You may remember corduroy from the '90s, but truth be told, this "poor man's velvet" has been in vogue since the 18th century — and it's not going away anytime soon. Case in point: We've pulled 12 of the latest and greatest ways to wear this soft, durable fabric without making you look like you're retreating back to the grunge days — no matter how much you loved Nirvana.
If you have yet to try out the brightly colored jeans trend, this comfier counterpart is your shining (upgraded) opp. Feeling feminine? A cord dress is a fun alternative to that sweater version you're already rocking this season. But, if you're still not convinced, there's always the option to accessorize with a bag or pair of kicks. After all, vertical lines flatter everyone.