the Year while singing legend Dionne Warwick won the Icon Award
When are you back on the telly Despite not returning to the X Factor and with no other presenting work, Kelly Rowland won TV Personality of The Year
She said: 'I'm thrilled! I started out in the theatre so it's great I get an award for something everyone loves.'
Other winners at the bash included This Morning and The Voice host Holly Willoughby for Best Presenter and Florence And The Machine, who were named Best Band.
Actress Lily Collins, the daughter of pop star Phil Collins, won the Breakthrough award, while The Help star Viola Davis took the Film Actress award and Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria won an Inspiration gong.
Latino lovelies: Eva Longoria posed with her Inspiration of The Year award, while Sophie Vergara stopped for a snap with comedian Chris O'Dowd and her Best Comedy Actress gong
Best friends celebrate: Holly Willoughby won Best Presenter while her gal pal Fearne Cotton was awarded the Radio Personality
Singer Dionne Warwick was named this year's Icon, in an award presented by Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood.
The Comedy Actress Award went to Sofia Vergara who said: 'This is bloody amazing! I don't
know what to say in an English accent!' and Eva Longoria won the Inspiration of The Year award for her charity work.
Fearne Cotton won the Radio Presenter award and thanked Radio who let her 'chat a huge amount of s*** every day' while Jessica Alba won the Entrepreneur gong for developing her household products.
Hollywood girls: Jessica Alba with the award for Entrepreneur of The Year and Lea Michele and her US TV Actress gong
Snow White and the jockey: Lily Collins and the Pandora Breakthrough award and Hayley Turner with the award for Best Sportswoman
designer award went to Charlotte Olympia Dellal best known for her Kitty Flats worn by Beyonce and Sarah Jessica Parker and Glee star Lea Michelle won US TV Actress.
She said: 'I really love being on my TV show, I'm happy to be
on something that makes people laugh.'
The Sporting Achievement award was presented by Fred Flintoff to jockey Hayley Turner and Caitlin Moran won Writer of the Year and joked that she couldn't believe Glamour readers 'voted for a book about strident feminism and my big hairy m****!'
Careful! Thor star Tom Hiddleston larked about with his Man of the Year award
The night was hosted by Graham Norton who was very rude in some of his delivery and took a pop at cosmetic surgery and Elizabeth Hurley and had the audience in raptures when he said: 'Was thinking of getting some work
'Some people get their a******** bleached which is what I
believe Liz Hurley did to Shane Warne.'
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 – Sophia Vergara
WRITER OF THE YEAR – Caitlin Moran