Now Trending: Velvet’s Smooth Moves

We’re crushing on new lean and luxe silhouettes in the fabric

Words and Styling by ALISON EDMOND


Rich colors and luxurious textures feel sumptuous to the touch and even more sensual to wear. Find this trend in everything from bodycons to jumpsuits right now and look to Monique Lhuillier, Maje and Saint Laurent for winter’s coolest evening vibes. Matching velour accessories in tone-on-tone hues add to the mood and complete this plush look.


PRABAL GURUNG dress, $2,785, and JIMMY CHOO clutch, $2,895.



SELF-PORTRAIT top, $330, and skirt, $330, IL BISONTE clutch, $395, and ETRO sandals, $930.



VINCE dress, $445, and skirt, $325, and JIMMY CHOO sandals, $750.



SAINT LAURENT BY ANTHONY VACCARELLO dress, $9,000, and hat, $495.



MAJE dress, $415, and KENDRA PARISEAULT earrings, $8,000.






JIMMY CHOO top handle bag, $995.
VICTORIA BECKHAM single breasted blazer, $1,690.



ALEX PERRY mini dress, $1,800.
DOLCE & GABBANA box bag, $2,645.



MIU MIU velvet flats, $495.



VINCE double breasted blazer, $495.
LELE SADOUGHI knotted headband, $170.



ISABEL MARANT velvet sandals, $1,215.
LE MAIRE velvet purse, $473.



PACO RABANNE maxi dress, $760.
DONNI bow barrette, $75.



MONCLER velvet scarf, $243.
SALONI blazer mini dress, $650.



RALPH LAUREN velvet loafers, $650.



Model: HAZEL GRAYE at Freedom Models
Hair: NATHANIEL DEZEN at Opus Beauty using Kevin Murphy
Makeup: JENNA ANTON at Forward Artists using Kosas


Feature image: MONIQUE LHUILLIER jumpsuit, $1,995, JIMMY CHOO clutch, $1,395, and sandals, $750.


This story originally appeared in the November 2019 issue of C Magazine.

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