The Velvet Holiday Dresses We're Already Buying

The holiday season calls for outfits that are a little more festive and formal than your everyday ensembles. One easy way to accomplish a more dressed-up look this holiday season is to stock up on velvet dresses, a holiday-ready fabric that’s timeless and gets chicer every year.

Today we’re sharing an assortment of styles from little black dresses in the luxe material to long-sleeve options with the chicest details sure to keep you warm. Whether you plan to style the dress with statement heels and earrings or a pair of cool (and comfortable) block-heel boots with layers of gold necklaces, these are the dresses to have on our radar—we already do.

To make your holiday shopping easy, we’ve browsed our favorite sites to bring you the best selection of velvet holiday dresses available this season. Scroll below to shop your favorites.


An easy and effortless silhouette.

Pretty paired with chunky boots and sparkly heels alike.

Style this designer mini with fun knee-high boots.

This color puts us in the holiday spirit.

This playful silhouette would look so fun with velvet Mary-Janes.

Style with knee-leather high boots for a chic winter look.

A velvet tea dress in the most charming floral print.

This has the most romantic empire silhouette.

A non-restrictive, billowy silhouette exudes a more casual touch.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

Up next, 25 pretty yet practical fashion items I plan to live in this winter.