After a period of excess the new year can be a miserable time when most of us try to cut back and attempt to stick to our unachievable resolutions. But for the stars it just means the next round of parties, as the new year means one thing - award ceremonies.
The awards season kicked-off in style this week with the People's Choice Awards in L.A. - where Katy Perry was quite literally the star who shone the brightest. She accepted awards for Favourite Female Artist and Favourite Online Sensation in a Betsy Johnson prom dress illuminated by thousands of tiny neon lights. A world without Christmas lights can be a depressing place, so it's good to know that we can always rely on Ms Perry to add some sparkle to the January gloom.
Cat Deeley wore an altogether more demure prom dress for the occasion, but still managed to make an impact on the style spotters. The trend for ladylike silhouettes is set to continue well into 2011.