How to Style Velvet and not Look Like a Curtain

Party season is almost here, which means only one thing. It’s time to NAIL it in all things velvet. That’s right, the trend you were in love with last season is officially making its grand return.

Aw17 is taking the trend to a whole new level, adding edgy 90’s inspo to classic autumnal hues like forest green, burgundy and mustard yellows. And we’ve got it all wrapped up.

We’re bringing back a 90’s blast from the past, so get set for a high dose of nostalgia. Think: luxe drama, royal goddess and a mix of festive attitude.

If you haven’t already invested, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our AW17 guide to all things velvet and how to style it without looking like your Gran’s curtains…

AW17 guide to velvet.- velvet blazer

It’s time to nail it as a layer player this season, with the classic velvet blazer. We are completely vibin’ off the dark autumn colours with the 90’s style twist.

Team this with a pair of velvet trousers and classic sneaks for a truly casual boss babe look, easily transformed to a edgy ‘out out’ outfit with heels and a clutch.

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AW17 guide to velvet - pink tshirt

Every babe needs a classic velvet tee in their AW ‘drobes. It is the perfect go to piece that instantly transforms your look, whether you’re inspiring the casual slay with jeans or going all out party with a pair of vinyl trews or faux leather skirt. Enough said.

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AW17 guide to velvet - boots

Don’t get us wrong, we’re not over the heartache of packing away our killer swimsuits and super cute summer dresses yet (although packing away the leg razors until next summer is a weight off the shoulders. Are we right?!) But if AW17 is all about jaw to the floor over the knee boots, then we’ll get over it!

Trust us, it is not AW until you own a pair of velvet over the knee boots, and luckily for you, we’ve got some.

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AW17 Guide to velvet - skirt

You didn’t think you could go through AW17 without a velvet skirt did you? Oh hun, of course not! Like we said, velvet has made a HUGE return and it’s going to be everywhere in every colour. Can I get a hallelujah?!

Step this way for the ultimate 90’s feels…

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AW guide to velvet - trousers

It’s time to go bold girls. These velvet trousers definitely give that party feel that actually looks like you’re ready for Christmas ahead of anyone else.

Velvet trousers are a must-have for AW this year. Whether you’re heading down to the pub for a casual sesh with the girls or glammin’ up for the Christmas party, you can make velvet trousers perfect for any occasion. Style them up with a pair of subtle barely there’s or try styling with a chunky pair of sneaks.

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Need more AW17 in your life? Take a look at our ultimate guide…

Awesome autumn


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