Velvet dress £400,; shoes £65, office.; earrings £8.50, Freedom,

Forget good old dependable black: whether it’s dazzling partywear or everyday elegance, for those in the know navy blue is the ultimate effortless shade

Shot on location at Andaz Liverpool Street, a five-star boutique hotel located in the heart of the City bordering east London;

Model: Eloise at Next Model Management

Make-up: Aly Hazlewood using Kryolan at Charles Fox Ltd and Elegant Touch Nails

Hair: Jason Crozier at DW Management for Amadeus Hair and Body using GHD