British Elle Style Awards

Hooray for fashionistas! They dare challenge fashion convention and make us look forward to their red carpet photos because we know they won’t be wearing the usual glam gowns.

See which celebs rose to the occasion at the UK Elle Style Awards last Tuesday.

ELLE Style Awards 2010 - Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart: “Coz I got one hand in my pocket, and the other one’s…” receiving an award? The shy Twilight star got the Woman of the Year award and didn’t disappoint with her Emilio Pucci dress.

ELLE Style Awards 2010 - Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen
Now you know why there were named Elle’s Style Icons of 2010. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen rocked their own signature styles—Mary-Kate in her gothic Lanvin, and Ashley in her tulle couture Christian Lacroix.

ELLE Style Awards 2010 - Naomi Campbell
I don’t know who else could rock a python-print gown. Supermodel Naomi Campbell, 39, was given the Outstanding Contribution award for her 25-year career and her work as global patron of The White Ribbon Alliance (WRA), which promotes safe pregnancy. She dedicated her award to the late Alexander McQueen.

ELLE Style Awards 2010 - Dannii Minogue
What baby bump? Dannii Minogue managed to hide her bun in the oven with this one-shoulder yellow gown by Australian designer Lisa Ho.

ELLE Style Awards 2010 - Alexa Chung
Model Alexa Chung shows off her Editor’s Choice Award, as well as her powder blue dress from the Chanel Spring 2010 collection.

* all images courtesy of Getty