Monday, December 5, 2016

A Velvet Dress

Lindsey Clawson Photography


Velvet, a popular fabric in the 60s and 70s, is making a revival in 2016. This material started popping up all over the runway and in retailers in fall. Velvet is also here to stay for the winter season and I’m embracing this beautiful fabric with open arms.
 I found this soft, orange velvet dress online and fell immediately in love. On warmer, milder winter days, I’d style this dress with heeled black booties, tall black socks, and a jean jacket. On colder winter days, I’d layer a long sleeve turtle neck shirt under the dress, add black tights and taller boots. My favorite features of this dress is the scalloped hem line and the beautiful orange color. I tend to stray away from oranges and yellows, but I decided to take the risk and was so happy that this color worked well for my skin tone! I expect velvet dresses are to also be very popular for holiday dresses.

Outfit details:
Dress – Irene’s Story
Black Booties – Nine West/ DSW
Socks – Target
Jean Jacket – American Eagle Outfitters
Purse/Watch – Michael Kors
Photos: Lindsey Clawson http://www.lindseyclawson.com/ 

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Thank you for reading!

Sincerely,
Emma

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