BAFTAs time is almost upon us. This Sunday, the best contributions to film of 2016 will be honoured at the 70th EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall, presented by the delightfully funny national treasure Stephen Fry. Team Coleman Douglas Pearls will certainly be watching.
After all this gloomy British winter weather, it seems just the right moment for an injection of glam and a celebration of the best in on-screen entertainment. No doubt there will be a chance to watch numerous clips of the aesthetic delight that was La La Land, which has unsurprisingly had the highest number of nominations. And then there will be gorgeous frocks galore, and of course the accompanying jewellery. This year, we’re expecting to spot pearls aplenty on the red carpet, particularly after they featured big in the outfits of a number of celebrities at the Golden Globes last month.
We loved British actress Sienna Miller’s Golden Globes look; a simple strand of South Sea pearls was complemented by oversized diamond earrings. Sienna wore a cluster of pearl bracelets as well as pearl rings on both hands.
Singer songwriter and actress Janelle Monae opted for pearl jewellery in her hair, a delicate detail to counterbalance her statement monochrome gown.
Both Sienna and Janelle offset the clean, finished elegance of their pearls with ‘undone hair’, keeping the look young and light.
Pearls have often loomed large at the BAFTAs: we were honoured that British actress Kristin Scott Thomas chose our Lariat pearl necklace in pink to wear as she presented the event a few years ago.
The BAFTAs essentials
When: Sunday 12th February, 9pm, BBC 1
Spoiler alert: The BAFTAs are not filmed live, so keep clear of social media beforehand if you don’t want to know the winners ahead of time.