One of the season’s hottest fashion trends can be tricky to wear. Find out how you can rock the velvet look this season.
Once a fabric reserved by royalty, velvet has become a popular fabric that can add style and texture to your look. While it can be tricky to rock the trend from head to toe, many exerts agree that wearing one item with the plush fabric can go a long way.
Here are a few ways you can wear this trend:
There’s not doubt whether you dress it up or down, a velvet jacket adds a bit of punk rock or gothic edge. A velvet blazer can go over anything from dresses to jeans and tees. If you plan to wear it for work or a formal occasion, get one that’s fitted to tailor the look
Velvet skirts can be stylish and super cute. In the cooler months, it pairs perfectly with a pair of tights, fitted shirt and blazer—a pro look that’s anything but boring.
Pants and Leggings
Straight cut, boot cut or wide leg velvet pants can make a cool fashion statement. If you’re not comfortable with those cuts, velvet leggings can be paired with an oversized seater to get that relaxed look without looking like you’ve tried too hard.
Feeling a bit more daring? Whether it’s a slip style or long sleeves, formal or casual, A velvet dress really stands out and makes a statement on its own.
Shoes & Booties
Don’t think you can rock pants or a dress? A pair of velvet, smoking style or pump shoes will do the trick. And, they look good on anyone.
—by Toni-Marie Ippolito