Velvet: One Trend Worth Trying This Season

December 14, 2009 by Jeanine Edwards
shefinds | Style

You probably haven’t worn velvet since you were a kid. Now it’s time to resurrect the royal material–it’s being reincarnated on dresses, jackets and tops. Whitney Port, Jessica Alba are leading the way (along with Michelle Obama, last night on Oprah’s Christmas at the White House special).  so let’s follow along:

whitney portjessica alba

If you stick to one velvet item at a time, you’ll be fine. Let us guide you with these stylish velvet finds.

martin osa velvet blazer

This tailored velvet blazer will dress up a pair of skinny jeans or provide a little extra coverage over a strapless party dress.

vince twist ruffle dress

We love this velvet dress because it’s versatile enough to wear with heels or a fancy pair of ballet flats.

elizabeth and james velvet top

Complement the high collar on this velvet top with an amazing pair of statement earrings.

Check out our guide to how to wear velvet leggings for more tips, and find gorgeous blazers, dresses and evening tops in our buying guides.


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Jeanine Edwards is a writer and editor covering fashion, beauty and shopping. She never misses a sale and is committed to good skincare. Prior to joining the SheFinds team, Jeanine worked at XO Group and InStyle. You can reach Jeanine at [email protected]

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