Recipes for Fall: Crushing on Velvet

A girl’s crush…on velvet

I’m seriously in love with velvet right now. I’m not sure if it’s the lush earthy colors that scream fall, or the soft texture that makes me want to run my hands over it all day, or just how chic it looks in motion, light reflecting off in its characteristic pattern. I didn’t see much of a forecast for velvet from “the big guns”, but mark my words: there’s no way you won’t look chic in velvet this season. Pair it with some dark tights or pantyhose (yes, pantyhose is IN) keep the top neutral and simple. Heels are a must! You might just be seeing a similar look on me at Independent Fashion Bloggers (yes, you need to buy your ticket now!).

Nightcap Clothing @ Shopbop, Moschino C&C, LAVINIATURRA, Opening Ceremony, Wren, Alberta Ferretti

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  • Velvet is always in for autumn/winter which is good as I like it as well 🙂

  • MG

    I had these black velvet pants (i know, i know) when I was about 8 that I was totally obsessed with. I've gotta get my paws on more grown up velvet, STAT! Ok, no pun intended on the STAT…lol. Just realized whose blog I was commenting on!

  • Jen

    Totally loving the velvet- it's nice and cuddly for the winter months too!!

  • I just bought a gorgeous Winter Kate velvet blazer that will take my summer dresses into fall – can't wait for it to cool down in NYC so I can wear it!

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  • I love love love the green Opening Ceremony skirt! Velvet has such amazing texture, and that in an outfit is a must for me. 🙂 Great post! xxxooo

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  • Love, love, love velvet! I have a black velvet skirt (got it a few years ago, but it's in this seasons chic longer length! I knew I had to be ahead in something in high school… 😉 ). And I also have a pair of deep pink velvet pumps! It's a great fabric.

  • I don't own a SINGLE velvet piece….definitely need to start thinking about adding something interesting like this to my closet!

  • the very mention of velvet reminds of this precious dress my mum bought me as a kid..but that was the only time i liked velvet.
    i still have that dress tucked away in my closet!

  • Tia

    I have not worn velvet in so many years. If I remember correctly, it didn't really work well for me, but I'm going to take your advice and revisit velvet this winter.

  • I can't seem to find a way to like velvet. I don't own a single velvet piece!

  • Ashley

    Stumbled on your blog and love it! I was in Houston for optometry school and graduated last year, so yay for fellow medical professionals loving fashion! (don’t know where I was going with that…) Anyways, saw this post and thought you might love these shoes: http://www.amazon.com/Poetic-Licence-Dazzling-Day-Peep-Toe/dp/B003V830PU
    I actually found it on ideeli yesterday for $29.99!