It’s been pretty clear for a while now that the ’90s are coming back in the fashion world in a major way. First there were the crop tops, then the knee socks, then the Birkenstock’s, and now, velvet. There are a few tidbits to know about Velvet’s rich luxe look and its trend. Velvet fabric is super soft and cozy, and can be perfect for colder seasons, as long as it is worn correctly. I mean who can resist the allure of velvet? It’s a fabric of nobility and royalty after all and it is having a moment!
Velvet is a type of woven tufted fabric in which the cut threads are evenly distributed, with a short dense pile, giving it a distinctive soft feel. The word velvety means “smooth like velvet.” It can be made from either synthetic or natural fibers. It, complicated process meant that velvet was expensive to make before industrial power looms became available, however a well-made velvet remains a fairly costly fabric.
Velvet bottoms are about as deep into this trend as you can get. While they aren’t the easiest item to pull off, when styled the right way, their impact will be unforgettable. Check out a few styling tips on how to rock velvet fabric.
Say yes to an elegant Velvet dress or jumpsuit, is a perfect choice for evening. A velvet dress really stands out on it’s own, but you can add a statement necklace to be more fancy and voila, there you go!
You can try a velvet accessory like a velvet cross-body bag , you can wear it for any occasion, from running errands to the fanciest of date nights.
Velvet makes even a t-shirt or top look more chic and glam. Wear it with high-waist jeans.
When you need a break from all the skinny jeans and tailored trousers, Wear Velvet in wide-leg options. Whether they’re for work or play, a swinging pair of party pants can spruce up the dreariest of days.
Mix with different textures and a velvet jacket or pant style blends rather than making too much of a statement. Dress down to make it a statement, or up to turn. Either way, your wardrobe will thank you.
Will you try velvet this season? Do tell!