Currently Loving: Velvet

I love the amount of velvet I am seeing everywhere. It’s romantic, chic, cozy, and sexy. Wearing velvet this season is one of the hottest trends and when done right, can look epic for whatever occasion you choose to suit it. Start off slow if you are hesitant and opt for velvet leggings, a velvet blazer, or a velvet long sleeve.  It’s easy and you can pair with so many things. If you want to amp up the look, try a velvet long sleeve maxi dress, a sleeveless Midi dress, velvet wide leg trousers, or a velvet skirt/shorts. There are so many looks that I love, and all for perfect, different occasions. The holidays are a prime time to try this trend. You can layer it and the lush material makes the holiday season that much cozier.

The easiest way to wear velvet is to pick a darker color palette, black, deep shades of greens, reds, and purples/navy’s. The darker, the easier. Plus when the light hits it just right, the velvet just screams for attention. This look will turn heads all season long. Shop at places like Urban Outfitters, Nasty Gal, ASOS, Victorias Secret, Anthropology, and H&M for the best velvet pieces. If you want that sexy New Year’s Dress, Nasty Gal does it the best. Looking for the perfect Christmas ensemble? ASOS has awesome velvet blazers. And even for those wild nights out, check out Urban for the midi length skirt. You cannot go wrong.  See my top looks below.  Eat your hearts out, Ladies.

NG

Two-toned maxi is to die for. The shopaholic inside of me is crying.
Soft Whisper Velvet Dress, Nasty Gal

NG

You can never do too much velvet. This is a perfect way to make velvet more casual.
Crop top && Maxi Skirt, Nasty Gal

NG

Amp up the sex appeal in this gorgeous velvet off the shoulder dress.
For Love & Lemons Caliente Dress, Nasty Gal

UO

Pair with tights and booties and you have the perfect holiday/work dress.
DV by Dolce Vita Azalia Burnout Velvet Dress, Urban Outfitters

UO

Tame the look by wearing this mild midi skirt in black velvet. The possibilities are endless.
Ecote Velvet Midi Skirt, Urban Outfitters

UO

One of my favorite pieces because of this delicate and rich print mixed with lace, I love the texture mixing, it just dresses this up even more.
Ecote Fortune Teller Velvet && Lace Mix Dress, Urban Outfitters

ASOS

One of the most popular silhouettes this season, the muscle midi slit dress.
Motel Cherrybomb Maxi Dress in Crushed Velvet, ASOS

ASOS

Talk about a romantic piece made for winter. Tuxedo details with emerald satin trim. Need I say more?
MiH Jeans The Tuxedo, ASOS

ASOS

The perfect high waisted trouser short, coming to life. The combination with the fem tank and the dark maroon shorts, I am melting as we speak. Must have.
Velvet Shorts, ASOS

Until next time loves,

xoxo,

K

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