With its touch-me texture and luxurious jewel tone palette, you can always count on velvet to be a must-have fabric for the winter season. Whether you opt for heavily embroidered seventies-style frocks or a dash of Victorian gothic, there’s bound to be something that takes your fancy amongst these velvety handmade and vintage clothes…
Combine jet black velvet with sheer lace and frills to bring a little Victorian drama to AW15.
Velvet dress, £55, Violet House Clothing
You don’t have to be clad in head-to-toe velvet to embrace the trend.
Velvet brocade skirt, £52, Le Mouton Bleu Shop
When wearing velvet with a seventies boho vibe, it’s all about bright, snazzy colours and oodles of ethnic-inspired trimmings.
Velvet embroidered dress, £101, Evig Vintage
Velvet comes in a myriad of fashionable forms, like this midnight blue headband.
Velvet turban headband, £10, Stephanieverafter
Velvet and lace always make a pretty pairing for lingerie.
Velvet bralette, £24, Shop Studio B
Sheer fabric, velvety floral patterns and swishy fringing make for a seriously on-trend look.
Velvet fringe kimono, £130, She Vamps
Velvet works like a dream when accentuating different features, like the collar, cuffs and pockets of this vintage coat.
Velvet coat, £45, Strobe Vintage
So, how will you be wearing velvet this winter? Let us know your take on the trend in the comments below or tweet us @EtsyUK!