Velvet Shoes are enjoying a bit of a fashion moment right now. Whether you are a fan of this footwear style or not, there’s no denying their popularity both on the designer shelves and chain store racks. Velvet shoes can come in a range of designs from simple ballet flats through to sky high stilettos. The look is reminiscent of suede but with a more luxe, tactile feel to it. Take a look at a few fabulous velvet shoes below.
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These velvet platform pumps just scream glamour. They are made from black velvet and feature a striking gold patent-leather platform. They’re a slim and sexy style that would look great teamed with cigarette trousers and a slinky top.
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These velvet shoes are quite attention-grabbing. They have a chunkier heel and velvet-covered platform. They also have a feminine bow detail on the front – bows are always a popular choice! These shoes would look perfect worn with a full skirt and simple t-shirt.
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Add a masculine touch to your wardrobe with these Christian Louboutin velvet shoes. They are made from black velvet-covered leather and have a metal toe cap. They also have a stacked heel and feature braided trims and chain detailing. These would look chic teamed with skinny jeans and a crisp white shirt.
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These shoes are ideal for finishing off a bombshell type of party outfit. They have a high platform heel and feature ribbon front details. The fuchsia coloured velvet will also ensure that you stand out from the crowd. Team these vibrant shoes with a neutral coloured dress.
Price: $128.99 at modcloth.com
Another example of more menswear-inspired velvet shoes, these also feature feminine touches in the form of metallic bow details. They’re the type of shoe well suited to those with kookier dress senses. The fact that these charming shoes have flat soles makes them ideal for wearing on an everyday basis.
Price: $47.99 at modcloth.com
The wedge heel is hotter than ever and these velvet shoes are an on-trend choice. These lace-up shoes have a high wedge heel and a cage-like cutout design. The rich purple velvet adds just the right amount of colour to an outfit, especially if you don’t want your shoes to stand out as being ‘too bright’.
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These velvet shoes are perfect for working a cutting edge evening look. They have a concealed platform, tapered heel, and cutout velvet detail to the front. They also have a buckle fastening ankle strap. These would look great with a shift dress and tailored blazer.
Price: $69.99 at modcloth.com
These velvet shoes have a chunky aesthetic, which seems to be a popular shoe trend these days. They have a T-strap design with contrasting snakeskin trims. Balance the chunkiness of these shoes out by teaming them with full-skirted dresses.
Price: $60.00 at us.topshop.com
Lace-up velvet shoes are a smart-looking choice. They’re also ideal for achieving a menswear-inspired aesthetic. These shoes come in a rich navy velvet and feature a black sole. If you’re not entirely sold on an androgynous outfit, team these shoes with a flowing maxi skirt or dress.
Velvet shoes are the most striking in vivid colours. However, neutral shades such as black are perfect for those who’d rather not stand out in the crowd. What do you think of these velvet shoes?
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