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7 Velvet Essentials for Fall & Winter

Velvet is an up-and-coming trend this winter. Its cute material and shine make it a fun and trendy staple perfect to add to any outfit. Here are 7 velvet outfit ideas for any occasion as we approach the end of the fall season and welcome in winter!

1. Velvet Skater Skirt

No matter what color you decide to wear, a velvet skater skirt has a flattering fit and is a fun way to look cute, regardless of the occasion. Pair with some tights and a sweater and you’re good to go. Try this floral skater skirt from Charlotte Russe that is perfect to either dress up or down.

Where to wear it: To class or for a night out!

2. Velvet Sweater

Not only is velvet cute, but it’s also super warm. If you are going outside for a longtime, velvet is practical and compliments both jeans and leggings. This sweater from Free People is going to keep you comfortable this season!

Where to wear it: To class or running errands!

3. Velvet Dress

Velvet dresses are a fun way to spice up any party! Velvet LBDs (little black dresses) can be dressed up or down too. For your next party, try this black dress from Urban Outfitters that pairs perfectly with a scarf and heels.

Where to wear it: The holiday party!

4. Velvet and Sequins

This combination may seem flashy, but it is perfect for ringing in the new year. It is a fun way to stand out and feel gorgeous. For the cutest New Year’s Eve party dress, try this sparkly and flattering dress from Urban Outfitters. 

Where to wear it: The New Year’s Eve party!

5. Velvet Blazer

For a trendy urban look, a velvet blazer is perfect. It adds a fun spin to a classic jacket that can spice up both a casual and fancy outfit. This blazer from Urban Outfitters and can even dress up a more casual outfit.

Where to wear it: A trip downtown!

6. Velvet Bralette

My philosophy is that you can never have too many bralettes. This is perfect for wearing underneath see-through sweaters or shirts and also keeps you super comfortable. Black or maroon bralettes match almost every outfit. This bralette from Aerie comes in either black or maroon and adds a little something extra to any sweater combination. 

Where to wear it: Dinner with the girls!

7. Velvet Pajamas

Who doesn’t love pajama pants? Because of their softness and warmth, velvet PJs are the perfect thing to wear to cozy up and watch Netflix in on cold winter nights. Try this American Eagle velvet pajama set to curl up in the dorm or when you’re home during the Holiday break.

Where to wear it: Holiday movie night with bae and/or your girls!


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