08/09/2011 16:24 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Sequins And Sparkle Galore! New Strictly Contestants Hit Red Carpet For Launch Event

Even attending Dolly Parton's concert at the O2 last night could not have prepared us for the sparkle explosion that was the Strictly Come Dancing launch.

Sequins and sparkle galore! New Strictly contestants hit red carpet for launch event Lulu, Alesha and Nancy DAZZLE at the Strictly launch. Photo: Getty

Holly Valance, Lulu, Jason Donovan et al shimmied their way down the red carpet wearing their new Strictly finery.

There was fringing! and sequins! and a ridiculous amount of flesh! and we have pictures!

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