Lauren Goodger enjoys a night out at her office Christmas party

Jingle all the (Lauren's) way! Miss Goodger enjoys a night out at her office Christmas party

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14:30 GMT, 24 November 2012

A party plus the TOWIE cast normally equals drama.

But at Lauren Goodger's Christmas work do there seemed to be smiles all round.

The businesswoman took her Lauren's Way staffers to Il Bacio restaurant in Essex for a pre-xmas night out.

The Big Purple One: Lauren Goodger wraps up in a figure hugging dress to celebrate Christmas with her staff

The Big Purple One: Lauren Goodger wraps up in a figure hugging dress to celebrate Christmas with her staff

Wearing a figure-hugging wrap dress in a rich purple, Lauren looked every bit the Christmas present waiting to be opened.

And she sure gave her staff a dazzling gift in the form of a sparkler-laden Champagne bottle.

After finishing their meal, the party headed to Funky Mojo where the reality star picked up some bubbly from the bar.

Happy staffers: The Lauren's Way office seem in good spirits at the Christmas party in Essex

Happy staffers: The Lauren's Way office seem in good spirits at the Christmas party in Essex

Sparkler: Lauren gets in the bubbly to mark the occasion that will no doubt go down well with her team, if not swiftly

Sparkler: Lauren gets in the bubbly to mark the occasion that will no doubt go down well with her team, if not swiftly

Poser: Lauren has perfected her camera position with a hand on her curvy hip

The Only Way Is Essex star Lauren Goodger at arriving at Funky Mojo's in Essex

Prized assets: Lauren shows off her ample chest and curvy bum in the figure hugging dress as she heads to Funky Mojo nightclub

Waiting to be served, the usually body-conscious 24-year old pulled a refreshingly confident pose.

And her display wasn't missed by an admiring observer who took the opportunity to poke Lauren's derriere.

Pulling her signature pout, the tanning queen clearly didn't mind the prodding appreciation, and as she rejoined her team the smile couldn't be wiped from her face.

Poke: An unknown gent gives Lauren a cheeky prod which she doesn't seem to mind

Poke: An unknown gent gives Lauren a cheeky prod which she doesn't seem to mind

Lauren's new found confidence comes after she tweeted a number of risque photos of herself in a lace one piece last week.

Her toner figure seems to have been the result of more cardio work at the gym, indicating her faddy diets days are over.

So whether she's shaping up for herself or the new series of TOWIE, her womanly shape is definitely one to celebrate.

All woman: Lauren shows off her curvy shape with pride after tweeting raunchy lingerie photos of herself earlier this week

All woman: Lauren shows off her curvy shape with pride after tweeting raunchy lingerie photos of herself earlier this week

Touch u: Lauren checks her make up at a petrol station before heading off to Funky Mojo

Touch u: Lauren checks her make up at a petrol station before heading off to Funky Mojo

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