“Florals for summer? Groundbreaking,” drawled Miranda Priestly. What about velvet? How’s that for pushing the envelope?
Photos and text: Zalora ZCOOP
Velvet has always been a mainstay for fall/winter. But this time, it’s having an extended moment well into spring and summer.
Many designers — from Stella McCartney to Victoria Beckham — are starting to see the potential for this lush texture to be worn beyond the winter season.
As this trend continues going strong, celebrities from Rita Ora to Kendall Jenner, Olivia Palermo to Lily Donaldson are jumping on the velvet bandwagon, along with the rest of the fashion crowd spotted on the streets of Milan, Paris, and New York.
Watch how this winter staple shapes up for summer:
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2. Summery Hues
Form is not the only thing you can experiment with your velvet this season. A vibrant color palette instantly transforms it into a legit Do for spring/summer. Do as Blake Lively did and try bold hues of gold, turquoise, or pink for a warm-weather update.
Try this style.