Ruth Negga has been named Harper's Bazaar Woman of the Year at the British fashion magazine's 2017 awards.

Honouring the Oscar nominee, Harper's Bazaar said: "Following the performance of a lifetime in Loving, the Ethiopian-Irish actress has been catapulted from Limerick to the limelight, earning an Oscar nomination and a special mention from Meryl Streep."

At the ceremony at Claridge's Hotel in London on Thursday night, Negga received her award from acting legend Glenda Jackson. Negga was joined at the awards by her partner and Preacher co-star Dominic Cooper.

Negga was one of five actors receiving Harper's Bazaar awards with The Great Gatsby star Carey Mulligan honoured in the Philanthropy category and Kate Winslet winning the British Actress award.

The Night Porter star Charlotte Rampling received the British Icon award, with Jodie Foster the recipient of the Inspiration award.

Among the other award recipients were: Victoria Beckham (British Brands), Ashley Graham (Model of the Year), Maria Grazia Chiuri (Designer), Molly Goddard (Breakthrough Designer) and Adwoa Aboah (Role Model).