Nothing screams luxe glamour quite the same way plush velvet does. With its smooth touch and array of rich, jewel-toned hues, it's no wonder the fabric is a favorite among our favorite royals, trend-setting celebs, and seasoned supermodels. Velvet came back this year with a punch and there's no way the holidays are happening without it.
VIDEO: 12 Irresistible Velvet Pieces for the Holidays
Think less Santa costume and more lounge-wear high-end decadence. Less holiday stocking and more vamped up Manolo's. Shop through 11 of our favorite velvet picks that'll carry you through this holiday season. Consider it 2017's Velvet Goldmine.
1. Velvet Square Neck Mini Slip Dress
Feed your inner minimalist with this simple all-over velvet dress. Top with either a statement coat or a cozy sweater.
Topshop | $50
2. POLKA DOT TOP
Velvet plus fancy frills make this the perfect party-ready top.
& Other Stories | $55
3. STRETCH VELVET SLIM TURTLENECK
Here's a closet staple but with a textural update.
Tibi | $159
4. Bow-embellished velvet mules
Your boring black heels get a holiday twist with this slip-on, bow-embellished mule.
Prada | $345 (originally $690)
5. Welbeck Trousers
Go full-on showstopper and pair these wide-leg trousers with chunky platforms.
MiH Jeans | $295
6. Hangisi Velvet Point Toe Flats
Amp up the luxe with these crystal-encrusted flats. We know there's a Marie Antoinette hidden somewhere in you.
Manolo Blahnik | $955
7. Velour Dress
Pair this elegant dress with fun accessories for a bold fashion statement.
H&M | $50
8. Velvet going-out top
Velvet in a bold shade is a winning combination.
J. Crew | $68
9. knotted velvet hair tie set
Instantly take your ponytail from casual to holiday-ready with this darling hair accessory.
Madewell | $13
10. Maya Pointed-Toe Military-Inspired Strap Pump
Add a luxurious touch to your usual black heels with a velvet finish.
The Fix | $99
11. Velvet BLAZER
Level-up your LBD with this deep green blazer for a simple yet knockout lookout.
Zara | $149