FLO Revives Destiny's Child with All-England Orchestra

Girl band FLO made history when they became the first band to win the Brit Rising Star Award, stunning at music events in coordinated outfits that paid homage to the iconic looks of Destiny's Child, Girls Aloud and TLC. Following in the footsteps of previous winners Adele, Florence and the Machine and Sam Smith, FLO beat out fellow finalists Cat Burns and Nia Archives. Take home a music award.

"From growing up watching BRITs, to finding each other and forming FLO, to releasing our first body of work in 2022 and winning a BRIT Award in the same year!" the group said in a statement. "We are absolutely shocked and grateful. We are the first group to win the All-BRIT Rising Star Award. We have just made history and we couldn't have done it without our amazing fans and supportive families. It truly is a dream come true Really. We feel empowered to make the music we love, and we want other people to feel that, too.”

Their revival of '90s girl band fashion was one of the night's many talk-worthy fashion moments. Below, learn more about what FLO looks like and some of our other highlights.


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The award-winning trio hit the red carpet in matching burgundy suits by London-based designer Patrycja Pagas, exclusively for The band had the outfit custom-made. British model Jourdan Dunn, former Fifth Harmony member and now solo artist Normani and former Rising Star Award winner Jorja Smith are among the rising stars A fan of the name, she just graduated from the University of the Arts London a few years ago.

Harry Styles

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One of the night's biggest winners, Harry Styles, who had a number of outfits lined up for the Brits, stepped out in a custom Nina Ricci suit complete with a huge floral boutonniere. on the red carpet and won four awards in SS Daley tailoring. Meanwhile, while performing "As It Was," the former director returned to his loyal favorite Gucci. He has masterminded the comeback of the short matador-style blazer, wearing a red sequined jacket paired with black trousers.

Charlie XCX

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While Charli XCX stole the show on the red carpet in a sparkling Swarovski crystal-encrusted gown by Ludovic de Saint Sernin, her simple but effective after-party outfit was the highlight and seemed to pay homage to her favorites A snubbed tribute to the mulatto. Gender Artist of the Year category. This year's full shortlist consists entirely of male musicians. As Charlie pointed out to a BBC reporter on the show: "I was in the middle of an album cycle and I had a number one album [ Crash ]... so yeah, there were a lot of us... we were doing it right Everything, I don't think it's our fault. I think it's probably theirs," she added, seemingly addressing the Brits themselves.

Sam Smith


Sam Smith's inflatable latex costume, a collaboration between Valentino and London- and New Delhi-based artist and designer Harri, inspired a million memes. Harry later revealed on Good Morning Britain that the outfit was inspired by... his dog Kai. "I was thinking from his perspective and how he saw me from such a short perspective," the designer explains. This incredible creation was completed in just four days; what a feat. Smith also performed her "Unholy" collaboration with Kim Petras at the awards show, donning a leather and PVC outfit with bondage-style details and a top hat with devil horns.


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After walking past the red carp in a custom-made gold sculptural dress by Robert Wun, Lizzo took on a flute solo, performing a highlight reel from the eye-catching pink number from her latest album, Special. The silk gown was custom-made by Italian womenswear brand ACT N°1 and featured a dramatic lapel made of soft pile.

Maya Jama

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After returning from filming Love Island in South Africa, Maya Jama teamed up with BBC Radio 1's Claro Amfo to present Irish post-punk outfit Fontaines DC with the International Group Award. While she wore a gold-embellished Schiaparelli dress on the red carpet, she later took to the main stage in a silver dress with crescent-shaped cutouts by Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika.

Leigh-Anne Pinnock

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As a member of Little Mix, Leigh-Anne Pinnock is no stranger to the UK - the band has won three awards there. At the same time, she returned as a newly signed solo artist, wearing an orange dress from Italian designer Alberta Ferretti's 2023 spring and summer collection, with a hair style carefully designed by Dionne Smith.