Soft, Crushed Or Classic: Velvet Is Everywhere For Fall

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August 13, 2012

Remember when you were younger and got to wear frilly little dresses for the holidays? Most likely they were made in velvet and every time I see this material, it reminds me of family gatherings and well, childhood. But this fall, the dense fabric gets a sophisticated update thanks to designers like Paul SmithTopshop Unique, Alberta FerettiGucci, and Thomas Tait. While we may be a little older, we can still rock this nostalgia-inducing material in grown-up ways, including tailored threads (think trousers and blazers), form-hugging dresses (it gives our gowns a cool new luxe factor), and accessories (clutches and duh, smoking slippers!). Try your hand at this touch-tempting trend today.

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