The Velvet Goldmine

October 22nd, 2017

Lights, camera, fashion! Each season, Bon-Ton Department Stores (which includes Boston Store, Younkers, Carson’s, Bergner’s, Herberger’s, Elder-Beerman and Bon-Ton) brings a unique runway fashion show to some of its largest stores throughout the country. New & Now is a fall fashion extravaganza, which I am lucky enough to often host and style the fabulous looks that make their way down the runway.

Dress by Calvin Klein

This season, a few major trends punctuated the runway, and no trend is bigger than velvet. From dresses to tops, leggings, boots and so much more, velvet and velvet-look textures are the epitome of Fall 2017 style. Here are a few of my favorite velvet-posh looks from this fall’s New & Now shows.

Which velvet piece from Bon-Ton Department Stores will you be adding to your wardrobe this fall?

A crushed velvet statement tee adds an unexpected pop under your favorite moto jacket. The printed boots are a funky yet chic twist on this embroidered denim look.

Outfit: BlankNYC embroidered faux leather jacket, Eyeshadow velvet statement tee, William Rast embroidered jean.

Footwear: Nueva by Guess.

Handbag: Coach Market tote

Military inspirations are strong for fall; why not pair this masculine trend with a flowy velvet dress?

Outfit: Free People embellished bomber (available in stores — also in a unique rust tone!); similar style here), June & Hudson velvet dress.

Footwear: Cody by Michael Kors.

Handbag: MICHAEL Michael Kors Mercer satchel

Cozy up a velvet dress for the weekend or a workday with an oversized chunky knit sweater. On-trend sock booties are a bold and posh choice.

Outfit: Ivanka Trump floral velvet burnout dress (available in store; similar style here), Penelope Rose long cardigan (available in store; similar style here).

Footwear: Sarinta by Vince Camuto

Elevate your next night out with a sleek velvet burnout dress and matching heels.

Outfit: Vince Camuto velvet burnout dress.

Footwear: Robeka by Vince Camuto

Social occasion? Opt for a velvet dress with a fun detail, like a cold shoulder, and statement-making footwear.

Outfit: Calvin Klein cold-shoulder velvet dress.

Footwear: Goldi by Steve Madden

A velvet blazer and embellished velvet booties combine to amp up your next denim look.

Outfit: Tommy Hilfiger velvet blazer, Tommy Hilfiger tie-neck blouse, Jessica Simpson embellished jean.

Footwear: Jax by Betsey Johnson.

Handbag: MICHAEL Michael Kors Sloan satchel.

Tune in later this month for more of my favorite trends from the New & Now fall fashion shows!

Photography courtesy of Glenn Kaupert. © Glenn Kaupert. 2017

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Bon-Ton Department Stores. I have been compensated by Bon-Ton Department Stores. All opinions remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company.

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