Grace Bernal’s California Style: Velveteen


We are nearing the big day where everyone opens gifts, and more gifts. But the thing happening lately in the fashion scene is velvet. There is velvet everything from tops, dresses, blazers, pants, bodysuits, and shoes. If you’ve ever dreamed of velvet, this is your moment to grab velour while it lasts. The colors popping up in velvet are endless: anything from blues, purples, to plain black. When I think of velvet I think of fun softness because it feels so good on, and you can take velvet to the next level in so many ways. With that said, here are some pairing velvet ideas to help take the textile by storm:

Denim with denim looks amazing paired with velveteen shoes.

If you’re a true Californian you can do shorts in the middle of winter with velvet booties.

Feeling grungy? Throw on joggers with a velvet blazer.

For the love of jumpsuits, velvet ones make great statements!

Ultimately, a velvet dress can be a classy head turner.

For the feet, any velvet shoe is going to work.

Velvet is this season’s hottest textile, so fall in love with it, marry it with different pieces, and enjoy it!
“Don’t be afraid to mix things up by pairing a military-style jacket with a velvet skirt, vintage with modern, off-the-rack with couture, formal with casual.” -Nina Garcia

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