How to wear the Most Popular Fabric of Fall 2016- Velvet

There’s something magical about velvet. It makes us think of princess dresses in fairy-tales, like the one Snow white was wearing. Or it reminds us of Scarlet O’Hara in ‚Gone with the wind’ wearing her handmade green velvet gown. Velvet is the biggest fabric trend this fall and it screams luxury. Luckily you dont have to spend a lot to get this luxurious look. There are so many options available online that will have you spoilt for choice.

Mani_October 2016_Neha Pandey Photography-6.jpgIm wearing this trend in form of this gorgeous wine color velvet skirt. The 90’s are majorly back in fashion, so think a very minimal, very basic and very chic look. I went with this high on drama, high waist skirt with side slit with another trend that followed us into fall – the off shoulder top. A bold wine lip and nude accessories is all it too to complete this look.

Mani_October 2016_Neha Pandey Photography-2.jpgVelvet looks amazing in deep colours that associate itself with royalty: wine, burgundy, navy, forest green, black and purple are some color options to try. Truth is this look holds a certain vintage elegance to it, something like fashion guru meets stylish vampire.

Mani_October 2016_Neha Pandey Photography-3.jpgWhile I happened to go for a super-sultry look, you could also pick up a dope bomber/jacket or a sweet top instead. There’s no rule that says in order to wear velvet you have to look like you’re two seconds away from walking the ramp. The key element here is to go for great cuts, very sleek and architectural rather than slouchy, which tend to look cheap in velvet. Go for very good quality fabric, and then it’s up to you whether or not you do an elegant refined vintage inspired style or a more cool-borderline-kitsch-look.

Mani_October 2016_Neha Pandey Photography-8.jpgGive your fall winter 2016 wardrobe a velvet touch by wearing just a velvet scarf bound to a loose bow. Yes I’m completely into velvet this season. What about you?

Outfit Details:

Velvet Skirt: The T Shirt Company

Off shoulder white top: Zara

Nude open toe sandals: Salvatore Ferragamo

Location Courtesy: Circus South Extn

 

 

 

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Author: amillionbucks

Manmeet is a quintessential fashionista who has her heart set on the world of trends, looks and style from a very young age. Her obsession with fashion and knack for picking trends landed her the role of Head of Marketing & PR for a luxury Italian Fashion brand in India. A day in her life involves shooting with models and celebrities for magazine covers, selecting looks from the runway that show up in your favourite magazines, adorned by your favourite celebrities. A Delhi girl, she believes in Eat Sleep Shop Repeat!

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