How to Wear Velvet

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How to Wear Velvet
Wear Velvet

Velvet is back with vengeance. Velvet is a versatile fabric that adds pizazz in the daytime and sophistication in the evening. Choose velvet pants, jackets or dresses if you are bold and flashy. Or is making an understated fashion statement is more your style, accent any outfit with velvet belts, shoes and purses. There are so many possibilities. Read on to learn how to wear velvet.

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Things you need

  • Velvet clothing
  • Velvet shoes
  • Velvet purse
  • Jewelry
  • Velvet belts or wraps

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    Throw on a silky camisole or blouse, and pair it with a fitted cropped velvet jacket. Wear jeans and heels for a daytime look, or dress yourself up for the evening with a swank little skirt.

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    Sport velvet trimmed jackets, pants and purses for easy day to night transformations. Alter your makeup and hair to suit your affair.

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    Wear a long, slim velvet dress for a night on the town. Pair your clothing choice with strappy velvet sandals and bold nail polish.

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    Choose velvet in bold colors. Pick deep blues and other gemstone hues for a stunning look.

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    Make a fashion statement with your feet by pairing velvet platforms with a little black dress. Finish the ensemble with a matching velvet clutch.

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    Select velvet belts and sashes when your fashion sense is conservative. Wrap a sash around your favorite cardigan. Wear a velvet belt with slim jeans, a silky blouse and velvet heels.

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    Dress your velvet fashions up or down by choosing the right accessories. Choose gold or silver chains, bangles and earrings for day use. Go for the bling with rhinestones at night.

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