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23 Aug

Bold-Color Velvet Is the Fall Trend You Can Wear Now

Fall 2010 Winter 2011

Make your fashion-forward statement in the hottest fabrics of winter – velvet and velour. Deeply romantic with a nod to vintage glamour, velvet just got sexier. As the most festive parties deserve your best effort, a chic, renaissance flair of velvet will do all the work for you. What is so special about the fabric? Velvet looks chic, but the feel is ultra-soft. It is seriously feminine and adds a splash of luxury to your looks. Just the same as velour since they are both the same fabric type.

emerald velvet

Luxe emerald velvet. Flickr

Velvet and velour dominated most runways and turned into a must-have fabric of the season. Most designers favoured rich jewel tones. For instance, a mysterious blue velvet was seen in fashion show while a royal emerald was presented by and Giorgio .

Romwe Women’s Elastic Waist Velvet Fabric Leggings

Velvet mixes three trends: punk, heritage and glam. Celebrities know how to effortlessly tap into all three by injecting velvet into their look. With elegant draping, and modern tailoring, velvet adds a refreshing splash of opulence to the red carpet. Velvet applies to more casual looks too. Thanks to the stylish mix of glamour and rock chick, velvet is fast becoming a wear-with-everything wardrobe essential for the most stylish stars.

How to wear velvet?

A bunch of fashion tips: wear a velvet dress sleek and simple, or cinch it with an embellished belt for party-ready appeal. Add layered and cool boots to complete the flirty look or team a velvet dress with opaque tights and towering ankle boots for gothic glamour. Remember there are many velvet and velour pieces you can try instead of a dress. Velour pants, leggings, a jumpsuit, skirt or a jacket are there to help you rock the streets.

ASOS velvet sheer dress

ASOS velvet ankle boots

ASOS velvet prom dress

ASOS velvet tee dress

ASOS elegant velvet dress