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Gemma Chan and Carey Mulligan dazzle at fashion bash

She announced her shock split from boyfriend of six years Jack Whitehall in December. 

Yet Gemma Chan appeared to have moved on from her heartbreak as she attended the Self-Portrait store opening cocktail party in London on Thursday whilst clad in a bridal inspired white gown. 

Joined by the likes of Carey Mulligan at the glamorous event, the Humans actress, 35, was a vision of beauty on the night. 

Bit of all white! Gemma Chan appeared to have moved on from her heartbreak as she attended the Self-Portrait store opening cocktail party in London on Thursday

Turning heads, the Oxford graduate looked sensational in a pleated cream dress with off the shoulder detailing and a gold halter neck chain.

Featuring a sultry yet demure cut out at the waist, the Grecian looking gown cinched in with a matching belt before flaring out to full length.

Keeping her accessories simple, the brunette beauty opted for minimal jewellery and toted a small brown handbag. 

Sassy in scarlet: Also at the event was Pride & Prejudice star Carey Mulligan, who dazzled in a scarlet satin dress with a large keyhole cut out across the chest

Sassy in scarlet: Also at the event was Pride & Prejudice star Carey Mulligan, who dazzled in a scarlet satin dress with a large keyhole cut out across the chest

Also at the event was Pride & Prejudice star Carey, who dazzled in a scarlet satin dress with a large keyhole cut out across the chest. 

Featuring blouson sleeves and a drop waist, the eye-catching gown skimmed over her enviable figure, falling just above a pair of patent nude courts. 

With her golden locks perfectly coiffed, the mother-of-two finished off the look with a small lilac satin purse.  

A vision in white: Turning heads, the Oxford graduate, 35, looked sensational in a pleated cream dress with off the shoulder detailing and a gold halter neck chain

A vision in white: Turning heads, the Oxford graduate, 35, looked sensational in a pleated cream dress with off the shoulder detailing and a gold halter neck chain

Glamorous: Featuring a sultry yet demure cut out at the waist, the Grecian looking gown cinched in with a matching belt (pictured with Han Chong, Self-Portrait Founder)

Glamorous: Featuring a sultry yet demure cut out at the waist, the Grecian looking gown cinched in with a matching belt (pictured with Han Chong, Self-Portrait Founder)

Finishing touches: Keeping her accessories simple, the brunette beauty opted for minimal jewellery and toted a small brown handbag (pictured with Zelda Williams and Han Chong)

Finishing touches: Keeping her accessories simple, the brunette beauty opted for minimal jewellery and toted a small brown handbag (pictured with Zelda Williams and Han Chong)

Gemma’s rare public outing comes after her split with Jack was made public in December, with sources claiming their punishing schedule was to blame.  

An insider told The Sun that the couple remain friends despite the break-up, and decided to go their separate ways after finding it more and more difficult to spend time together.

The source said: ‘Jack and Gemma secretly pulled the plug on their relationship but remain good friends.

Blue-tiful: Gemma Arterton was also in attendance, and dazzled in a navy off the shoulder blouse with laser cut floral detailing that cinched in at her tiny waist

Chic: She looked incredible

Blue-tiful: Gemma Arterton was also in attendance, and dazzled in a navy off the shoulder blouse with laser cut floral detailing that cinched in at her tiny waist 

Brunette beauty: Gemma's short sharp glossy brunette bob framed her pretty features 

Brunette beauty: Gemma’s short sharp glossy brunette bob framed her pretty features 

Posing up a storm: Gemma  and Han Chong looked in good spirits at the store opening

Posing up a storm: Gemma and Han Chong looked in good spirits at the store opening

‘For the past couple of years they’ve both been finding it difficult to make proper time for one another and, with their schedules showing no signs of slowing down, have decided to go their separate ways.

‘It’s sad but they remain supportive of one another.’

Meanwhile, Jack is said to have moved on from their shock split as the 29-year-old comedian – who hosted the BRITs in February – was said to have been whispering in 22-year-old Dua Lipa’s ear, while sparks flew at the event, sparking romance rumours.

Music maestro: James Righton provided the musical entertainment for the evening 

Music maestro: James Righton provided the musical entertainment for the evening 

So nice it was worn twice: Actress Laura Pradelska dazzled in a canary yellow cold shoulder dresses with floral detailing

So nice it was worn twice: Jessie Bush wore the same gown

So nice it was worn twice: Actress Laura Pradelska (L) and photographer Jessie Bush (R) dazzled in identical canary yellow cold shoulder dresses with floral detailing 

Lacy lady! Malaika Firth dazzled in a leggy nude short dress with a black lace overlay 

Lacy lady! Malaika Firth dazzled in a leggy nude short dress with a black lace overlay 

Arriving in style: Tina Leung (L) and Tiffany Hsu jumped onto the back of a rickshaw outside 

Arriving in style: Tina Leung (L) and Tiffany Hsu jumped onto the back of a rickshaw outside 

A source at the event told MailOnline: ‘Jack was flirting up a storm with Dua at the party and didn’t care who saw them.

‘Although she was celebrating her win with her family and girlfriends, she was all about Jack as he whispered in her ear and had her giggling while the bash was in full swing.

The insider added: ‘She was loving the attention and kept her hand on his arm as she leaned into to chat. They never took their eyes off one another despite everyone partying around them.

‘It was clear to see that there was a lot of chemistry between them. Sparks were flying.’ 

End of an era: Gemma's rare public outing comes after her split with boyfriend of six years Jack Whitehall was made public, with sources claiming their punishing schedule was to blame

End of an era: Gemma’s rare public outing comes after her split with boyfriend of six years Jack Whitehall was made public, with sources claiming their punishing schedule was to blame

 



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