Velvet Dresses Are the Fall Trend That Will Make You Look Rich AF
For InStyle editors, the prairie dress reigned supreme throughout the summer. While we've found a way to keep them in rotation for a little bit longer (ahem, layering, my friend), we're also ready to add some soft velvet dresses to the mix. Designers such as Oscar de la Renta, Bottega Veneta, and Prabal Gurung sent models down the runway in frocks made with the lush fabric last February. And now, those pieces are trickling into stores faster than those pumpkin spice candles.
The best part about velvet dresses is that they can do double duty; The fabric is substantial enough to fit into those office attire guidelines, and luxurious enough for after-work parties and dinners. Grab a few all-black pieces (which are timeless and easy to style), or test out a jewel-tone (like a vibrant amber or a luxurious jade). For options and inspiration, check out our gallery below.
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