We know how hard it is to say goodbye to your woven flatforms and crocheted whites, but to ease the blow, let us introduce you to a cold weather trend you'll actually be psyched to wear: Say hello to velvet
in all of its luxe, crushed, and jewel-toned variations, cuz we have a feeling you'll really cozy up to its warmth this winter. Nothing is more lush than a little touch of this classic fabric— be it on a scarf or a full on berry blazer, incorporating velvet into your everyday wear is a sure way to feel rich this fall and add texture to your wardrobe all the way into winter. Take it from us, you don't need to be dancing along to a harp at a renaissance fair or doing triple axels on the rink to feel like you fit in with this trend; Whether you grunge it up on the L.E.S with some McQueen skulls
or keep it chic on the U.E.S with a Lanvin bow tie
, there's no wrong way to feel the velvet vibe….well, almost (cough, cough Hugh Hefner). So go ahead—substitute your corduroy and suedes and hop on board the velvet train, which makes the booty-hugging white jeans we just can't seem to pack up seem a little more weather acceptable.