IT was a case of Ladies In Black when the top honours were handed out at the Elle Style Awards in London.

American pop star Katy Perry was crowned Woman Of The Year.

Lily Allen, who recently returned to the music scene after taking a break to become a mother, was named Female UK Recording Artist Of The Year, while Tinie Tempah took home the title of Male UK Recording Artist Of The Year.

Harry Potter star Emma Watson was Actress Of The Year.

Christopher Kane, from Newarthill, near Motherwell, was named British Designer Of The Year, while Model Of The Year was Suki Waterhouse.

Fashion photo­grapher David Bailey was presented with a Lifetime Achievement award, while actor Tom Hiddlestonwas named Man Of The Year.