Fashion: A Touch Of Velvet This Season!

If Vogue declares that the velvet trend isn’t going anywhere, then it’s here to stay! Months after LFW (London Fashion Week), there’s still a lot take out like the velvet trend.

This year, British designers such as Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Roland Mouret and the like seduced us with what contemporary velvet trend should look like. British celebs such as Victoria Beckham, Rita Ora did justice in their designer velvet outfits.

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Rita Ora wore a jet-black floor-length velvet backless dress featuring an embellished gold chain details. She’s wearing an outfit made by Tom Ford. Image: Vogue

America celebs such as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kendall Jenner did not waste much time to cop this style. At least, more love is shown towards the velvet. To make it even more interesting, the velvet fabric is spun to be light and lithe on the skin.

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Kendall Jenner is seen in a metallic-hued playsuit velvet to a fan signing in London.

As sophisticated as it has become, it’s no longer a piece for making comfy chairs without tearing one’s pockets deep- there’s a new found respect for this piece. Outstanding colours that are really quite sophisticated are; the gold-hued velvet, the terracotta pink velvet, jet black velvet etc.

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Ranti Onayemi-Blanchard colour-blocks her gold-hued blazer on a monochrome asymmetrical hemline skirt.

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Tomi Odunsi hosted the ELOY Awards in style! She rocked a velvet and mesh petal details by South African designer, Weiz Dhurm Franklyn. 

The velvet trend would always be a must-own item, especially on the red carpet. It’s class, comfortable and cozy. We all need a touch of velvet if you are truly fashion-forward!

Vickie O.

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