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Luxurious Fashion Trends: Colored Velvet
By Modalist Editor

Colored velvet has been one of New York Fashion Week’s most luxurious trends. Ditching your drab colored wardrobe and filling your closet with fun, bright colors and velvet pieces is a surefire way to strut into the new year in style. Velvet is a great trend for the winter months, the soft warm material will have you feeling cozy while still looking amazing! You can wear velvet so many ways, from highlighting your outfit with velvet shoes to a velvet takeover with a stunning velvet dress. Don’t miss out on this season’s must have!

Strut in Velvet

If you want to wear velvet, but don’t want to overdo it, what better way to start than with your shoes? You can find all sorts of fun styles of shoes this season to spice up your outfit, no matter what look you’re going for.  If you want to wear to velvet to the office on Monday, try a neutral colored velvet pump with a pencil skirt and blazer. These can transition into your nighttime outfit with just the change of your top, too. If you’re planning a fun day out with the girls, try a bright colored velvet, embellished flat. Start here and watch your love for velvet grow.

Velvet Street Shoes
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Velvet Statment Dresses

Velvet dresses are a season's must for cold, blustery days. They are warm, feminine, and fun for nearly any occasion this season. Brighten up your day, and wear a canary yellow velvet dress, or a royal blue for cocktail parties and high end soirees. From the office, to the party, a velvet dress is a fun style we’re bringing back, so don’t miss trying this trend!

Velvet Statment Dresses
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Velvet Cardigans and Blazers
Make some of your summer wardrobe pieces work this winter! Wear a buttoned-up velvet cardigan or blazer over your favorite floral dress or maxi skirt. You can pair a long velvet cardigan with nearly anything. It looks especially cute with shorts, tights, and combat boots. Couple your velvet blazer with a fancy top or dresses, your everyday jeans and t-shirt, even wear a velvet blazer to work during the week to add a fun touch to your office attire.
Velvet Cardigans and Blazers
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Versatile in Velvet: Skirts

Velvet skirts can be such a versatile asset to your wardrobe, and they are undoubtedly one of the most adorable fashion pieces you might own. Wear yours with tights and a button down for a fun play on professional attire. Swap your button down for a slouchy sweater or sparkly top for a hot weekend look, or throw on a colorful velvet maxi skirt for a stylish everyday outfit. If you’re wearing velvet, the sky’s the limit!

Versatile in Velvet: Skirts
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