Velvet is the AW13 trend you need to know about. From slinky camis to luxe suit blazers, shop the Marie Claire edit of the best pieces online right now.
Velvet is the trend we’re obsessed with this season.
No longer solely reserved for luxurious party dresses during festive season, velvet has been incorporated into some of our favourite brands’ AW13 collections, featured on everything from sweatshirts and camis, to court shoes and clutches.
Ooze sophistication with a classic velvet blazer throughout the party period, or go bold in velvet trousers, possibly the best alternative to jeans, ever.
Marie Claire has edited the best velvet pieces for you to shop now, so we urge you now to seriously prepare yourself, because you're about to fall in love with this gorgeous trend as much as we have...
Work the androgynous look with this black velvet blazer.
For a casual on-trend look go for this cowl neck velvet from sweater Jaeger.
This statement velvet kimono is the perfect day-to-night buy.
Go all out with this velvet and lace frock.
Team this velvet cami top with a pencil skirt for an on-trend work look.
This cut out red velvet dress is a must-have this season.
If you don't want to over do it snap up this velvet trimmed shirt from Reiss.
For just a touch of velvet pick up these Topshop platforms.
Work the velvet trend with these amazing gold leggings.
Get in the festive spirit in this deep red velvet top.
This black velvet playsuit is perfect for your next night out with the girls.
Combine your love of cats and shoes with these embroidered velvet slippers.
This printed velvet jacket will set off your skinny jeans perfectly.
Up the ante in this embellished velvet dress it's got party season written all over it...
You'll wear this velvet peplum top again and again.
Team this velvet-flocked skirt with killer heels for a show-stopping look.
This H&M dress is a great to work the velvet trend without breaking the bank.
Team this velvet skater skirt with tights and ankle boots.
Add a touch of velvet with this compact messenger bag.
Rock the velvet trend effortlessly with these casual Twins For Peace trainers.
Make sure your 'do is on trend with this velvet hair comb.
Treat yourself to some two-tone velvet shoes.
Throw this blue velvet t-shirt on and you're ready to go in seconds.
Accessorise your outfit with this stunning velvet clutch from Reiss.
Go gothic with this dark floral velvet top.
Snap up this classic black velvet dress from Oasis and all you'll need are heels.
Wow the world in this velvet tunic from Topshop.
For a different twist on the velvet trend opt for these must-have cropped trousers.
Shop this deep purple velvet clutch and work the trend for under £30.
Go sexy and strapless in this LBD from Zara.
Step out in this blue velvet bodycon dress and all eyes will be on you.
Wear this Karen Millen high neck velvet dress at one of this year's Christmas parties.
Snap up this on-trend velvet top for less than £50 from John Lewis.
Go for the sophisticated look with this red velvet blazer.
Stand out from the crowd in these statement Geisha style velvet heels.
Throw this satin-trimmed velvet blazer over a red dress for dinner with friends.
We really like the embellishment on this black velvet tank top.
These embroidered velvet trousers are brilliant if you want a change from the LBDs.
These two-tone velvet trousers have 'just add heels' written all over them.
French Connection have got you covered when it comes to show-stopping velvet.
Go for a fun and flirty look with this studded velvet skater skirt.
Go for a touch of velvet with these blue court heels from H&M.
These skinny velvet jeans from Avenue 32 are at the top of our wish list.
Rock off the shoulder velvet with this structured H&M dress.
This classic cut silk and velvet top is worth every penny.
These velvet ankle boots are enough to put a smile on anyone's face.
This velvet collar dress will make your work wardrobe.
Give your man a run for his money in this must-have velvet tuxedo blazer.
Dare to bare with this velvet skater dress' plunging neckline.
Team this velvet flower headband with a curly updo for a festival.