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This Fall, Velvet Is Not Just for Princes and Princesses

Velvet, the rich, plush fabric that evokes imagery of historical nobility and palatial interiors, has re-emerged for fall in a new light.


Photo by Juergen Teller. Styled by Camilla Nickerson. Hair by Orlando Pita; makeup by Dick Page at Jed Root; manicures by Gina Viviano at Artists by Timothy Priano.

Thanks to Demna Gvasalia’s take on trompe l’oeil for Balenciaga and The Row’s breakthrough footwear collection of demure flats, velvet, the once antiquated fabric of French nobility, suddenly feels au current. Here, a guide to the best velvet pieces of fall.

A Guide to the Best Velvet Pieces for Fall

Photo by Juergen Teller. Styled by Camilla Nickerson. Hair by Orlando Pita; makeup by Dick Page at Jed Root; manicures by Gina Viviano at Artists by Timothy Priano.

Balenciaga, $116, matchesfashion.com

Saint Laurent, $1368, matchesfashion.com

Khaite X Manolo Blahnik, $865, theline.com

Mateo Bijoux, $625, [modaoperandi.com](https://www.modaoperandi.com/mateo-fw16/14k-yellow-gold-lady-mother-of-pearl-choker)

the row, $995, net-a-porter.com

Gucci, $1590, gucci.com

L. Erickson, $30, franceluxe.com

Miu Miu, $990, miumiu.com

Roksanda, $1432, matchesfashion.com

Prada, $825, prada.com

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