TrendTip| Velvet

Button down | My boyfriend | similar

Jeans | Zara | similar here and here

Velvet Duster | thrifted

Slides | Target | here (great deal!)

I have been having so much fun picking out fall pieces and getting myself excited for colder weather. I decided that with all of the great trends that are rising this fall, I wanted to start a new series on the blog! TrendTips (name subject to change) are going to be posts that center around a specific trend, including at least one outfit incorporating that trend and also a list of recommendations I put together to help you while shopping for this trend! I hope you guys enjoy this new series, as I already have ideas for upcoming posts!

The talk of the town this fall is velvet. Velvet tends to make an appearance during a few different seasons, but velvet for fall makes the most sense due to the weight of the fabric. I love velvet in olive or plum tones, and incorporating velvet into your fall wardrobe is a great way to add texture. Unfortunately, while I was looking for similar retail pieces of this velvet duster, it occurred to me that these are usually very pricey, starting at $200. I thrifted mine, and noticed there are lots of listings for velvet cardigans on Poshmark, a website where you can buy and sell used clothing. I saw listings on Poshmark for under $100! I highly recommend searching those, but these may become more popular in more inexpensive retailers as the season progresses! I paired this duster with a button down shirt, ripped jeans, and a smart slide. This made me feel edgy and almost “laid back professional,” for lack of a better word!

Here are some pieces I spotted that I think are great ways to incorporate velvet into your fall essentials!

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Lulus Black Velvet Bodycon Dress (also in Plum)

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Forever 21 Crushed Velvet Cami (also in Brown)

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Urban Outfitters Velvet Jumpsuit (available in 4 colors- I love this pick!)

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Free People Velvet Trucker Jacket (also in 2 colors- This one was a great find, as trucker jackets are also huge for fall!)

 

Thank you so so much for all your support! I hope you enjoy this new series and got some new ideas for your fall shopping! Please feel free to like and share with anyone you think will enjoy!

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xo

 

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