Fall/Winter 2010 Trend: “Velvet”


Everytime I see the fabric velvet I think of that line from the movie “Coming to America”, where the old man in the barber shop says, “What is that velvet?”. Corny I know, but that’s one of my favorite lines. But as I’m starting to notice more and more for this upcoming season, velvet is making a strong comeback. I started to post on this a few weeks ago but hadn’t seen anything velvet that “really” caught my eye. But as I opened an email from Bakers this morning and saw their new velvet pumps, a flash of inspiration came all over me. As Rachel Zoe always says, these are “A Die”:

The “VICTORIA V” (In Burgundy, Blue or Black)   Sizes 5-11    $79.95   http://www.bakersshoes.com

To wear with the above blue velvet pumps is this Beth Ditto “Blue Velvet Drape Pocket Dress”   Price: £49.50 (US $70.00)  Sizes 14-32   http://www.evans.co.uk

Halogen® ‘Liquid Velvet’ Jacket   $148

Sizes 14W-24W    www.nordstrom.com

Asos Curve Velvet Legging   $33.70 Sizes UK 20-26   http://www.asos.com


Velvet Military Jacket   $90   Sizes 10-28  www.simplybe.com

Rive Gauche Cuff Bracelet

Rive Gauche Velvet Cuff Bracelet  $30   http://www.igigi.com

Velvet Crop Jacket  £ 165.00  Sizes UK 16-28 www.annascholz.com

Asos Curve Twisted Velvet Dress   $75.83   Sizes UK 20-26    www.asos.com

(Above grey  Asos dress can be worn with these pumps):

Qupid Matter-01 Crushed Velvet Pump   $19.30   Sizes 6-10  www.urbanog.com


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Celebs in “The Velvet Trend”: