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Top 10 Velvet Dresses

We Found Your New Favorite Fall and Holiday Party Dress

We Found Your New Favorite Fall and Holiday Party Dress

When the velvet comes out, the holidays are never far behind. In gorgeous jewel tones and sexy silhouettes, velvet dresses are go-to holiday party attire for good reason. The fabric looks and feels ultra luxurious and is just about as seasonal as a fabric can get. So since the weather has started cooling down and Thanksgiving will be here before we know it, we’ve compiled a list of ten velvet dresses that will put the va-va-voom into your fall/winter 2017 wardrobe. Some printed, some crushed, and all in rich hues, our list has velvet dresses for every occasion… even if you just feel like wearing velvet on a Tuesday. Shop your new favorite fall and holiday dress with just a few clicks and let the compliments start rolling in. Opening image: anthropologie.com

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October 19, 2017

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Misa Los Angeles Carolina Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: Cut with a plunging neckline and high slit, velvet has never been sexier.

USERS SAID: “Received so many compliments when wearing this dress. The style is so unique and the velvet is light enough to dance all night in.”


Leith Burnout Velvet A-Line Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: The gorgeous floral pattern in colors perfect for fall

STYLE WITH: Give this retro-fit dress a modern twist by pairing with patterned tights and patent leather booties.


Misa Los Angeles Corrine Dress

Our Score

BEST FOR: Feeling Victorian in billowy ruffles and a braided belt

LOVED FOR: The deep plum color


BHLDN Carlson Burnout Velvet Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: The slip dress silhouette is so versatile!

USERS SAID: “Beautiful colors, print, and style. So many ways to wear this dress. Will wear it to a wedding in Tulum with gold straps heels, and with boots and leather jacket for a cool evening out.”


Aqua Bell-Sleeve Velvet & Lace Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: Fit to perfection, this mini is even the perfect length for petite girls.

WHERE TO WEAR: This velvet lace combo has holiday party written all over it!


Bardot Velvet Tank Dress

Our Score

BEST FOR: Accentuating your curves

STYLE WITH: Dress this simple bodycon style up or down with different accessories! Pair with bold earrings and minimalistic heels for a party or throw on a cropped moto jacket and sock booties for a night out on the town.


NSR Velvet Midi Slipdress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: 90s trends have been major this year, so its no surprise girls are loving this crushed velvet slip dress.

STYLE WITH: Try wearing a lightweight turtleneck underneath and tall, slouchy boots!


Felicity & Coco Velvet Midi Dress

Our Score

USERS SAID: “The dress is simple, yet classic. Although modest with a crew neck and sleeves, it is fitted and the overall look is curvy and attractive. A timeless dress.”

WHERE TO WEAR: The office holiday party


Bardot Raven Velvet Slipdress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: Being simple, yet sexy

WHERE TO WEAR: Black tie events


Donna Morgan Sasha Velvet Midi Dress

Our Score

LOVED FOR: The deep sweetheart neckline is a fresh take on a dress with classic lines.

BEST FOR: All shapes—the cut is fitted, yet forgiving so the velvet lays in the most flattering way.

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