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Velvet is back! 31 ways to wear the feel-good fabric

As far as fabrics go, nothing looks quite as rich and inviting as velvet. Whether you’re going for a slinky, sultry evening look or a sophisticated work vibe, velvet hits the mark every time — which is why we’re so excited this '90s trend is back in a big way for fall.

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Fall fashion trends: Rust, denim, velvet, micro-pleat skirts, capelets

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From luxe ankle boots to jaw-dropping party dresses, we’ve rounded up the velvet pieces you need to know now.

Tops

When it comes to velvet tops, our advice is to avoid anything too tight or short — unless you're layering it over a T-shirt. Instead, let the sumptuous material steal the show and opt for a simple yet pretty silhouette.

1. Doran Tee, $78, Free People

Free People

2. Darcy Velvet Wrap Bodysuit, $26, Boohoo

Boohoo

3. Wrap Cami Top, $46, ASOS

ASOS

4. Velvet Top, $40, Zara

Zara

5. Kendall & Kylie Velvet Cami Tank Top, $30, Pacsun

Pacsun

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Shoes

Furry slippers and embroidered boots can step aside — as far as we’re concerned, velvet is the shoe to own this fall. Whether you opt for an ankle boot, loafers or pumps, make sure a pair of plush soles ends up in your closet.

6.Rococo Velvet Boot, $98, Nasty Gal

Nasty Gal

7. Velvet Ankle Booties, $40, Forever 21

Forever 21

8. Marc Fisher Shaylie Mary Jane Pumps, $79, Macy's

Macys

9. Krazy Pointed Boot, $60, Topshop

Topshop

10. Presley Velvet Ankle Boot, $98, Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters

11. Edit Velvet Bootie, $50, Modcloth

ModCloth

12. Steve Madden Bway Velvet Loafers, $70, Saks Off 5th

Saks Fifth Avenue

Pants

Swap out your boring trousers for a pair of rich velvet slacks. From dressy dinner parties to work events and more, pants are a “wow” factor when they come in a high-impact fabric.

13. FRS Brown Velvet Flare Pants, $43, Front Row Shop

Front Row Shop

14. Self-Portrait Paneled Velvet and Satin Tapered Pants, $85, The Outnet

The Outnet

15. Boden Velvet Trouser, $43, Boden

Boden

16. Velvet Carrot Trousers, $50, Zara

Zara

17. LC Lauren Conrad Runway Collection Wide-Leg Velvet Pants, $45, Kohl's

Kohls

18. Velvet Crushed Trouser, $100, Topshop

Topshop

19. Velvet Trousers, $80, Mango

Mango

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Dresses

Ditch any notion that velvet frocks only work at holiday parties. From slip dresses to T-shirt dresses and beyond, the latest versions look great with sneakers, pumps and everything in between. Start throwing these on in the early days of fall— we promise this will be the style star of the season.

20. Velvet Long Sleeve Column Dress, $73, ASOS

ASOS

21. Erin Velvet Wrap Over Dress, $35, Boohoo

Boohoo

22. Green Velvet Slip Midi Dress, $84, Pixie Mart

Pixie Market

23. Turtleneck Velvet Dress, $65, & Other Stories

& Other Stories

24. Club L Plus Wrap Front Cape Midi Dress, $59, ASOS

ASOS

25. Aqua Crushed Velvet Slip Dress, $68, Bloomingdale's

Bloomingdales
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Accessories

A touch of texture can go a long way. If you’re unsure how to incorporate velvet into your current wardrobe, try dipping your toes into the trend with one accent piece. From bags and headbands to chokers and scarves, we think a little velvet goes a long way.

26. River Island Black Velvet Tassel Long Scarf, $24, River Island

River Island

27. Vanessa Mooney Velvet Chocker Necklace, $35, Shopbop

Shopbop

28. Dune Elliemay Velvet Clutch Bag, $43, Selfridges

Selfridges

29. Velvet Balls Earrings, $10, Mango

Mango

30. Crushed Velvet Hairband, $10, H&M

H&M

31. Chan Luu Velvet Crystal Choker, $30, The Outnet

The Outnet
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