The latest Fall best seller from the Saks Fifth Avenue online store? These gorgeous Theory Crushed Velvet Bell Bottom Pants. Currently available for pre-order in Rust and Blue shades, these vintage-look bell bottoms are already at the top of the best seller list. These cotton/elastane velvet...

Anyone who grew up in the 1990s would be familiar with the wave of crushed velvet that washed over the decade. We swaddled ourselves in the super soft yet super tacky material just because we saw it on the pages of Seventeen and on the back of one Courtney Love. As teens in the 90s, these two...

Now it pulls from the Fall 2011 runways and turns to crushed velvet. In terms of fashion trends, the Stevie Nicks vibe won't be in full swing until autumn, but you can still use this accessory now as a belt, a headband, or even a halter top (if you tie it correctly, and you're not afraid of...

the gorgeous Crushed-velvet wrap-effect dress from Catherine Malandrino. This has a marine-navy compressed velvet, drape-upshot, jamboree on the apex, three-quarter piece sheathings, congregate swathe from tether feature at the waistline, obscured fastener and a fasten strap at the backside....

I didn't see much of a forecast for velvet from "the big guns", but mark my words: there's no way you won't look chic in velvet this season. Pair it with some dark tights or pantyhose (yes, pantyhose is IN) keep the top neutral and simple. Heels are a must! You might just be seeing a similar...

Like this tea-length midi dress from Topshop ($72), for example: It's black velvet with a jersey stretch, covered in a TON of gold, red, and pink glittery leaves. SO FUN. Or, take your velvet crush (heh) to the next level with this silver, double-slit maxi ($218). It's got a little bit of...

Prada, Giorgio Armani, Saint Laurent and Valentino, they all made a case for velvet on the runway. In shades of burgundy and red, the must-have fabric looks divine, but needless to say, black, blue and dark green will add up to your wardrobe as well. Get the look: and merlot velvet...

With spring just around the corner shorts aren't going anywhere, so embrace your legs ladies! Velvet Crush! This trend hits the sweet spot, because it's soft to the touch and has been popular with both men and women in 2010. There's been a significant increase in velvet sport coats for...

Velvet crush: Alberta Ferretti goes medieval mod for FW11. If you can't walk a mile in those shoes, perhaps you can add a not so subtle bauble to your otherwise neutral ensemble? This Rado Blue Fascination Jubilé timekeeper has an 18K gold bracelet with 206 diamonds, a scratch-resistant...

With the floral-print velvet skirt (above) at £32 and the dress (below) at £38, it's luxe for less. I also love that the dress comes in petite, regular and tall – perfect for getting exactly the right length you desire. Oh, and can I mention the cute camel jumper (above), too? A lambswool-mix...

 

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