They may not be famed for getting their dancing shoes on, but when it comes to glamour, nobody does it better than Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly.
Blonde bombshell Tess favoured a classic navy blue dress with a sexy side split, while heavily-fringed Claudia plumped for a claret the colour of the carpet.
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Stunners: Strictly Come Dancing is back with a sparkle, as on Tuesday evening Claudia Winkleman (left) and co-host Tess Daly (right) lead the launch of Series 14
Claudia, 44, was gorgeous in a floor-sweeping ensemble with a chic double fold – while the pillar shape gave her a stunning shape.
Going for an entirely simplistic look, the brunette beauty wore no accessories save for a dazzling ring, while she gave a glimpse at her pointed heels from beneath the gown.
She styled her classic heavy fringed hairdo into a shaggy mane which tickled her heavily made up eyes in length.
Tess, 47, meanwhile opted for a chic navy gown with a cold shoulder detail and a daring split while her blonde locks were dead straight in style.
Stunners: Leading the stunning way was the show’s host, Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly who will undoubtedly be wowing Saturday night screens with their bevvy on weekly stunning ensembles
Look at hem go! Going for an entirely simplistic look, the brunette beauty wore no accessories save for a dazzling ring, while she gave a glimpse at her pointed heels from beneath the gown
Naughty in navy: Tess added a touch of sex appeal to her look with a racy thigh split extending the length of her leg
Star-studded: The pair seemed to be leading the stars, arriving just ahead of this year’s contestants
Enjoying her moment: Claudia got especially into it, shaking her head with vigor
Tess’ belt was a plate detail matched her hooped earrings in the metallic style while she opted for glimmering shoes to match
Laura Whitmore arrived on the arm of former economic secretary Ed Balls, who looked dapper in a suit, while the Irish model wore a swishing yellow mini.
Daisy Lowe was next to arrive in a super sexy fishnet ensemble which showed off the entirety of ample cleavage while also exhibiting her long legs.
The contestants: This year’s contestants comprise (clockwise from left) include Greg Rutherford, Daisy Lowe, Judge Rinder, Laura Whitmore, Ore Oduba, Louise Redknapp, Will Young, Naga Munchetty, Tameka Empson, Danny Mac, Anastacia, Ed Balls, Claudia Fragapane, Melvin Odoom and Leslie Joseph
Dancing stars: The latest crop literally couldn’t stop themselves from moving
Panel stars: (From left to right) Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Len Goodman were there to see the 16th series kick off
Judge Darcey Bussell, a world famous ballerina, showed off her dancer’s technique as she swished her gown while storming down the red carpet – showing her peers just how it is done.
As she turned around she exposed the backless detail on the gown with intricate beading draping down to give a delicate touch.
Her sleek tresses were worn in a dead-straight style cascading over her shoulders while falling from a side parting.
Making her mark: Judge Darcey Bussell, a world famous ballerina, showed off her dancer’s technique as she swished her gown while storming down the red carpet – showing her peers just how it is done
Look at her go! Her champagne coloured gown was adorned with beading and intricate details
Greeting her public: Darcey bid a warm hello to the vying admirers
Swishing sensation: As she turned around she exposed the backless detail on the gown with intricate beading draping down to give a delicate touch
The glittering line-up of contestants was announced in full last week.
British Olympic heroes Greg Rutherford and Claudia Fragapane have shown they can do it in Rio – but now they are aiming to win the Strictly Come Dancing glitterball.
Long jump star Greg and gymnast Claudia are among the contestants for the new series of the hit BBC dance show starting on Saturday, September 3.
Here we go! The glittering line-up of contestants was announced in full last week with show stalwart Anton du Beke and Natalie Lowe heading straight in
Working it! Professional Karen Clifton wowed as she stormed along in her glittering mini
The final three of the 15 celebrity hopefuls were unveiled yesterday, with Birds Of A Feather star Lesley Joseph and EastEnders actress Tameka Empson appearing alongside Rutherford on The One Show.
Rutherford, 29, will arrive on the dance floor fresh from competing in Rio, where he took bronze in the long jump having won gold at London 2012.
He admitted to being ‘absolutely terrified’ about showing off his moves, saying: ‘I have never danced a step in my life.’