Winter is the time of year for cozy sweaters, comfy pieces, and lots of layers. Here in Canada, warmth is usually the top priority for cold-weather dressing, and style is often sacrificed during our long winters. To add a bit of flair back into your winter wardrobe, velvet is a great option to look chic but still feel like you’ve got on your comfiest clothes. Read on for seven of our favourite velvet pieces at every price point.
Wide-leg Velvet Pants
This pair of dark green velvet pants from H&M come in at only $49.99 and are a great wallet-friendly choice if you’re looking to add something velvet to your wardrobe. The wide legs will definitely make a statement this season, but keep you feeling comfortable.
Shop the post: Wide-leg Velvet Pants. $49.99 available at H&M
Available at Aldo, the Masen bootie would be a welcome addition to any shoe lover’s closet. Its chunky heel and soft grey colour make these booties a versatile shoe that’s easily wearable throughout the winter.
Shop the Look: Mason Bootie, $65, available at Aldo
Pieces from Madewell always strike just the right balance between tomboyish style and effortlessly cool, and this blazer is no exception. A classic piece in solid black, this velvet blazer can be worn for years to come.
Shop the Look: Madewell Velvet Blazer, $160, available at Net-a-Porter
Feminine and pretty, this pleated spaghetti strap dress from Wilfred would make any occasion an affair to remember. Wear it now over a knit turtleneck, and into the spring and summer on its own.
Shop the Look: Wilfred Toeda Dress, $245, available at Artizia
Draped Velvet Top
With this feminine blouse, you’re getting two trends in one! The flirty ruffled shoulder and deep navy velvet paired together in this Tibi top means that it could truly be worn with anything.
Shop the Look: Tibi Draped Velvet Top, $346.50, available at Net-a-Porter
Embellished Stretch Cotton-Blend Velvet Mini Dress
Getting into the designer pieces, this green mini dress is by none other than Kardashian-approved French design house Balmain. Embellished with gold grommets, this green number will surely turn heads.
Shop the Look: Pierre Balmain Embellished Velvet Dress, $805, available at Net-a-Porter
GG Marmont Velvet Shoulder Bag
If you’re looking to invest in a velvet piece that’s both trendy and timeless, the Gucci Marmont bag fits the bill. Available in multiple colours, this fuchsia shade is my personal favourite for adding enough colour to a gorgeous shoulder bag that can be worn from day to night.
Shop the Look: Marmont Velvet Bag, $2,130, available at Gucci
Main Image courtesy of Vogue
Wide-leg Velvet Pants, $49.99, available at H&M
Masen Booties, $65, available at Aldo
Velvet Blazer, $211, available at Nordstrom
Toeda Dress, $245, available at Aritzia
Draped Velvet Top, $346.50, available at Net-a-Porter
Embellished stretch cotton-blend velvet mini dress, $805, available at Net-a-Porter
GG Marmont velvet shoulder bag, $2,130, available at Gucci
By Kate Mendonca, Toronto @kate.mendonca
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