It’s not just American girls heating up the red carpet. British beauties like Thandie Newton, Estelle and Leona Lewis are scoring major style points at every premiere and party they attend.

From luxe gowns and bold accessories to sultry minis and edgy headgear, these Brits consistently stand apart for more than just a posh accent.

Take a look at our favorites and read how their stars have grown — as dramatically as their style…