Mollie King at the ARIA Awards

Mollie King at the ARIA

Trust stylish singer Mollie King to deliver the goods.

The blonde chanteuse, of The Saturdays fame, attended the ARIA Awards last night in a look that was both seductive and approachable.

The petite 31-year-old opted for a juxtaposition of edgy vinyl trousers with a sumptuous button-up velvet number. With low-key makeup and her hair tousled into effortless waves, the whole look screamed 'date night' done to perfection.

Unfortunately, Mollie's top is by cult-status designer Magda Butrym (a firm favourite of Pandora Sykes, Leandra Medine, Danielle Bernstein et al) and costs a cool €905.

Letitia Ruffled Velvet Top, €905, Magda Butrym

Girl - even if he's taking you to Paris to eat at the Eiffel Tower restaurant, that's a serious price tag for a top. Even though Mollie does make a convincing case for it... 

If your night out is more like dinner and drinks in Dublin city - we got you. Here's a roundup of affordable velvet tops that will seal the deal (so to speak) - especially when paired with a great pair of leather pants and stacked gold jewellery. 

Anyway, who needs a view of Paris when you look this good?

Brandy Top, €137, Tularosa

Velvet Top, €41, Nasty Gal

Vivienne Velvet Wrap Top, €167, Anthropologie

Callie Top, €136, Lovers + Friends

Velvet Plunge Body, €48.39, Kiss The Sky

Velvet Blouse, €25, & Other Stories

Velvet Amelie Top, €299.10, Marissa Webb

Copper Ribbed Velvet Cami, €30, River Island

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