Printed Velvet Jacket ($199) and Velvet Culottes ($119) at Zara
Never boring, the floral pattern and gold buttons punch this suit up to party perfection.
Lior Loafer, $83.96 at Nordstrom
Chic yet relaxed, you’ll be wearing these loafers everywhere.
Diane von Furstenberg
Long-Sleeve Velvet Sash Jumpsuit, $898 at Diane von Furstenberg
Diane von Furstenberg knows how to make women look beautiful and this plunging, wide-leg jumpsuit can go from holiday brunch to New Year’s Eve with ease.
Velvet Huston Pull-On Crop Pants, $98 at Madewell
A polished look with a pajama pants feel all day and night. You’ll never take these plum pants off.
Velvet Socks, $9.95 at Buckle
For just a hint of velvet, try these socks. We love them with a dress and sneakers or jeans and loafers or combat boots…the possibilities are endless.
Fete to Be Tied Velvet Dress in Mustard, $79 at ModCloth
A stretchy yellow velvet dress with a bow neckline is simply extraordinary.
Geometric Velvet Dress, $188 at Anthropologie
Taking its global inspiration straight from the runway, this dress offers an escape from everyday life.
Super High Waisted Velvet Sash Waist Shorts, $59.90 at Express
Shorts are greater than skirts this season so pair these high-waisted beauties with a velvet blazer for complete transcendence.
Velvet-Front Wool-Cashmere Cardigan, $985 at Barneys
Moncler mixes sumptuous velvet with cashmere and a bit of puffy coat styling. Cardigan for the win.
Velvet for the holidays is a no-brainer. It’s opulent and chic, except when it gets stale. Thankfully, there are all kinds of new styles, prints and ways to wear velvet to keep it fresh this season. Think texture, florals and the ubiquitous suit. From celebs to the runway, it’s here for the holidays.
This multidimensional fabric is surprisingly versatile and used in all sorts of new ways, from scrunchies to shoes. Here’s a roundup of the best velvet pieces for all of your holiday soirees.