Smooth as Velvet

Every holiday season I get the itch for a fabric soft and supple; velvet.  Perhaps it is the feeling and sheen of the fabric that reminds of the days of my youth browsing the girls section at Kids R Us (don’t hate).  But seriously, around this time all I want is the familiar feel of velvet.  This year’s particulars?  I would prefer a nice body-con dress, a pair of heels, and maybe a blazer.

Velvet Dr. Martens at Free People $168

Velvet Blazer from Free People $168

Velvet Body Con Dress from Free People $128

Velvet Loafers from Urban Outfitters $34

Velvet Body Con Mini Skirt at Urban Outfitters $39

Velvet Deena and Ozzy Booties at Urban Outfitters $79

Velvet Cap Sleeve Material Girl Dress at Macy’s $24.99

Velvet Dress with Sequin Bow at ASOS $62.90

Crushed Velvet Dress at ASOS $50.32

Velvet Ballet Flats at ASOS $44.93

Velvet Blazer at JCrew $168

What fabric are you craving this season?

In unrelated news, I have a website to share with you. There have been a lot of websites out lately which have attempted to create a better online shopping experience for buyers but this one is my favorite.  You have the chance to follow a number of your favorite designers and friends and tag items that you like, then you will be alerted when those items go on sale!  I always wished for a website like this.  Check out my list:


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