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Elegant velvet dress (50 photos) - The best styles and novelties of 2018

Want to be trendy? Be sure to purchase for your collection at least one elegant, flowing and magical or more simple everyday velvet dress

Want to be trendy? Be sure to purchase for your collection at least one elegant, flowing and magical or more simple everyday velvet dress (photo). After all, this material today - at the peak of popularity.

This material today - at the peak of popularity

The magic of this luxurious material for many centuries captivates the hearts of women and excites the imagination of men

That is why manufacturers have never lost sight of and continued to improve this royal fabric, trying to bring it to the ideal, changing its composition, texture and length of the pile.

Types of velvet

The magic of this luxurious material for many centuries captivates the hearts of women and excites the imagination of men. That is why manufacturers have never lost sight of and continued to improve this royal fabric, trying to bring it to the ideal, changing its composition, texture and length of the pile.

If you seriously decided to prepare for the current season, you may not be limited to just a piece of velvet.

After all, this fabric can be so multifaceted

If for some reason you are still afraid to choose a velvet outfit, consider the option with a finish of such fabric.

If you have seriously decided to prepare for the current season, you may not be limited to just a piece of velvet. After all, this fabric can be so multifaceted:

  • sisel: different from the usual looped pile;
  • crumpled velvet: wet fabric is twisted in a special way and is treated with a special compound; after drying, small “crumpled” folds are formed;
  • Devore: made only on a silk basis, for obtaining patterns the pile at the locations of the pattern is removed; as a result, the texture is non-uniform, sometimes transparent or translucent;

Sizel: different from the usual looped pile

Half garment: natural silk in it is replaced by cotton

Panne (sometimes it is called chiffon-velvet): it has an inclined pile

  • hammered: very shiny, pattern imprinted on it using heated metal blanks;
  • polyharchus: natural silk in it is replaced by cotton;

On chiffon (velor): very thin, flowing, perfectly decorable material

  • on chiffon (velor): very thin, flowing, perfectly decorable material;
  • eraser-velvet (velveteen): the main difference is the longitudinal scar;
  • panne (sometimes it is called chiffon-velvet): it has an inclined pile;
  • Bagira: very dense material, slightly rough;
  • Lyon velvet: heavy, used mainly for hats or collars;
  • Utrecht: pleated fabric;
  • "engagement ring": the thinnest fabric that can be passed even through the female ring;
  • velvet-pearl: both the base and the nap are made of silk of different color, as a result a flickering effect is created.

Shimmering fabric adds expressiveness to your look.

Tip! If for some reason you are still afraid to choose a velvet outfit, consider the option with the finish of such fabric. Shimmering fabric adds expressiveness to your look.

Actual models

Designers presented to our court a lot of products from this flowing material. These are cozy summer bomber jackets, sophisticated costumes, elegant skirts and trousers, raincoats, capes, overalls and even shoes and bags.

But velvet dresses took a special place on the podium. And they are intended not only for publication. Stylists divided them into several groups:

  • everyday;
  • office;
  • evening

Velvet dresses took a special place on the catwalk

Designers presented to our court a lot of products from this flowing material.

And they are intended not only for publication

Almost all types of cut, including products with a short skirt or things that look more like bedclothes or combinations, have passed into "velvet" fashion. Since the trend of the season is a combination of textures and fabrics, it was not avoided by velvet. Designers with might and main combine it with boucle, shimmering matte wool, silk and chiffon, lace, braid, embroidery, appliqués, etc.
The customary dresses-cases, small black velvet dresses and evening dresses in the floor remain in the trend. Asymmetry is still in favor, so feel free to choose for evening or day walks and dresses with a neckline on one shoulder, any shape with a geometric neckline or a beveled bottom.

Almost all types of cut, including products with a short skirt or things that look more like bedclothes or combinations of

Since the trend of the season is a combination of textures and fabrics, it was not avoided by velvet

In the trend, and remain familiar dress-cases, small black velvet dresses and evening dresses in the floor

Tip! Try not to disperse the attention of "spectators": always emphasize with an unusual asymmetry only one part of the body. Otherwise, the chaos and abundance of parts will completely kill the charm of your outfit.

Evening velvet dresses

Of course, first of all, select evening dresses. After all, this fabric is fully revealed only in artificial light. Moreover, not a single photo can fully demonstrate the beauty of this shimmering fabric:

  • since this material is self-sufficient in itself, ideally it looks exactly in the case of a simple cut; but do not forget about the fashionable details;

Since this material is self-sufficient in itself, ideally it looks exactly in the case of a simple cut; but do not forget about the fashionable details

Long velvet dress in combination with shoes with heels visually slims and makes a woman taller

  • asymmetry, appliqués, original finishes and fashionable color shades;
    it can be single cut, cut to the waist, skintight or loose, open with one or two straps, neckline, stand-up collar, wrist sleeves or 3/4, puffy or straight sleeves;
  • for graduation or wedding, you can order a dress with a corset top and bell-shaped skirt;
  • Whatever model you choose, consider that velvet is revealed in all its glory in drapery, its excess is, of course, undesirable, but in a real velvet dress at least small folds or “flared” A-silhouette details should be;
  • long velvet dress in combination with shoes with heels visually slims and makes a woman taller; especially attractive outfit with a cut on the sides, baring the leg and upper thigh;
  • for the publication you can easily afford a short velvet model, the velvet with a fluffy short skirt belong to the novelties of velvet dresses (photo); this dress, famous as Marilyn Monroe, thanks to the shimmering noble fabric, only acquires a new breath.

Of course, first of all, select evening gowns.

And not a single photo can fully demonstrate the beauty of this shimmering fabric.

After all, this fabric is fully revealed only in artificial light.

Tip! Embroidery and velvet today are very relevant. And it can be located not only along the hem, top or sleeves, but also around the perimeter of the dress.

Color palette

The most important criterion of the trend is not only the length of the dress and its style, but also the color. Since this season, velvet has played with new trend colors. The familiar classic black, blue and wine are complemented by shimmering pastel shades, sky blue, pink and gem colors: emerald green, scarlet and violet:

  • blue is multifaceted; this season it is represented by Riverside, the color of the deep sea, intensely blue with a slight haze;
  • Aurora Red velvet is a combination of scarlet and burgundy shades, warm and sensual, slightly muffled, but incredibly sexy;
  • Warm Taupe: noble and very extraordinary deep brown-gray;
  • Dusty Cedar: another unusual shade of gray, created by nature itself, it is called the color of shark skin; intensely gray in it has a faint, almost imperceptible shade of violet;
  • Airy Blue: airy and cold blue; light and fresh, slightly powdered;
  • Dusty Cedar: pink-brown, it is called the color of dry cedar;
  • Lush Meado: refers to green shades, but, besides the basic green color, contains muffled emerald tones;
  • Spicy Mustard: a very pleasant yellowish-mustard, called "spicy mustard", the color is very fresh and piquant.

The most important criterion of the trend is not only the length of the dress and its style, but also the color

Since this season, velvet has played with new trend colors

The familiar classic black, blue and wine are complemented by shimmering pastel shades, sky blue, pink and gem colors: emerald green, scarlet and violet

Tip! The combination of two contrasting colors or a bright bottom and a muffled, calm top becomes relevant in the velvet fashion. The effect at the same time turns out simply stunning.

Casual Velvet Dresses

Velvet things are very practical. They are extremely comfortable, comfortable and easy to wash. Apparently, this is why designers decided, finally, to transfer products from this fabric to the category of everyday ones.

Velvet clothes are very practical.

They are extremely comfortable, comfortable and easy to wash.

Apparently, this is why designers decided, finally, to transfer products from this fabric to the category of everyday

For everyday wardrobe, you can buy models of straight cut, trimmed with flounces or ruffles, dresses made of cushioned fabric or outfits with picket snow-white or embroidered collars and jabot or even velvet dresses with lace.

For everyday wardrobe, you can purchase models of straight cut, trimmed with flounces or ruffles, dresses made of pressed fabric.

Dresses from velvet on thin straps become very popular.

You can also use velvet in informal dresses and casual style.

Dresses from velvet on thin straps become very popular. Stylists advise wearing them over blouses with voluminous or translucent sleeves, thin sweaters, jumpers or T-shirts.

For young creatures, stylists have prepared short models with the most diverse cut of skirts and sleeves. You can also use velvet in informal dresses and casual style. Not without velvet and trendy linen style. For everyday wear recommended deliberately simple products, more reminiscent of warm combinations or shirts.

Not without velvet and trendy linen style

Tip! You can muffle the solemnity of velvet by combining it with matte dyed fabric.

Office velvet

The "velvet" revolution has snuck into even reputable institutions. Despite the fact that the models for the office look quite restrained, there can be no talk of boredom or monotony.

The Velvet Revolution snuck into even reputable institutions.

Naturally, office models should be closed. But no one invites you to turn into a nun?

Selection of shoes of similar texture will be a big mistake.

Naturally, office models should be closed. But no one invites you to turn into a nun? Black, dark gray sharks, smoky-blue or mustard colors can be quite varied with neat ruffles, ruffles and small prints. Complete the look with a practical and neat handbag, a cropped jacket and elegant shoes.

Better to combine velvet with matte leather shoes

Tip! A big mistake would be the selection of shoes of similar texture. It is better to combine velvet with shoes from matte leather. They may be the same, but more muted shade or be contrasted. For an evening out, you can pick up shoes from golden or silver leather.

Velvet dress in large size

Completeness - not a reason to be discouraged. After all, feminine forms, no matter how many years stylists have tried to convince us otherwise, are welcome by most men. Stylists offer the following velvet dresses for the full:

  • classic dresses with a lock on the back;
  • since this season we are being offered to boldly combine fabrics, use the following technique: choose a dress with a velvet bottom and a smoother top; with bulk bottom, do the opposite, highlighting the chest and shoulders with this shimmering fabric;
  • if you still want to hide the fullness of the hands, pick up an outfit with closed shoulders and elongated sleeves;
  • to distract the eye from the abdominal area using a dress with a deep neckline; To visually stretch the neck and face, use a U-neck model;
  • the folds along the entire length of the figure on the velvet wrap dress are visually slim, so you can search for such a model for sale.

Completeness - not a reason to be discouraged

After all, feminine forms, no matter how many years stylists have tried to convince us otherwise, are welcome by most men.

The folds along the entire length of the figure on the dress with velvet with the smell visually slim, so you can search for yourself in the sale of just such a model

Tip! To velvet dress things in contrasting colors - jackets, boleros or stoles - should be selected very carefully. It is better to restrict the shades in tone and things smooth texture.

Accessories for velvet dress

If only recently, fashion lawmakers argued that velvet is a self-sufficient fabric, and it should not be overloaded with trim and accessories, today they are carried away and began to decorate outfits made of this fabric. And it turns out they have quite well.

If more recently, fashion lawmakers have argued that velvet is a self-sufficient fabric, and it should not be overloaded with trim and accessories, today they are carried away and began to decorate outfits made of this fabric

Allow yourself a little liberty and move away from the usual "velvet" canons

Decorate the velvet fabric with feathers, fur or embroidery in the center, top or hem

Allow yourself a little liberty and move away from the usual "velvet" canons. As an evening dress, for example, choose a velvet dress to the floor, embroidered with gold threads or decorated with stones, rhinestones, or complement its magnificence with an original necklace and the same bracelets.

Decorate the velvet fabric with feathers, fur, or embroidery at the center, top, or hem. Underline the waistline with a contrast belt. Get the original contrast or in tone shoes and handbag. And go for it. Remember that in the trend today, only self-confident and free from all unnecessary complexes and canons of a woman.

In combination with a velvet dress cheap jewelry will look ridiculous

Tip! In combination with a velvet dress cheap jewelry will look ridiculous. Pick up to him not too massive quality products or classic jewelry.

How to care for velvet?

Synthetic threads are added to this fabric today, so it is absolutely not wrinkled. However, delicate velvet still requires special care:

  • washing in the car would be a big mistake, even in a delicate mode; the velvet dress is washed only by hand in warm water at 30 ° C;
    should not unduly squeeze the fabric;
  • dry such products, preferably in flattened form on a flat surface, it is better to pre-smooth the wet pile with your hand in the right direction;

Dry such products preferably in a flattened form on a flat surface, it is better to pre-smooth the wet pile with your hand in the right direction.

Regular iron can crush the villi, it is better to buy a small hand steamer for smoothing

To make the nap look tidy as long as possible, velvet items should be stored flat.

  • ordinary iron can crush the villi, it is better to buy a small hand steamer for smoothing; if it is not there, so that prints from the seams do not come out on the reverse side, you can use a terry towel when ironing or steam the thing with an iron at a low overhang temperature;
  • to make the nap look tidy as long as possible, velvet products should be stored in straightened form; if you took the dress with you on vacation, upon arrival immediately take it out of the suitcase and send it to the coat hanger;
  • Special brushes or rollers are used to remove small fibers or wool adhering to the fabric.

Synthetic threads are added to this fabric today, so it is absolutely not wrinkled.

However, delicate velvet still requires special care.

A big mistake would be washing in the car, even in a delicate mode, the velvet dress is washed only by hand in warm water at 30 ° C; do not overly squeeze the fabric