Guests including Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Simon Cowell, Cara Delevingne, Diane Kruger, Christopher Bailey, David Gandy, Lewis Hamilton and Manolo Blahnik arrived at London’s newly opened Sky Garden in the Walkie Talkie building at 20 Fenchurch St. last night for the 18th annual ELLE Style Awards.

Winners included Taylor Swift as Woman of the Year, Sam Smith for Musician of the Year and Cara Delevingne for Breakthrough Actress, with X Factor boss Simon Cowell honoured for his Outstanding Contribution to Entertainment.

Sam Smith wins Musician of the Year, presented by Jourdan Dunn
Sam Smith wins Musician of the Year, presented by Jourdan Dunn

The ELLE Style Awards, in association with H&M, celebrate the world’s most stylish stars, the brightest emerging talent and fashion’s greatest achievers. Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw, hosted the awards, which brought to life the elegance of luxe nightclubbing. Guests enjoyed sets by DJ Severino of Horsemeat Disco and Mary Charteris.

Highlights from the red carpet and behind the scenes footage of the awards featuring a glittering array of celebrity guests are featured on

Guests were tweeting using #ELLEStyleAwards throughout the evening.

Full list of the winners…

Editor’s Choice: Christopher Bailey
Emerging Designer: Ashley Williams
Musician of the Year: Sam Smith
Contemporary Brand: MARC by Marc Jacobs Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley
Model of the Year: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
TV Actress: Maggie Gyllenhaal
H&M Conscious Award: Lily Cole
Rising Star: Rebel Wilson
Accessories Designer: Stuart Vevers
Lifetime Achievement Award: Manolo Blahnik
Actor of the Year: Luke Evans
Breakthrough Actress: Cara Delevingne
Red Carpet Designer: Mary Katrantzou
Film Actress: Diane Kruger
Designer of the Year: Erdem
Outstanding Contribution to Entertainment: Simon Cowell
Woman of the Year: Taylor Swift