Soft sophistication: Velvet trends for fall
December 5, 2016 - fall Denim
There’s no evading velvet this season.
Clothing, boots and accessories all have been overwhelmed by a luxe fabric. It dominated tumble collections shown in February. Celebrities couldn’t wait to trip into it as early as summer, though that didn’t unequivocally make clarity in Oklahoma.
Now that cooler continue finally is in a forecast, it’s time to take a closer demeanour during a trend and a opposite ways to wear it.
While velvet is prosperous and mostly conjures images of dresses and tuxedo jackets, this deteriorate it’s also being interpreted into infrequent pieces and outfits, creation it some-more fun to wear.
Try a velvet trip dress with an festooned satin bomber jacket. Or velvet booties with slim, cropped jeans. How about a cold-shoulder floral velvet flocked dress? Cozy adult in velvet lane pants or trip on a unconditional velvet cloak for a night out. For a smaller statement, cruise a velvet purchase or choker.
Much of velvet’s interest this deteriorate is that it can take on several personalities — ’70s rocker chic, sexy, playful, conform risk-taker and festive. It can be critical or playful. And it’s accessible in all cost ranges./ “One of my favorite trends this tumble is velvet,” pronounced Karen Marquis, owners of Kokopelli. “We’ve always had touches of velvet for holiday and winter months, though this deteriorate is all about infrequent pieces that can be interconnected with all a new denim styles or even layered over dresses.”
Marquis pronounced she loves all a nontraditional colors such as turquoise, decay and taupe and festooned pieces that demeanour uninformed and special.
“An unstructured blazer can only as simply be styled with rolled-up sleeves and classical skinnies or for a some-more grave look, span it with a silk cami and wide-leg pants. Really, anything goes,” she said.
Natalia Tolentino agrees with Marquis and pronounced a trend touches roughly all — bomber jackets to jumpsuits to shoes.
“There are no manners when it comes to velvet. You can brew and compare it with denim, lead or even lace. You can dress it adult or down,” pronounced Tolentino, special events partner for a Dillard’s Southwest multiplication bureau in Fort Worth, Texas.
Velvet dates to 2000 B.C. and became a tack for royalty. Fast brazen to a 1970s, ’80s and ’90s and a fabric saw moments of popularity, mostly in dejected or burnout patterns.
Today, velvet is deliberate a classic. A few velvet pieces uncover adult each tumble and holiday season. Red is festive; black, glamorous and sophisticated.
But this year a trend goes over that. Velvet has been taken to a subsequent level, and zero matches the power of popularity.