Whiter shade of pale: Nicola Roberts and Duffy display their ghostly complexions
By Charlotte Spratt
Last updated at 12:25 PM on 16th June 2010
She has shunned the fake tan look of Girls Aloud and instead been flaunting her new-found love of porcelain skin.
But it seems Nicola Roberts has a rival for the title of palest girl in town - Duffy
The pair were at the Universal Music party in London last night and, wearing a white lace babydoll dress, the Welsh songstress seemed to have the edge.
Pale and interesting: Duffy, left, rivals Nicola Roberts for porcelain skin at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London last night
Cross colour: Nicola went for a vibrant floral print frock while Duffy wore a micro lace and nude coloured minidress for the music bash
With her ash blonde hair, Duffy, 25, blended into her all-white outfit at the Mandarin Oriental in Knightsbridge, accessorising with a white clutch and nude Christian Louboutin heels.
Only her soft pink lipstick and smoky eyes gave her an edge of colour.
In contrast, Nicola Roberts, 24, looked like she had gone for every colour under the sun in a pink, orange and green floral minidress with a colourful oversize clutch and matching shoes.
She even had a pink rinse colour in her naturally red hair.
Mini dresses: Sugababes Jade Ewen, Heidi Range and Amelle Berrabah went for short frocks at the Universal Music party
Pretty party girls: Kimberley Walsh, left, sparkles in black, gold and silver, and EastEnders star Preeya Kalidas is colourful in a floral minidress
The Girls Aloud singer has spoken out about the dangers of tanning and decide to stop using fake tan and embrace her porcelain complexion.
She has produced a make-up range for pale skin named Dainty Doll, which now sells to English rose complexions across the country after launching it on the TV show The Passions Of Girls Aloud.
And it seems Duffy is following in her footsteps of being proud of her naturally fair skin.
Amy Winehouse and Reg Traviss seen leaving the Universal party at the Mandarin hotel in London, UK
Sir Bob Geldof shunned his normally scruffy attire for a rather ill-fitting suit, while Gabriella Cilmi toughened up her pretty blue dress with leather accessories
Their pale and interesting look contrasted with the tanned look of other celebrities at the party including Amy Winehouse and Nicola's bandmate Kimberley Walsh.
The singer, who is appearing in a documentary about jeans, wore a sequinned minidress and opaque tights.
Amy Winehouse, 26, spilled out of her print dress but looked remarkably sober as she left with film director Reg Traviss.
Other celebrities in attendance included Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn, Sir Bob Geldof, Gabriella Cilmi, the Sugababes, Ronan Keating, and EastEnders star Preeya Kalidas.
Celebrity guests: Lucian Grainge, CEO of Universal Music with Ronan Keating and Amy Winehouse at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel last night
Matching jackets: Take That star Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn wear smart jackets to the party