October 28, 2016 - Easy Outfits, Style, Trend Watch

Try the Trend: Velvet

If velvet conjures up images of your mom’s Christmas blazer or your grandma’s Elvis painting then these five outfits might change your mind!

This season’s velvet pieces are sleek and sophisticated and add just the right amount of texture to any outfit. Velvet isn’t just for dressing up either.  You can easily pair up velvet pants casually with chunky sweaters and flats like I did recently.

Outfit #1 – Velvet Pants + Chunky Sweater + Leopard Flats


[Sweater:  Same/Velvet Pants:  Same/Flats:  Same]

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These velvet pants fit so well and are so comfortable that I’m planning to get them in other colors.  Here they are in red worn with sneakers.  See?  Very versatile!


Outfit #2 –  Velvet Midi Dress + Leopard Block Heels

For a sophisticated dressed up look, try a velvet midi dress in this sumptuous shade of blue.


This dress would be perfect with a pair of leopard block heels.

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Outfit #3 – Velvet Pleated Skirt + Black Sweater + Tweed Heels

For a little whimsy, try a velvet pleated midi skirt with a black crewneck sweater and some tweed block heels.


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Outfit #4 – Bell Sleeve Blouse + Velvet Skinny Scarf + Black Skinny Jeans

Next date night, skip the necklace and add just a touch of velvet to a black bell sleeve blouse and skinny jeans with this velvet skinny scarf.


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Outfit #5 – Velvet Shoes + Gray Jeans + Chunky Sweater

These embellished velvet flats make a statement all on their own.  Pair them up simply with neutrals to allow them to be the star of the outfit.


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It’s Your Turn:  Will you be trying the velvet trend this fall and winter?

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  • I remember having a burgundy velour baby doll dress that I obsessedly wore for Christmas in grade 10. I loved that thing and I wish I would have kept the entire outfit…I want all these things and velvet shoes. #obsessedagain

    • It is so fun how we remember and love special pieces of clothing from the past! I love that you are obsessed again. 🙂

  • Jess @ Just Jess

    I keep remembering crushed velvet dance costumes and Christmas dresses so I probably will not be adventurous with the trend. I might pick up those flats since they are gorgeous! Jess at Just Jess

  • Jenna Pac

    Such a cute outfit! Did you find the leopard flats to run true to size?

  • That velvet midi dress is gorgeous! I love that deep blue color! Love all the velvet options you posted!