Autumn/ Winter 2016 – How to Rock Velvet Trend

Velvet is a huge thing this Fall Winter 2016/ 2017 as there’s no denying that they’ve taken all over the shelves.

In addition, you probably noticed that fashion elites and celebrities are popping up in the fashion weeks and runways in this luxe fabric.

Velvet is no longer the fabric of dark, romantic and gothic look only, it also creates that luxe and festive look while adding unique and vintage allure touch.

You’ll spot fashion elites and celebrities channel this Velvet trend from head to toe ranging from outerwear to thigh-high boots in eye-popping hues.

For instance, cobalt instead of navy, and ochre or raspberry instead of black.

Tips on Wearing Velvet 

1. Velvet is particular good when you coordinate it with metallic or high shine accessories.

2. Wear a bold lip color such as Merlot to create that edgy luxe look.

3. When the weather is cool, just layer in a few black basics such as leather jacket, turtleneck or tights. Then you’re good to enjoy some velvetea moment.

4. Velvet, this rich fabric is super fab for festive and holiday parties. You can enjoy velvet ride all the way through the New Year.


Chiara Ferragni – The Blonde Salad
She attended the Milan Fashion week by channeling all velvet look with attitude! I love how she wore the buns as it definitely add a splash of edge to the look.
Olivia Julietta
Elevate your everyday look with a velvet coat!
Mercedes Gonzalez – Style it with Trix
Create that feminine and victorian vibe look by wearing a velvet off shoulder dress and a pair of over the knee boots. To top off the look, she layered a fur vest coat.
Missy Ulmer – Sapphire Diaries
Missy looks extremely lovely in this burgundy velvet long sleeve dress.
If you prefer the subtle look, try velvet pants! She created a high fashion look by coordinate a black blouse with a pair of black velvet pants.
Elyse – Leather and Lace
Create that dance floor look with a velvet slip dress, a choker necklace, a metallic clutch and a pair of over the knee boots!

Velvetea Look 1 

Heading to a party with your girl friends and do not know what to wear?

This outfit is your saver! As velvet material will make you look fabulous on the dance floor!

For top, I’ve chosen a burgundy long sleeve lace-up bodysuit as this popping hue is sure to have all eyes on you!

I’ll be coordinate it with a pair of black skinny ripped jeans and a pair of black strappy high heel sandals.

To top up the look, add a splash of glitz with a pair of golf hoop earrings and a black leather crossbody with gold rivet detailing.



Velvet Long Sleeve Plunge V Lace-Up Bodysuit

A burgundy bodysuit that showcases long sleeve figure hugging silhouette, a plunge v neckline that accentuates your bosom and alluring lace-up detail.



Black Skinny Ripped Jeans 

A slim fitting black jeans that showcases distressed details which is everyday wardrobe staple!



Black Strappy High Heel Sandals

A pair of black high heel sandals that featuring a strappy detailing is every girls’ MUST HAVE as they are super versatile for any occasion and season!



Gold Hoop Earrings

A pair of gold hoop earrings is the on-trend accessories you got to have this season!



Black Leather Crossbody Featuring Gold Rivet Detailing

A black leather crossbody that showcases a flap closure and gold rivet detailing that add a splash of edge!


Velvetea Look 2

Christmas is just around the corner, if you want to create that festive look yet do not want to look like a Santarina, pick this look!

For top, I’ll be choosing a black off shoulder v neck long sleeve knit top as it shows some skin yet keep you warm.

Then, coordinate this top with a red velvet short A-line pleated skirt as red is one of the Christmas theme color.

Besides, Velvet will make your outfit super Christmasy.

For shoes, slip into a pair of black over the knee boots to keep yourself chic and warm.

Lastly, add a velvet choker and carry a black leather crossbody with chain straps to finish off this look.



 Black Off The Shoulder V Neck Long Sleeve Knit Top

A black knit sweater that showcases the on-trend off shoulder silhouette, a sexy plunging v neckline.



Red Velvet High Waisted Short A-Line Pleated Skirt

A red velvet skirt that showcases A-line silhouette and pleated detailing which will complement any figure.



Black Over The Knee Boots

A pair of black over the knee boots will keep you warm and high fashion!



Black Velvet Choker

Channel the 90’s vibe in this simple black velvet choker.



Black Leather Crossbody with Metal Shoulder Sraps

A black leather crossbody featuring a metal buckle closure and chain shoulder straps.


 Velvetea Look 3

Create that edgy look by wearing shirt under a dress this Autumn/ Winter 2016.

For top, I’ve opted a white silk button down, and I’ll be layering a navy blue velvet spaghetti straps plunge v bodycon dress atop it.

This coordination not only enables you to transform from day look to dance floor.

It also make you look sassy as this is one of the on-trend style in 2016.

For shoes, I’ve opted a pair of black suede thick high heel boots.

Lastly, finish off this look by carrying a black leather crossbody bag and a pair of gold leave earrings.



White Silk Button Down Shirt

A silk white button down shirt is a wardrobe staple that everyone needs to own!



Navy Blue Velvet Spaghetti Straps Plunge V Bodycon Dress

A navy blue velvet midi bodycon dress which showcases a plunge v neckline and a figure hugging silhouette.



Black Suede Thick High Heel Boots

A pair of black suede ankle boots that showcases block heels and buckle straps.



Black Leather Crossbody With Quilted Texture and Chain Straps

A black leather crossbody featuring quilted texture and chain straps that give you the edgy vibe.



Gold Leave Earrings

A pair of gold leave earrings which give you a splash of greek goddess vibe.


Velvetea Look 4

Look bold and sexy in this velvetea look.

I’ve chosen this gorgeous navy blue velvet dress which is in a long sleeve and high neck silhouette, featuring sexy cutout detailing.

Then, I’ll be pairing it with a pair of black over the knee high heel boots.

For accessories, go for something sparkling such as this gold diagonal dangle earrings.

Then, complete this look with a black sparkling clutch.



Navy Blue Velvet Long Sleeve High Neck Cutout Bodycon Dress

A figure hugging velvet dress that will flaunt your hour-glass figure. The high neck add a splash of past century nostalgia whilst the cutout detailing gives you the sexy and flirty look.



Gold Diagonal Dangle Earrings

A pair of gold dangle earrings featuring diagonal shapes.



Black Clutch with Rhinestone Embellishments and Ring Handle

A black clutch with heavy adorned rhinestone embellishments and ring handle.



Black Lace-Up Over The Knee High Heel Boots

A pair of black over the knee boots showcasing lace-up back is the perfect Fall/Winter staple.


Velvetea Look 5

Look extremely sexy and seductive in this look as I’ve chosen a burgundy long sleeve plunge v romper.

The plunge v detailing will accentuate your bosom, whilst the burgundy color gives you a touch of festive.

Since, it is a plunging neckline, layer a piece of gold statement necklace to amp up the glam.

For shoes, opt a pair of black pointed toe high heel leather boots.

Finish off this look a black leather crossbody.

This look is perfect for parties or a fancy dinner.



Burgundy Velvet Long Sleeve Plunge V Romper

A burgundy long sleeve romper showcases a plunging v neckline which will accentuate your curves.



Gold Geometric Statement Necklace 

A gold statement necklace featuring geometric pattern is good for elevating your look!




Black Leather Pointed Toe High Heel Ankle Boots 

A clean and minimal black leather high heel ankle boots that showcases pointed toe is super versatile as it looks good with any style.



Black Leather Crossbody Featuring Quilted Texture

A black leather crossbody showcasing quilted texture, a flap closure and chain straps.


That’s all for today!

Happy Hump Day and enjoy trying out this luxe fabric!

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I would love to know how you style this velvetea trend!

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