Melanie Sykes is festive in red Paper Dolls dress – and it cost just £58!

The TV presenter was out on Tuesday night at the TRIC Christmas Party in London

Hanna Fillingham

Melanie Sykes joined a host of famous faces at the TRIC Christmas Party in London on Tuesday night, turning heads in a stylish red lace midi-dress. The form-fitting, sleeveless number featured a high neck and crochet lace detailing, and costs just £58 from high-street brand Paper Dolls at ASOS. The 47-year-old teamed the design with metallic strappy heels and a white clutch. Beauty-wise, Melanie styled her long, brunette hair in loose waves that tumbled past her shoulders. A glowy base and sweep of bronzer across the apples of her cheeks radiated her complexion, while a smoky eye made her large brown eyes stand out. A defined eyebrow and nude lip completed her look.

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Melanie Sykes looked gorgeous in a red lace midi dress at the TRIC Christmas party 

Melanie was joined at the lavish festive party, held at Grosvenor House Hotel, by stars including radio presenter Vanessa Feltz, Made in Chelsea star Binky Felstead, former Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry, and EastEnders favourites Barbara Windsor and Charlie Brooks. The TV presenter hit headlines last month after speculation surrounding a rumoured romance with singer Olly Murs. Melanie has been keeping a low profile, but addressed the rumours on social media. The 47-year-old took to Twitter to post a defiant message celebrating the "single life".

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Gaby Roslin and Barbara Windsor were among the famous faces out on Tuesday night

She wrote: "To all those writing [expletive] about me and my life. This is what a single, happy, healthy, 47yrs old independent mother of two teenage sons looks like. DEAL WITH IT." [sic] Last month, it was reported that the pair had been enjoying a secret romance for the past year. The new Voice coach and the mother-of-two were said to have initially bonded over their love of fitness, with a source revealing that they were introduced by a mutual friend. "They were bonding over her fitness programme. He was a fan of her gym selfies and thought that she had an amazing body," a source told The Sun, adding that the couple "have both been determined for nobody to find out. It's been a bit off and on, and there's a real physical attraction between them".