7 Wear-Now Pieces With A Velvet Touch

Groovy ’70s style might be ruling the season, but an ‘80s redux is similarly making its mark—and with a velvet touch. Inspired by the age of excess, this luxurious texture is unabashedly glam rendered in rich, solid tones or enhanced with lurex flourishes or embroidered details. Seen everywhere from maxi skirts and dresses to ankle boots and outerwear, we’re captivated by the opulent reinterpretation of classic pieces that feel completely wearable and surprisingly versatile. Ahead, see how we’re styling this touchable trend and shop our picks to stock up on now.

Adam Katz Sinding

Velvet Touch

The Cocktail Dress

The Column Skirt

The Ankle Boot

The Embellished Mini

The Chic Jumpsuit

The Versatile Handbag

The Belted Jacket

How To Style It

For a polished look with glam-rock vibes, pair a velvet military jacket with a sharply tailored shirt and cropped trousers. Style with stand-out accessories for added texture.