Vibing with Velvet: FW17 Essentials

There are so many fall trends that I love and am here for. Between the trenches, denim, chunky sweaters and thigh high boots, there are so many options for staying warm and cute at the same time. However, a timeless fall staple for me is velvet. Here I have curated a lookbook for some of my favorite velvet items this season.

We begin with the classic velvet blouse. I thrifted this top a few months ago, and was originally hesitant to wear it because I wasn’t quite sure how to style it. The beautiful thing about velvet is its versatility; it can be worn with jeans and boots (as shown here) or with a pencil skirt and heels for a dressier look. I was going for more of a street style vibe for this lookbook, so I’ve styled it simply with some other fall staples of mine.

Look: WatchJeansCoatBoots (similar look)

The next item I’ve been loving this season has been this burgundy velvet backpack. I recently purchased it from Forever21, after eyeing it for way too long (lol). I’m not usually into backpacks, but I love the mini backpack trend that’s currently popular and figured I would get in on it. This backpack is the perfect weekend hangout or date bag, as it is just big enough to hold a phone, wallet, lipgloss, and a few other essential items. It’s definitely a statement piece, and I can’t wait to style it with other looks.

Look: WatchHat (similar look)Sweater (similar look)BackpackCoatSkirtBoots (similar look)

Finally, let’s talk about these blush velvet boots. I purchased them from Zara at the beginning of the season (on clearance from last season). I’ve worn them in a couple of other looks, so you might have seen them if you follow me on Instagram, but I have not brought them to the blog. I’ve been rocking these boots everywhere because they are super comfortable and chic. I love that they have a block heel, as I can no longer wear stilettos (flat feet woes), and they have just enough height without me having to wobble around. These boots go best with a pair of jeans and a chunky sweater. I receive so many compliments on these booties, it’s a shame I can’t wear them with every outfit. I will link a similar look below.

Look:Boots (similar look) ,Jeans (similar look) Hat (similar look) , Sweater (similar look), 

What are some of your favorite fall trends?

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11 Comments Add yours

  1. Velvet is definitely the textile of the season. And you nailed this look!

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    1. naturallykam says:

      Thank you so much! And it most definitely is!

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  2. Leslie says:

    Your backpack is cute! I love a good velvet number, a little texture can go a long way in an outfit. Cute post.

    xx,
    Leslie / @hautemommie / http://www.thehautemommie.com

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  3. Hello Madds says:

    I love this coat and your blog!

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  4. Autum says:

    I love that velvet backpack! I’ve been eyeing a pair of velvet thigh high boots!

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    1. naturallykam says:

      thanks! I’ve been thinking about getting some too, but I thought they would be too excessive lol

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  5. Taylor says:

    Those boots are a killer!!! I love how you incorporated an accessory with this trend!!

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  6. Ok, so i will take the top, backpack and your hat. Lol. Thank you for sharing I love it and enjoy velvet as well.

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  7. Syd says:

    I love all of this! Velvet has been my new obsession as of late

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