The singer, 36, hit out at ‘skinny shamers’ over the summer who had expressed concerns over her ‘slim’ figure, and proudly displayed her physique in a glamorous flared silver jumpsuit at the star-studded event at London‘s Royal Albert Hall.
The star’s chic satin ensemble featured a backless blazer top which was paired with a matching belt.
Stepping out: Lily Allen displayed her figure in a backless jumpsuit at the Fashion Awards – after hitting out at ‘skinny shamers’ who expressed concerns over her ‘slim’ look
Lily accessorised with gold hoop earrings, an elegant silver bangle bracelet and a slew of rings.
She styled her raven locks in a classic up-do and her glam makeup enhanced her pretty features.
Posing up a storm on the red carpet the West End actor oozed confidence.
Inside the venue Lily posed for a slew of snaps with TV and radio presenter Maya Jama.
Maya looked incredible in a cut out red floor length gown which she paired with silver open toe heels.
Wow: Lily made a style statement as she arrived at the event in London on Monday night
Chic: The singer, 36, donned a glamorous flared silver jumpsuit at the star-studded event at the Royal Albert Hall
Style: The star’s chic satin ensemble featured a backless blazer top which was paired with a matching belt
Pose: Lily accessorised with gold hoop earrings and an elegant silver bangle bracelet and a slew of rings
After sharing a video of herself behind the scenes on The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan, Lily received a number of comments expressing concerns about her weight.
In the clip she said: ‘Hi, I’m Lily Allen and I’m here with Mo for The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan. I’ve got to be quiet because everyone is talking around.
‘But it is very lovely to be here, Mo’s very funny, there’s lots of great music happening and it’s so nice to be in front of an audience after all this time. Loving it.’
Work it: She styled her raven locks in a classic up-do and her glam makeup enhanced her pretty features
Fashion: Posing up a storm on the red carpet the West End actor oozed confidence
One person wrote: ‘Worried about you Lily. I feel like we’ve grown up together and I’ve never see you this thin.
‘Your fans care about you, your health and we love you very much. Please take care dear.’
In response to the comment, Lily said: ‘You’ve never seen me two years completely sober, not smoking and exercising every day.’
In response to one of the messages which now appears to have been deleted, Lily replied: ‘Seriously, where do you get off? You know NOTHING about me or my lifestyle. How dare you.’
Glamorous: The singer also posed on the red carpet steps as she made her way into the venue
Outraged by what people were saying, one follower wrote: ‘Commenting on someone’s weight isn’t it. Even if you are just ‘concerned’.
‘Even if she did have an eating disorder, she does not need to hear commentary on their bodies from strangers on the internet.
‘Regardless of if it is from a place of concern. Do you really think your comment will help? No, she has people that are there to support her in REAL LIFE.
‘So STOP obsessing over someone else’s body and weight. It’s weird behaviour and it must end. Period.’
Fashion Awards: Lily showcased her style credentials at the star-studded event
Earlier this year, the songstress reflected on past troubles and how she was previously hooked on a drug similar to speed to lose weight while on tour with Miley Cyrus in 2014.
Lily had just returned to music after a lengthy hiatus following the birth of her two daughters; Ethel, nine, and Marnie, eight.
The Smile songstress spoke to DJ Fat Tony on his The Recovery podcast about her own sobriety journey, including her personal lowest point, as she touched on the tour and how she felt – turning to drink, drugs and prostitutes.
After her weight rose to 14st, the 5′ 2″ star began taking a drug similar to speed to shed pounds before the tour, however this sent her on a downward spiral and left her debating taking heroin to help her ‘act out’.
She said: ‘I was supporting this girl who was much younger and more attractive than I felt. I was thinking, “I think I have got a drinking problem. And none of this acting out is working any more. Maybe I should try heroin.”‘
Stars: Inside the venue Lily posed for a slew of snaps with TV and radio presenter Maya Jama
Pose: Maya looked incredible in a cut out red floor length gown which she paired with silver open toe heels
Speaking about the lead-up to heading off with Miley, she said: ‘ I got married when I was 24 and I had a baby, I had a baby who died 10 years ago this month…
‘And then I went on to have two successful pregnancies and then about six months after my youngest was born we ran out of money and I had to go back out on the road again. But I was 14 stone and did not feel like a pop star at all.’
She then turned to drugs to lose weight. Lily said: ‘I started taking a drug which is like speed to lose the weight and I got addicted to this drug because it made me feel invincible. And then I ended up on tour in America supporting Miley Cyrus…
‘It was when she was doing Wrecking Ball – it was a highly sexualised tour. I had just spent the last three years pushing babies out. It couldn’t have been less what I felt like.’
Not happy: Back in July, Lily hit back at skinny-shaming trolls on social media after they suggested she looked ‘thin’
Known as the British Fashion Awards up until 2016, the ceremony was first established in 1989 in a bid to spotlight those making impressive contributions to the industry.
Monday’s event will no doubt pay tribute to Virgil Abloh, who made history as Louis Vuitton’s first black artistic director, and died at age 41 on Sunday following a secret years-long battle with cancer.
The fashion prodigy, a married father of two, had been privately battling a rare form of the disease called cardiac angiosarcoma. He was diagnosed with the condition in 2019.
‘We are all shocked by this terrible news, Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary, he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom,’ Louis Vuitton executive director Bernault Arnault said in a statement.
‘The LVMH family joins me in this moment of great sorrow and we are all thinking of his loved ones after the passing of their husband, their brother, their father or their friend.’
His designs were supported by the biggest names in fashion, including Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Hailey Bieber, and sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid.
Hitting back: In response to the comment, Lily said: ‘You’ve never seen me two years completely sober, not smoking and exercising every day’
Angry: In response to one of the messages which now appears to have been deleted, Lily replied: ‘Seriously, where do you get off? You know NOTHING about me or my lifestyle’
Speaking out: Lily added a lengthy comment in response to discussion about her weight
Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace was among many celebrities to pay tribute to Abloh on Sunday.
‘Virgil, I am lost for words,’ Versace said on Instagram. ‘The world has lost a fashion superstar. An innovator. A creator for the history books. I am thinking of all your loved ones on this tragic day.’
Born on September 30, 1980 in Chicago, the first generation Ghanaian-American Abloh was raised in Rockford, Illinois.
Although having no formal training as a designer, he learned from his mother who was a seamstress.
On the day he graduated from engineering school in 2003, Virgil met Kanye West and went on to meet his then-manager John Monopoly. He became a member of his creative team soon after.
Abloh began his fashion career in 2009 when he interned for Fendi in Rome, Italy, alongside West, Vogue reported.
The pair became fast friends and collaborators, and in 2010 Abloh was named creative director of West’s creative content agency Donda.
News of his death sent shockwaves rippling through social media, where celebrities and fans expressed shock and offered condolences.
R.I.P: Monday’s event will no doubt pay tribute to Virgil Abloh, who made history as Louis Vuitton’s first black artistic director, and died at age 41 on Sunday following a secret years-long battle with cancer (Gigi Hadid and Virgil in 2019)