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.
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 Ralph Lauren fashion show while a royal emerald was presented by Jill Stuart and Giorgio Armani.
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 jewellery 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.