Davinia Taylor poses for photographs as she arrives at the 2010 Glamour Awards held at Berkeley Square in London. (Pacific Coast News)more pics »Davinia Taylor (Pacific Coast News)Davinia Taylor
is a lovely former actress and British socialite and active member of the "Primerose Hill set," a circle of socialites in England. She's a good pal of Kate Moss
as well as Sadie Frost
's ex-wife). She's a popular regular in the tabloids for a variety of reasons. For example, in 2005, Kate Moss's then-boyfriend Pete Doherty was photographed smoking cocaine on her father's yacht. Oops.
The 2010 Glamour
Awards were held at Berkeley Square in London on June 8th. Glamour magazine is a very successful publication that was founded in 1939 and originally called Glamour Hollywood
. Conde Nast is the publisher and, in addition to the USA version, the glossy periodical appears in UK, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Russia, Greece, Poland, South Africa, Hungary, Romania (the latest addition), The Netherlands, and in a Latin American. There is also an Australian version in the works.
Glamour's "Woman of the Year Awards" is an annual event in which they recognize excellent women in the public eye. In 2008, two Yemeni women won the award: a 10 year-old divorcee called Nujood Ali and the lawyer who handled her case. This year, the award went to pop singer Cheryl Cole.