At this point in the year, your calendar is likely stacked with holiday parties. Whatever the venue or dress code, there's one holiday party staple that suits every occasion and never goes out of style: the velvet dress. Velvet dresses are simultaneously on trend and timeless, and their fabrication not only makes a statement but is also wonderfully practical in keeping you warm on chilly nights. This holiday season, step out in style in velvet dress outfits sure to turn heads at any holiday party. Whether layered over turtlenecks, paired with slouchy boots, worn over jeans, or finished off with tights, these It girl–approved velvet dress stylings are guaranteed to make you the best dressed guest.
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A kimono-style velvet dress is a sophisticated option for any party. Pair with high boots for a wintery look.
Go bold in red velvet to really make a statement.
Wear your velvet dress over jeans to keep warm and infuse your look with a fashion-forward attitude.
Layering velvet dresses over turtlenecks is another practical way to make a statement.
Coordinating your under layers with your shoes and accessories instantly brings the look together.
Velvet dresses make for the perfect opportunity to play with color. This burnt-orange colorway in crushed velvet looks gorgeous when paired with cobalt-blue boots.
A bright velvet dress paired with casual sneakers is automatically cool girl–approved.
A velvet wrap dress worn over a top and skirt is a chic way to layer up when it's cold out.
Go grunge in a velvet slip dress paired with ripped tights, combat boots, and a cool leather jacket.
A Peter Pan collar instantly makes a velvet dress playful. Pair with strappy stilettos to elevate the look.
Now finish off your velvet dress look with party shoes to buy now and wear through the holidays.