ASOS Velvet midi dress with jewel detail £52.50 >>>

The team at Catwalk Queen is currently loving long-sleeved velvet dresses after our gorgeous commercial manager wore a goth-inspired black one with bejewelled cross detail to our Christmas party. It may be well into January now, but we're still crushing on the look, and wondering how we can possibly get away with working something so luxe into a daytime look. Fashion Week, perhaps?

ASOS may have come up with the solution in this alternative version, in a deep dark navy with slightly less obvious embellishment. The long sleeves and midi length keep it both warm and modest, but those cleverly designed panels create killer curves. The biggest bit of bling is under the arms, so you only get a flash most of the time, unless you're a hand-on-the-hip kind of girl. Team it with sky high heels and chuck a cardi over to dress it down.

ps. If you're preggers, you WIN. The maternity version is down to only £19!