Velvet: it's rich, it's sumptuous, it once was so pricey only royalty could afford to have garments made from it. Fortunately, those days are long gone and velvet pieces are readily available. Though it comes and goes on the runways, velvet never really goes out of style. Whether it's a girly fit-and-flare dress, a tailored vest, or a pair of ankle-length skinnies, let this be the year you add velvet to your wardrobe. Check out these aspirational velvet styles from the catwalk to see what we mean.
Jennifer Davidson joined theFashionSpot team as Managing Editor in November 2010. In addition to overseeing the editorial content of the site, she shares her fashion, beauty, and pop culture obsessions in her weekly column The Love List. Prior to joining the tFS team, Jennifer produced fashion segments for television, and is also the co-founder of StyleBakery.com.