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The velvet dresses and blazers you'll want in your wardrobe this winter

Velvet is always a party season staple

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Hollie Brotherton
Lifestyle & Commerce Senior Writer
Updated: December 12, 2022
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Velvet is synonymous with autumn/winter, particularly party season dressing. It adds something special to your regular partywear pieces without being as in your face as a full glitter ensemble. Plush and super soft, velvet not only looks expensive, but it's also comfortable, which is a must for any party plans involving eating and dancing into the early hours.

MORE: How to wear velvet: 13 outfit ideas to give your winter wardrobe an indulgent boost

Whether you're looking for a playful velvet mini dress, an ultra-cool velvet midi or a velvet blazer to bring your whole outfit together, we've found all of the best styles available online. From ASOS to AllSaints and Reiss to Reformation, scroll on to shop the edit.

Velvet blazers & suits

Mango velvet blazer 2022

Velvet blazer, £79.99, Mango


The velvet blazer of our dreams comes courtesy of Mango. Pair with stand-out sequin trousers, leather leggings or a wide-leg jumpsuit.

Reiss blazer

Single breasted velvet blazer, £278, Reiss


This Reiss velvet blazer comes in the perfect tailored cut and is so versatile for the party season. 

M&S studded velvet blazer

Velvet studded ruched sleeve blazer, £69, Marks & Spencer


Marks & Spencer's studded velvet blazer would give a statement touch to any party outfit. It has ruched sleeves and a slightly oversized fit. 

Warehouse velvet blazer

Velvet wrap blazer, £97.30, Warehouse


This velvet blazer from Warehouse comes in a flattering wrap cut and can be styled as a suit with the matching wide-leg trousers.

Massimo Dutti velvet blazer

Black velvet blazer, £189, Massimo Dutti


Massimo Dutti's luxe velvet blazer is fulled lined and made from mulberry silk. 

John Lewis velvet blazer

AND/OR Delray velvet blazer, £99, John Lewis


This chic velvet blazer from the John Lewis AND/OR collection could be worn over everything this winter. 

Karen Millen velvet blazer

Velvet ruched sleeve blazer, £207, Karen Millen


Slightly oversized in a double-breasted style, Karen Millen's tailored velvet blazer exudes effortless cool.

White stuff velvet blazer

Belle velvet blazer, £90, White Stuff


For one with added sparkle, shop White Stuff's Belle velvet blazer with gold printed detail. Pair it with the matching trousers for a seriously festive suit.

Velvet dresses

Reiss tatiana dress

Tatiana dress, £148, Reiss


Work parties, date nights, weddings... this velvet midi dress would look amazing for any event. We love the high neck and cut-out detail.

Topshop velvet midi dress

Topshop velvet midi dress, £65, ASOS


Topshop's velvet midi dress features satin detail and a one-shoulder style.

Simone Rocha velvet mini

Simone Rocha Tulle-trimmed cotton-velvet mini dress, £1,195, Net-a-Porter


Simone Rocha's sheer panel velvet mini dress is THE statement piece for party season.

Reformation velvet nya dress

Nya velvet dress, £448, Reformation


This velvet dress from Reformation has beautiful tie straps and a dramatic thigh slit. Pair it with stilettos this Christmas.

Stories velvet dress 2

Velvet embellished mini dress, £120, & Other Stories


This vintage-style velvet mini dress from & Other Stories has a pearl-embellished embroidered bib and stand up frilled collar. Wear it with platform heels or fancy flats.

River Island velvet studded midi

Black velvet studded midi dress, £65, River Island


With its puff sleeves, open back and studded detail, dresses don't come much more party-ready than this velvet shift midi from River Island. 


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