With her ex-boyfriend Harry Styles in attendance, Taylor Swift made sure she showed him exactly what he was missing by making a showstopping entrance at the Brit Awards on Wednesday night.
The 23-year-old singer dazzled on the red carpet in a black Elie Saab gown, displaying two thigh-high sheer panels in the flowing floor-length skirt.
Taylor, who is nominated for the Best International Female Solo artist award, highlighted her trim waist with a gold waist belt with link detail.
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The beautiful gown had a slit from the neckline dipping down to the middle of her back and sheer panelling around the sides. The I Knew You Were Trouble singer had her dark brown locks in a straight and sleek style with her fringe framing her face, just above her eyes.
Dressed to impress: Taylor Swift wowed on the red carpet in an Elie Saab dress with two thigh high splits
Underneath her dramatic gown Taylor stepped out in a pair of Giuseppe Zanotti heels for the occasion.
A backstage insider said: 'No one wants anything awkward to happen. Taylor and Harry are definitely being kept well apart.''Taylor is near Robbie [Williams], Justin Timberlake, Mumford & Sons and James Corden in one area- Harry is down a different corridor with an extra-large room for himself and the other 1D lads.'
Making a dramatic entrance: The 23-year-old singer oozed confidence as she arrived onto the red carpet at the 02 arena
Not only did she opt for a simple but sophisticated look with her dress sense, Taylor also stuck to a subtle look with her make-up wearing heavy eyeliner, a golden glow on her cheeks and a natural lip.While Taylor made sure she was looking sensational, the prospect of her bumping into Harry is minimal, given the pair are being kept apart by Brit bosses.
Showing just enough flesh: The gown not only boasted thigh high splits but there was also a slit from the neckline that dipped down to the middle of her back
Nipped in: The I Knew You Were Trouble Singer showed off her trim shape with a gold waist belt with link detail
Early arrival: Taylor was one of the first guests onto the red carpet and avoided a confrontation with Harry Styles who arrived with his band much later
Snap happy: Taylor was more than happy to pose for snaps and sign autographs for fans waiting on the red carpetBosses also arranged for the pair, who are both performing at the bash, to rehearse on separate days.
Its not clear what song Taylor will chose to perform at the show but she openly mocked Styles at the Grammy Awards by speaking in a British accent during her performance of We Are Never Getting Back Together. She may well sing her break-up track or she could sing I Knew You Were Trouble, which is said to be about the One Direction star.
In demand: When she wasn't posing for photographer snaps Taylor was seen having her picture taken by fans on their phones
And it seems that Taylor avoided a possible confrontation on the red carpet by arriving early at the 02 arena ahead of the awards ceremony.
She knows she is looking good: Taylor kept her make-up simple with heavy eyeliner, a golden glow on her cheeks and natural lips
The former couple's short-lived romanced ended over New Year after the pair had an argument while holiday in the British Virgin Islands.
Photographers darling! Taylor was the centre of attention thanks to her sophisticated outfit
Suited and booted: Harry arrived with his One Direction band mates later after Taylor
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