While George Costanza may not be the most respected of television characters, we can’t argue with his affinity for velvet. What’s not to love about a fabric so soft and luxurious? It was definitely a hot commodity in the ‘90s, and now the trend is back with a vengeance. If you’re looking to add a bit of edge to your fall wardrobe, velvet is a great way to start. Here are a few fierce velvet pieces bound to put a kick in your step this season.
Even if you’re the type of gal who loves to get dolled up, not every occasion requires a dressed up look. A luxe velvet camisole is a fabulous way to inject the trend into your wardrobe in a chic, effortless way. Combine a velvet cami with a pair of boyfriend jeans for a casual look, or pair it with trousers or a patterned pencil skirt for work or date night with your sweetie. You can also use accessories to dress things up or down.
The holiday season will be rolling in before you know it, meaning you’ll want to slowly but surely keep your eye out for festive frocks to wear as you dance the night away. We love velvet dresses as an alternative to sequined numbers. Chic, glamorous and perfectly fitting of the season, velvet dresses are a fun way to welcome the holiday season with open arms. Opt for dark shades like black, dark green or burgundy to create a va-va-voom effect. If you’re daring enough to sport a velvet dress, keep all other aspects of the ensemble minimal in order to let your statement piece really shine. A pair of earrings or a delicate necklace is all you need to spruce things up.
Opt for velvet accessories if you want to experiment with the trend before you splash out big bucks to get the look. Velvet chokers are as popular now as ever. Use them to add edge to a basic tank top and jeans, or rock them with a sleek dress for a night out. You can also use a pair of gorgeous velvet pumps to add a hint of sophistication to everything from leather pants to a body-con skirt.
No other piece will add flair to your wardrobe the way the right blazer will, and a velvet blazer is a stunning option for fall and winter time. Pair it with skinny jeans and pumps for a unique mix guaranteed to solidify your status as a fashion star.
Are you bold enough to wear velvet this season?