EDIT: Crushed velvet
Crushed velvet is simply the fabric of winter and with so many drop dead gorgeous options on the high street, choosing how you're going to wear the trend will be a tricky one.
Nailing the whole 70's revival with OTT velvet trousers, or winning over the look with a simple accessory?
Not to worry, we've put together some of our favourite pieces to make it a little easier:
Monki Velvet Texture Blazer £40 and Velvet Texture Trousers, £35
Suits and velvet are the very two looks Monki excels in, so it’s no surprise this powder blue pleated wonder makes the list. A look for the bold that’s for sure, keep it casual with flats and a tee, or spice it up with some funky heels and a sparkly bralet for some New Year magic.
Skinny Dip Crushed Velvet Shell Body Bag, £30
Skinny Dip are notorious for their quirky accessories, proven with this crushed velvet shell bag. Perfect for making a more plain or simple outfit that lil bit more funky and the perfect size to take to the dancing.
ASOS Velvet Tie, £3
New Year partywear is all about the accessories and this baby pink little beauty proves just that. Fight the norm for your party style this season and opt for a funky tie over a statement necklace. Just the perfect mix of girly and androgynous, this one from ASOS is a must. Grab it while it’s in the sale!
Pretty Little Thing Open Back Velvet T-Shirt, £15
A stylish alternative to a plain tee, this open back delight by Pretty Little Thing is ideal for those ‘jeans and a nice top’ events that oh-so-often pop up during the last of the festive period. And with such a chic colour, this is definitely a firm favourite.
Qupid Strappy Point Crushed Velvet Heels at ASOS, £30
These Qupid strappies are to die for, period! A baby pink that is too cute to handle, these little beauties are another ASOS sale number, and with a block heel, pointed front and gorgeous thick strap, they tick all the boxes.
Topshop Velvet Extreme Flare Trousers, £34
If you are well and truly prepared to tackle this 70s revival head on, then best believe Topshop have got you covered! These aren’t just any flares, these are extreme flares and they have party season written all over them.
Carli Bybel X Missguided Pink Crushed Velvet Wrap Dress, £55
FYI, if it’s a velvet dress you’re looking for, Missguided has all the answers – this wrap dress from the Carli Bybel collection is perfect for a festive night out. Make sure you accessorise with lots of nice sparkly jewellery for that perfect New Year glam.
Pretty Little Thing Velvet Long Line Padded Coat, £70
Stretch the trend to outerwear, and with what better coat than this midnight blue number from PLT. Super stylish and ultra cosy - we’re snug just looking at that!
Boohoo Di Crushed Velvet Off the Shoulder Midi Dress, £22
Deep sultry red, midi fishtail and a ruffled bardot neckline… this dress could not scream New Years Eve perfect anymore. Step into 2018 in style with this glamorous little beauty from Boohoo and be prepared for all eyes on you. Go bold with a matching red lip and a sparkly choker for serious Hollywood glam.
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