Velvet lingerie is everywhere right now. It’s the perfect Winter fabric thanks to its smooth and thicker texture. Just looking at velvet makes me feel all warm inside.
It’s not just showing up on bras, either. You’ll find it on bralettes, bodysuits, chemises, slips, briefs, lounge shorts, and robes. It’s often used as a trim, or crushed and burned out—adding an exotic touch to more ordinary intimate apparel.
Several brands feature the traditional holiday hues of burgundy, red, and green. But you can also pick from bright teals, dark blues, hot fuschias, pale silvers, basic blacks, and creamy whites.
As with all lingerie, construction and quality of materials differ widely. But these differences also make it possible for anyone to get in on this fashion trend.
You might shy away from buying velvet lingerie because you’re afraid it’s harder to clean and maintain. But just like other pieces of lingerie, it is easy to hand wash (do check the manufacturer’s recommendations first, though). The biggest no-no is never to iron and instead steam out wrinkles.
Here’s are 15 beautiful velvet lingerie pieces representing a range of styles, budgets, and sizes, which you might want to try. Let me know your favorites in the comments below!FaLaLa Fuchsia Velvet Bralette and High Waist Brief Also in Holly Green and Blue Christmas Available in XS-Xl and Custom Sizes via Married and Bright Out from Under Crushed Velvet Bodysuit Available in 2 Colors, Sizes XS-L via Urban Outfitters New Look Velvet Longline Bra Available in Band Sizes 32-38, Cups B-E via ASOS Crushin’ It Velvet Short (With matching bralette) Available in 2 Colors, Sizes S-XL via PJ Salvage Ashley Graham Underwire Chemise Available in Sizes 0X to 4X via Nordstrom Fleur du Mal Velvet Longline Bra Top Available in Sizes XS-L via Forward
Do you own any velvet lingerie? Which of these pieces would you wear?
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