The Many, Many Ways to Wear Velvet This Fall

The options are (nearly) endless...

Sandro Ventura Jacket, $570, Us.Sandro-paris.com.
Sandro
Alice + Olivia Macey Strong Shoulder Blazer, $485, Aliceandolivia.com.
Alice + Olivia
Tibi Silk Velvet Dolman Top, $425, Tibi.com.
Tibi
Saint Laurent Velvet Shirt, $1,490, Net-A-Porter.com.
Net-A-Porter
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La Perla Leisuring Top, $1,840, Laperla.com.
La Perla
Fleur du Mal Velvet Bodysuit with Silk Straps, $265, FleurduMal.com.
Fleur du Mal
Loeil Lowell Velvet Dress, $158, Theloeil.com.
Loeil
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Ganni Hayden Velvet Dress, $440, Shopbop.com.
Courtesy Shopbop
Serena Butte Wide-Leg Velvet Trousers, $503, Matchesfashion.com.
MatchesFashion
Koché Burnt Orange Velvet Trousers, $545, Avenue32.com.
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Aquazzura Fauna Booties 105, $1,496, Aquzarrua.com.
Aquazzura
Stuart Weitzman The Leggylady Boot, $798, Stuartweitzman.com.
Stuart Weitzman
Stella McCartney Velvet Tote, $1,815, Mytheresa.com.
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Clare Vivier Velvet Bucket Pouch, $245, Anthropologie.com.
Anthropologie

If you expected this story to be a guide on how to wear velvet, we’re sorry to mislead you. However, consider this: You can wear velvet any way you’d like this season. Whether that means a fuzzy bomber jacket in the fall or a cozy pair of thigh-high boots in the winter, there’s no need to feel any trepidation about embracing the plush.

The nice thing about this trend is that it comes in nearly every iteration, which means you can make it a major or minor part of your outfit. Want to keep the velvet low key? Carry around Clare Vivier’s little pouch, which is served up in a delicious mustard hue. Want to pack a punch in your velvet? Slip into Loeil’s pink slip dress, and don’t forget to tie the matching skinny scarf around your neck. Looking for something in-between? Tibi’s white blouse should do the trick–it’s a welcome update to the classic white button down.

Not only will a dose of velvet add some texture to your look, but this fabric is sure to keep you warm through winter’s chill. And that, my friends, is what we call a healthy investment.

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