Sarah Burton wins Designer of the Year at top award ceremony

The woman who created Kate”s dress wins Designer of the Year at top award ceremony

Year to remember: Designer Sarah Burton

Year to remember: Designer Sarah Burton”s award came seven months after dress she created for the Duchess of Cambridge was seen across the globe at the Royal Wedding

Designer Sarah Burton managed to keep her involvement with the creation of Kate

Designer Sarah Burton managed to keep her involvement with the creation of Kate”s ivory lace and silk dress a secret from her closest friends and family until the eve of the event

Winners: Jessie J, who turned heads at the awards in a purple jumpsuit, won Breakthrough of the Year, while Dame Judy Dench was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award Star power: Dame Judi Dench was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the event, which was also attended by Claudia Winkleman

Winners: Jessie J, who turned heads at the awards in a purple jumpsuit, won Breakthrough of the Year, while Dame Judy Dench was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award