Season’s Most Sensual Fabric

December 13, 2017

Soft-to-the-touch velvet has been enjoying a renaissance this year. Reportedly worn by popes and favoured by the likes of the Medicis, the luxurious fabric has become more readily available over time.

This season’sevening wear calls for something lush: velvet. It can now be worn casually, with bohemian flair, as well as more formally. It looks rich and it feels warm.Velvet can be the recipe for your sartorial success.

Here are the best ways to wear velvet this holiday season:

Dries Van Noten - velvet robe-silhouette wrap coat dress. Wear it as a wrap dress with stilettos or over your favourite skinny jeans.
 
Dries Van Noten velvet trench
Balmain's signature piece - this velvet blazer with strong shoulders is classic and can be worn season after season. The gold button embellished piece has a universally flattering design that cinches the waist and emphasizes the shoulders, creating that hourglass silhouette that stars like.
Chloé Maxi Velvet Skirt- for a casual look, pair with ankle high booties. For an evening look pair with a silk v neck shirt
Chloe velvet skirt 
Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini -peppered with Victoriana touches including faux pearls along the black waistband, ivory eyelash-lace trims and antique brass buttons. This dress is a must! 

 

Dyed in deep black and styled with a belted waist, this longer-length coat from McQ Alexander McQueen is a tactile and on-trend choice in plump velvet. Wear over an accent color. 

An last but not least, you won't get wrong with this Sacai velvet sweater dress. Perfect for any casual get togethers. 
 

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