Our current obsession: velvet. Dress up jeans instantly with a velvet shoe. Add texture to the classic LBD with a velvet bag. Transition flawlessly from work to happy hour with a velvet jacket. Crushed, burnt, printed — velvet’s many variations are keeping fashion interesting.
It’s easy to see why fashionphiles everywhere clamor to this tactile fabric: It shimmers in the light, drapes beautifully on the figure, and comes in electrifying hues, from canary and cardinal to shocking pink.
You may be tempted to reserve velvet for nights out, but you’d miss the opportunity to shine during the day. Thanks to casual silhouettes emerging on the runways, velvet is now perfectly suited for around-the-clock events. Take a stroll in the park or meet up with friends on Sunday afternoon in a sleek velvet bomber jacket. Set the tone for a fashionable brunch or a casual dinner date in tapered velvet pants. Even comfy loafers and sneakers are getting a cool velvet treatment.
Once associated with nobility, velvet still reigns supreme in the eveningwear category. Gorgeous velvet gowns wow at formal affairs, and velvet bags and heels are the perfect accompaniment to silk or satin cocktail dresses. For a beautiful assortment of velvet everything, visit Neiman Marcus today.