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.

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