Velvet has many enemies. There are people who can’t stand it’s existence, who shudder at the though of a post-90’s velvet revival, but there are also many people who can’t get enough of it. I am sort of on the fence when it comes to velvet, but the runway showed off some good reasons why I should love it for FW/15. Whether it’s for day wear or evening wear, these deep shades of black and blue in solid and burnout velvet came forward in a variety of looks.
Mixing sheers with velvet adds surface interest. For contrast, block with other high-pile fabrics with the grain going in a different. Either way velvet will add major drama to your look. So go for a bold statement!
If you are ready to get in on this trend, Télio has some wonderful velvet fabrics in solid, embossed and burnout.