Longing for soft femininity and heart-warming fabrics? Then you'll find your style match in the Fall/Winter 2010 velvet fashion trend that offers all that's necessary to make you feel like a royalty in your outfits. Adopt the trend and sport some of the most visionary creations from the runway inspired by modern as well as classy and flamboyant tailoring designs from the past centuries. This time swap leather for a more smooth and silky fabric that should be granted with an honorable place in your wardrobe.

Royal fabrics, sophisticated tailoring and glam is what the latest trends for A/W radiate. Therefore it's time to enrich our knowledge of the most sought-after materials as well as trademark designs of famous designers and adopt some of these to stay up-to-the-minute with the evolution of this modern art. The Fall/Winter 2010 velvet fashion trend is yet another example of the ambition of style gurus to bring back the respect for the timeless fabrics and textures. The soft and silky quality of this particular fabric offers them the chance to play with proportions and create some of the most versatile looks be it addressed for celebrities and red carpet wear or casual chic fans. Those who are eager to take on their stylish velvet dresses and coats should definitely drop a glimpse at the style ideas offered below by the most venerated designers of our times.

Nanette LeporeNanette LeporeRochasGiorgio Armani

Red Carpet Velvet Fashion

Velvet equals high class, refinement as well as blue-blooded allure, therefore it is one of the most sought-after fabrics when it comes of the creation of formal and uber-feminine fashion pieces. Indeed designers are inspired by the smooth and sculpt-able texture of this material both when it comes of suits, gowns as well as stylish cocktail dresses. Nanette Lepore keep the public on its toes as the models flaunted the latest velvet designs in the shape of stylish red carpet dresses as well as floor-sweeping gowns radiating charisma and a unique approach to the handling of this ageless fabric.

The flirty textures set the perfect atmosphere for a fairy-tale presentation still in the theme of modern fashion tendencies.The A/W 2010 fashion collections of Rochas and Giorgio Armani share the same theme when it comes of the adaptation of velvet to the runway. The modern designs paired with the classy tint of velvet would serve as the best ingredients to set the unshatterable basis for the boosting popularity of the 2010 velvet trend.

Ralph LaurenRalph LaurenAnna SuiZac Posen

Retro-inspired Velvet Fashion

As one of the fav fabrics of the Hip era,velvet seems to regain its flawless and grounded reputation among the latest fashion trends. Indeed tops and suits as well as stylish Boho chic dresses were lined up in the fashion shows of admired fashion houses as Ralph Lauren, Anna Sui as well as Zac Posen. Ruffles, draping and other must-know tailoring techniques combined with the various shades of velvet would contribute to the overwhelming sight of these fashion operas.

Long-sleeved dresses perfect to rock the transition from summer to fall as well as the tights and dress combo were additional style alternatives worth-of-adopting. Those who would like to try their hands at the bright color fashion trend should definitely skip the neutral shaded outfits and instead embrace the ever expanding color palette that has all the A-list tones perfect to cheer up your boring weekdays. Draw some inspiration from the looks above and make sure you pair the right outfit options with your signature clothing style.

Charlotte RonsonJill StuartAlexander WangAlexander Wang

Glam Velvet Fashion

Are you one of the natural born trend-trotters? Then sure you crave for more than the classy adaptation of the velvet trend. Instead why not wobble between the extremes of alternative looks that cover the Rock chic as well as Glam Grunge trend which launched a real craze among those who are fond of the 'laid-back' and intentionally mussed up looks. Sport some of the stylish velvet slouchy pants, suits as well as stylish mini dresses with additional sheer and draped details for an oh-so-dapper look. Choose accessories with great care and make sure you keep the neat structure of your apparel. In need of inspiration designers as Charlotte Ronson, Jill Stuart as well as the oh-so-pop fashion demigod Alexander Wang would furnish you with a few life-saving ideas.

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