Upcoming talent and industry veterans combine at Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party
Up-and-coming names and creative industry veterans graced the red carpet of the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party.
tars of the big and small screens were envisioned alongside musical talent at the event in south London on Thursday night.
Among those appearing were stars of popular TV shows including Derry Girls, It’s A Sin, Game Of Thrones and The Inbetweeners.
Big musical names from the early years include Nicola Roberts, Frankie Bridge and American singer Ashley Roberts.
Roberts, a member of the Anglo-Irish pop group Girls Aloud from 2002 to 2013, wore a shimmering maroon button-up dress.
She paired the outfit with a small black handbag with red roses.
Popular pop star Bridge opted for a blue high-neck knit dress with unique cut-out details.
Bridge began her career in 2001 as part of S Club Juniors before successfully auditioning for The Saturdays in 2007.
Pussycat Dolls star Ashly Roberts defied the frigid February weather in a bolder outfit.
The singer wore a small light pink corset, matching trousers, although her shoulders were completely exposed.
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AJ Odudu also chose a softer option for the evening.
The announcer and presenter wore a pair of black trousers with a purple, jewel-encrusted butterfly shirt that was both open shoulder and back.
Odudu recently hosted the handover ceremony for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, scheduled to be held in Liverpool, alongside TV personality Rylan Clark.
Elsewhere, the stars of the sixth-form sitcom The Inbetweeners, Emily Atack and Blake Harrison have been reunited.
Atack wore a black midi dress with large feather trim and matching black heels.
It comes after the release of the poignant documentary Emily Atack: Asking For It? airs on BBC Two on Tuesday evenings.
Harrison opted for a black button-down shirt underneath a simple blue suit.
Derry Girls stars Dylan Llewellyn and It’s A Sin actor Nathaniel Curtis also sported a simple yet bold ensemble.
Llewellyn, who played British cousin James in the Northern Irish comedy, wore a moss green suit, with flared trousers and a white T-shirt.
Curtis, who played Ash Mukherjee, in the Channel 4 melodrama, wore a dark red-orange double-breasted jacket with a black T-shirt.
Game of Thrones actress Gemma Whelan wore a long white and black dress with a geometric pattern, accented by bright pink heels.
Star Wars franchises who also attended the event included Naomi Ackie and Varada Sethu, who starred in Disney+’s award-winning Andor spin-off series.
Ackie wears a long black leather jacket studded with stones over a shimmering silver dress with a snakeskin pattern.
Sethu opted for a cream-colored two-piece with flowing sleeves and an ornate gold and white choker necklace.
She paired the accessory with a nailed gold bag with a faux pearl handle.
Also pictured at the event were famous faces including broadcaster Dermot O’Leary, who attended with his wife Dee Koppang.
Rising musical talent Emma Eyre also appeared on the red carpet, along with actors Anthony Welsh, Rosaline Eleazar and Wallis Day.
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