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Alexa Chung seldom shows her bad side in public and her recent appearance at the British Fashion Awards was no exception. Taking the coveted Style Icon of the Year award for the third year running, the model and TV presenter wore ablack on white overlayed lace dress cut just above the knee with a pair of Nicholas Kirkwood Belle Epoque boots:

nicholas kirkwood belle epoque.jpgThe stunning and elaborate ankle booties are a standout piece from the designer's autumn/winter 2012 collection, and from the current crop of designer styles available across the board - tapping beautifully into the season's obsession with embroidery and brocade, They are priced at £850 for those who want to buy in to this gorgeous style!

Elsewhere at the event, an immaculately dressed crowd saw Stella McCartney confirmed as Designer of the Year, while Nicholas Kirkwood himself took the Accessories Award. Another shoe designer to be honoured with a British Fashion Council gong was Manolo Blahnik, who took the 'Outstanding Achievement in Fashion' award.