15 Blue Velvet Pieces You Need In Your Wardrobe Now

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Who run the world? Velvet, apparently.

Spotted on every Fashion Week catwalk and celebrity worth their style salt, it’s officially back and bigger than in the 90s – ‘Buffy’ fans will know what a huge deal this is.

Whether or not you like the film, the song or it’s modern covers (Lana Del Rey and Sky Ferreria gave it a whole new lease of life), there’s something darkly alluring about blue velvet.

Swanning around like you broke Bobby Vinton’s heart is one of life’s most simple sartorial pleasures.

But the look is not just limited to luxe evening-wear worthy of a neo-noir femme fatale. The shelves are stacked with midnight blue bodies, jackets and – most importantly – shoes. Net-A-Porter’s fashion retail director has said velvet footwear is the “single biggest trend” the site has imported this season.

Champagne taste on a lemonade budget? We got you. Well, the virtual British high street does, and we’ve sifted through everything to find the 15 best pieces available to buy at the click of a mouse.

  • Missguided Longline Velvet Bomber
    £35 from missguided.co.uk
  • New Look Velvet Block Heel Ankle Boots
    New Look
    £29.99 from newlook.com
  • American Apparel Velvet Violette Skater Dress
    American Apparel
    £50 from americanapparel.co.uk
  • Zara Velvet Backpack
    £39.99 from zara.com
  • Light Before Dark Crushed Velvet Culottes
    Urban Outfitters
    £32 from urbanoutfitters.com
  • Zara Frilled Velvet Top
    £19.99 from zara.com
  • ASOS Velvet Pearl Choker Necklace
    £6 from asos.com
  • Lipsy Velvet Skater Dress
    £45 from lipsy.co.uk
  • River Island Blue Velvet Block Heel Sandals
    River Island
    £48 from riverisland.com
  • Topshop Velvet Drape Front Body
    £32 from topshop.com
  • Missguided Velvet Strappy Back Midi Dress
    £25 from missguided.co.uk
  • Miss Selfridge Velvet Bra Top
    Miss Selfridge
    £16 from missselfridge.com
  • H&M Short-Sleeved Velvet Coat
    £79.99 from hm.com
  • Topshop Crystal Flatform Lace Up Trainers
    £26 from topshop.com
  • Glamorous High Waist Velvet Shorts
    £26 from asos.com

Want more inspo? Check out all the best celebs rocking blue velvet in our gallery below:

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