VELVET CRUSH

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Love it or hate it, crushed velvet is back this season. Whether you want to wear head-to-toe velvet for the party season or simply add a touch of velvet to your look with a slinky jacket, bag or statement shoes, there are plenty of fun new ways to add velvet and it’s soft, sumptuous texture to your look this season.

Here are the key pieces you need to consider investing in:

1 / Golden Velvet Cami Top / £25 / Topshop > http://bit.ly/2fhCgqC

With it’s festive appeal, this little cami top is perfect for slipping on if last minute drinks are on the agenda! Team this top with skinny jeans and heels or vamp it up with a strong red lip, embellished skirt and leather jacket.

2 / Red Velvet Cigarette Trousers / £42 / Topshop > http://bit.ly/2eG5njg

If you prefer to wear trousers, this chic red pair of cigarette trousers are a beautiful cut and will look super cool with a black or white blouse for a classic look. Team with a sharp blazer and feline flicks and you will look the business!

3 / Black Cropped Velvet Jacket / £65 / & Other Stories > http://bit.ly/2fVbI06

Want a little black jacket that you can take effortlessly from day to night? This cropped style from & Other Stories will work just as well with knitwear as it will with a party dress. Top Tip: If you’re planning to wear with knitwear, consider going up one size.

4 / Velvet Bag / £17.99 / New Look > http://bit.ly/2eWwNm0

You cannot go wrong with a black clutch bag and when it has stylish gold detailing like this one, you’re guaranteed to wear it with everything. The long strap will allow you to dance the night away with ease but if you want to use this style as a clutch, simply pull the long strap inside so it’s completely hidden.

5 / A-Line Embellished Skirt / £39.50 / Marks & Spencer > http://bit.ly/2fhG2QJ

This skirt is the perfect shape for showing off a small waist and the embellishment updates this look for the party season. To wear in the daytime, dress down by  layering with a black roll neck jumper, contrasting coat and flat boots. To glam it up, team with a velvet cami, satin tuxedo jacket and heels for a polished finish.

6 / Teal Velvet Heels / £68 / Office > http://bit.ly/2foujxs

Teal velvet may seem like a daring move if it’s a colour you’re unfamiliar with, but combine these shoes with black and you’re onto a winning look. With a beautiful gold heel and wrap front detailing, these killer heels would add instant impact if you’re wanting to dress up your denim for evening.

7 / Embellished Velvet Flats / £99 / Carvela at Kurt Geiger > http://bit.ly/2g1wSJk

Embrace the featured heel with these embellished heeled flats. Stunning party flats for the season ahead, these beauties are an essential if you struggle to wear heels as they still have a touch of sparkle!

8 / Navy Velvet Chelsea Boots / £68 / Office > http://bit.ly/2fosoZE

A fun take on a classic Chelsea boot, this navy velvet style will look amazing with denim and a crisp white shirt. Completely in love! They have a comfortable heel height but they’ll still give your look a lift, making legs appear longer!

Which is your favourite velvet piece? Are you a huge fan of the velvet trend or will you be avoiding this trend? Leave your comments below and I’ll look forward to replying!

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