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Trend spotlight: 15 velvet pieces to update your closet right now

Velvet is everywhere this season—think shoes, bags, tops, skirts, dresses and more. Here are 15 pieces that you can add to your wardrobe right now!

One of the biggest trends of the season (it was spotted on the runways at Monse, Giorgio Armani, Lanvin and Alberta Ferretti, just to name a few), velvet can be found in every fashionable form this fall—shoes, bags, tops, skirts, dresses and more. Whether it's got a retro feel or you're looking for a modern spin on the plush fabrication, you're covered.

Here are 15 sartorially savvy velvet pieces to update your closet right now.

Let's get high
High heeled, red and velvet? Not only are ankle boots a must this season, in scarlet crushed velvet you'll be turnin' some heads, like The Goods host Jessi Cruickshank did recently on her Instagram.

Zara Velvet High Heel Ankle Boots, $119, zara.com

'70s swing
Reminiscent of Michelle Pfeiffer's Elvira Hancock in Scarface, this slinky velvet number is perfect for the upcoming holiday party season or for a casual weekend brunch when worn over a white tee and paired with statement high tops.

H&M Crushed Velvet Dress, $49.99, hm.com/ca

Hat's off
Taking sartorial inspiration from the men in your life—think your boyfriend and even your dad—will pay off with this dove grey cap from Vancouver brand Oak + Fort.

Oak + Fort Velvet Hat, $32, oakandfort.ca

Swing time
Sway your way through the season with a pop of colour! Worn with a ankle boots and a cropped sweater for the office, this vibrant thing can also be worn with a little cami and blazer for date night.

Topshop Velvet Pleat Midi Skirt, $110, thebay.com

Make me blush
Another must this season is the bomber jacket. Worn in a soft hue and made in a soft velvet, this jacket can be dressed up (think a turtleneck and pencil skirt) or down (with patchwork jeans and kicks).

Forever 21 Velvet Bomber Jacket in Champagne, $39.90, forever21.com

Chain gang
In a world full of chic totes, be a small velvet bag with gold hardware! Just like you, it is as versatile as you are and will take you anywhere within the city limits.

MICHAEL Michael Kors Sloan Small Quilted-Velvet Shoulder Bag, $298, michaelkors.ca

Long and luxe
An oversized duster coat will add instant polish to your look. And it's more versatile than you would think, pairing well with wide-legged pants and block heels or an LBD and splashy heels.

Elvi Velvet Trench Coat, $217.40, ASOS.com

Pretty and punk
While the oversized bow says girlie, the thick sole and black velvet says you're a bit of a rebel. And there is not one outfit these little troublemakers can't get down with.

MSGM Black Velvet Ruched Slip-On Sneakers, $590, ssense.com

Chill zone
You'll be feeling yourself (hello lush fabric!) while wearing this update on the quintessential oversized tee.

Free People Doran Tee, $102.18, freepeople.com

Haute, haute heat
Bring some fire to your holiday dressing with a luxe looking velvet red pump that adds personality to your LBD or black suit.

Sam Edelman Hazel Pointy Toe Pump in Sangria Velvet, $119.95, shop.nordstrom.com

Jacket required
No closet is complete without a well-tailored blazer. So, if you've got your all-purpose black jacket already, it's time to move onto something with a little more fashion umph. How cheery is this blush velvet blazer?

J.Crew Velvet Blazer in Dusty Dahlia, $234, jcrew.com

Velvet goldmine
Be prepared to draw some stares (thanks to showing off those shoulders) and be super comfortable (hello, billowy swing fit!) in this floral damask-patterned frock.

Ecote Burnout Velvet Off-The-Shoulder Mini Dress, $99, urbanoutfitters.com

In love with love
Instead of wearing your heart on your sleeve, place is firmly on a high-fashion, luxe red velvet handbag.

Le Petit Joueurs Micro Alex Velvet Love Satchel, $1,315, holtrenfrew.com

Renaissance woman
Nothing says OTT romance like a pale pink, plush velvet shell with intricate beading and embroidery.

Floreat Myleen Velvet Shell, $148, anthropologie.com

Neck and neck
If you're shy to try an all over velvet look, add just a hint of it on your neck to add a decidedly '90s feel to any ensemble.

Guess Thick Velvet Choker, $22, guess.ca

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