‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything, cozy movie nights and all the velvet dresses a gal could ever want. We’ve been known to sport a velvet ballet flat in fall or velvet headband come spring, but in all honestly, winter is this comfy material’s time to shine. So we put together a list of the best velvet dresses to wear from now through April for every holiday party, winter wedding and festive get-together you have on your calendar.
The 20 Best Velvet Dresses for All Your Holiday Bashes
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1. hill House Home The Ellie Nap Dress
We were over the moon excited in October when Hill House Home released a new velvet version of its viral nap dress for the ultimate in comfy holiday apparel. It comes in the dark green above as well as a burgundy hue.
10. diane Von Furstenberg Tulisa Two Asymmetrical Midi Velvet Wrap Dress
There’s a lot to love about this party-ready frock—the flattering wrap silhouette, the contrasting adjustable belt, the fact that it’s bra-friendly—but our favorite is definitely the subtle mismatched stripes that add texture to the blue velvet.
17. reformation Livia Velvet Dress
Demure from the front and sexy from the back, this dress works best with a backless bra and funky accessories, like a feathered handbag or glittery heels.
19. johnny Was Stardust Velvet Wrap Dress
This star-studded frock can be easily dressed up or down depending on the event you’re headed to. Stick with flats and delicate jewelry for a chill cookie exchange, then slip into some sexy slingbacks and add dangly statement earrings for cocktails with your girlfriends.