What is Velvet?: All You Need To Know!

No matter what velvet is worn with it is thought to draw attention.

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Velvet is a tightly woven, short pile fabric that feels luxurious to the touch. Here is more that you need to know about Velvet.

What is Velvet?

A type of woven tufted cloth is velvet. Because the cut threads are regularly spaced out and have a small pile, velvet has a distinctly smooth texture. In the past, velvet was primarily composed of silk, but today it can also be made of synthetic fibres, cotton, wool, and linen.
It’s no surprise that velvet was the preferred material for royals to dress in given how popular it is due to its opulent appearance and sheen. Velvet has long been regarded as exquisite and is adaptable enough to be accessorised, in outfits with embroidery.

Styling a Velvet outfit

The secret to styling velvet is to pair this very heavy fabric with light textiles. Silk or satin are light materials that work well with velvet for a faultless appearance and if you want to be the centre of attention wherever you go, get to know this luxurious fabric and don’t be afraid to play around with colour. No matter what velvet is worn with it is thought to draw attention.