This Is the Fall Trend to Buy Now, Not Later

In fashion, there's a satisfying feeling for being for being an early adopter of the next big trend. We can safely say that you'll see velvet everywhere come fall, so why not start wearing it now? Traditionally, the fabric has been a favorite come cooler weather, but that doesn't mean you can't take full advantage now. It's important to keep in mind that while may not be the most breathable, worn the right way, it can totally survive summer's toasty temperatures.

So what's the best way to break out the velvet right now? We're checking out how fashion's trendsetters—from It girls like Gigi Hadid to street style stars like Lena Perminova—are making it work for the season at hand. Plus, since you can't wear the trend without doing a little shopping first, we picked out the pieces we're loving now, but know will also easily work for fall and beyond.

Okay, trendsetter, are you ready to take this one on? Check out inspiration and our must-have pieces below!