It’s never the wrong season for velvet, especially when it’s one of the year's biggest trends. While velvet accents and hints of the textured fabric never really go out of style, the luxurious material is proving that it’s here to stay. Not only is velvet taking over designer runways and dominating the pages of home décor magazines, but it’s also adorning celebrities from head to toe. And it’s not too late to jump on the bandwagon. So, whether you’re fully embracing the new trend or want to slowly incorporate the buttery fabric into your wardrobe and home, here are the top velvet clothing, accessories and home décor finds.
Historically, velvet has origins of luxury and was originally made of silk. Because silk was a material only the rich and affluent could afford, velvet was only worn by the wealthy or royalty. To this day, velvet is considered a soft and luxurious material, although it’s much more affordable. Now velvet is made using cotton, linen, wool and synthetic fibers. You can find velvet products of every type and cost, from designer clothing to budget shoes to luxurious home décor. Instead of the common flat woven fabrics, such as linen, velvet is characterized by a dense, short pile that contributes to its soft feel and shiny appearance.
Velvet has a reputation for being difficult to take care of and properly maintain. Because it’s not a flat woven material, it can flatten or become matted if it’s handled incorrectly. However, the rules for cleaning velvet are relatively straightforward, depending on the type of velvet. The key is to be gentle and keep it simple. Here are a few general tips to help you properly care for most types of velvet:
For a simple velvet accent, consider these soft scrunchies in neutral colors. Each pack comes with five scrunchies, each with a unique shade and texture to match any outfit. Plus, the gentle fabric is designed to keep a hairstyle in place all day without leaving unwanted hair marks, ripping out hair or causing tangles.
For effortlessly fancy footwear for men, look no further than these slip-on velvet loafers. From a trusted brand, these shoes are designed with a masculine smoking slipper silhouette and a sturdy rubber sole. They feature a black velvet upper material with a leather and nylon lining. Plus, these velvet shoes are versatile enough to wear to the office, a party or a wedding.
With a combination of two trends, platform heels and velvet, these will be the talk of any party or occasion. They come in several colors and sizes to suit a variety of women. Believe it or not, these velvet heels are also designed with a soft system package to provide all-day comfort and cushioning. As a bonus, the insole is crafted partially with recycled materials.
A blazer is the perfect accessory to dress up any outfit, especially when it’s made of velvet. Choose from 15 neutral or bright colors, including violet, pink, gray and deep blue. This women's velvet blazer features a shawl collar and one button to easily throw on.
This velvet maxi dress is the ideal piece to dress down for a day of errands or dress up for a wedding or office party. It features a true-wrap design for the perfect fit and an empire waist. Plus, the butterfly sleeves and ruffle hemline add a flirty touch and put a swing in your walk. This velvet dress comes in 15 velvet colors.
This sleek velvet suit jacket is for the classy man who loves a slim fit. It features a traditional shawl lapel and one-button front, with front and chest pockets, interior chest and hip pockets. It's available in black only and comes in short, regular and long styles.
These stylish velvet trousers are high-waisted for tummy control with a flared leg that’s very on-trend. They have a relaxed yet flattering fit, with a belt loop, front pockets and a back welt pocket. They’re available in regular, tall and petite styles in black or emerald green. Get the matching velvet top to complete the look.
The velvet tracksuit is making a comeback — the 2000s are vintage, after all. This zip hoodie has a relaxed fit with a front kangaroo pocket and gold zipper hardware, available in honey, navy, lime green and lilac. Get the matching joggers to complete the set.
Guys can get in on the velvet tracksuit trend, too. The full-zip sweater and track pants both have zippered pockets. The set is available in nine velvet color schemes, including styles with stripes along the sweater and legs for a classic look.
This elegant velvet skirt hugs the curves of your waist with an alluring slit at the back. It's available in black or brown. For an all-velvet look that’s a bit daring, get the matching crop top.
Add this fun velvet accessory to any outfit, such as for work, running errands or going to a party. It comes in wine and black, with a wrist strap to use in a variety of ways.
This velvet sofa in jewel tones is designed to be the focal point of any house. It will be comfortable, thanks to the sinuous springs, and also offer a chic sitting area for chatting over coffee or having a family movie night. The legs are made of solid wood with removable cushions for convenient cleaning.
Spruce up the dining room or office with this set of two velvet dining chairs. With the choice of 15 fabric colors and two chair leg colors, they’re ideal for any room and any style. The curved, padded seat on these velvet chairs has great lower-back support and a quilted diamond design on the back for extra flair.
This luxe velvet accent chair will add a touch of modern glam to your space. It features flared arms and a wide back, supported by slender, gold-polished legs. The thick, foam-filled cushions offer both comfort and support. The Cleo velvet chair comes in 17 upholstery colors.
This velvet loveseat is a traditional look with a glamorous twist. It has a classic wingback design with deep-tufted diamond stitching and rounded legs. It comes in six upholstery colors that have a subtle shine to them.
This small round velvet ottoman has a versatile design; you can use it as a footrest, a side table when paired with an ottoman tray and as extra living room storage, as it’s hollow. It has classic button tufting and chunky wooden legs, with 16 upholstery color options.
This velvet cushioned bench is perfect for placing in an entryway or at the foot of the bed, where you can sit to put on your shoes or get dressed. It combines modern and vintage styles, with slender legs in metallic gold and button-tufted details. It's offered in black, teal, dark blue, gray and pink.
These luxurious velvet curtains have a subtle gloss to them, and the thick fabric has a sound insulation effect that helps create a cozy atmosphere. You can hang them in three styles; with the back tabs for a more modern look, the rod pockets for a ruched aesthetic or hang them on curtain clips, which are sold separately. This velvet curtain comes in six lengths and 22 colors.
These tasseled velvet throw pillow covers exude boho chic, offered in 19 opulent colors. They come in sets of two with six size options (pillow inserts not included).
The top of this duvet cover is made of real velvet, while the underside contains a fluffy microfiber fabric. It’s warm, soft and breathable for a super-cozy sleep. The velvet bedding set includes a duvet cover and two pillow shams, available in 11 colors and twin, queen, king and california king sizes.
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