Monday, 5 September 2011

the LVD.

The 21st Century woman's take on the classic little black dress; a staple, evening formal, to day time meeting, go-to, wardrobe must that has stood the test of time like no other, prevailing as the firm favourite not just season after season but decade upon decade.

This autumn/winter, its latest rival comes in the form of the little velvet dress - lvd if you will. And not your cheap, bodycon, lurex varieties that did the rounds on the high street around about this time last year. No, this a/w velvet is back with a resounding vengeance that looks set to stack some serious staying power. Jewel tones, laser-cut and gem adornments compliment the luxury alluring fabric.
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

The material's new guise goes beyond wardrobe rails with some pretty plush, velvety shoes worming there way into high-street stores and designer lookbooks alike. And soon enough, onto my shoe rack I hope.

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11 comments:

  1. love love love velvet. the 4th one, 6th one and the 8th one are my favourites. great post. x

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  2. I've been lusting after the Jaegar one for the last week!
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  3. sexay! i bought lvd last year, just for tenner! loving them despite it was rather gothic with these stringy neckline if you get me!!

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  4. I really love velvet when it's done properly and most of these are lush. Top right with the peter pan collar is my fav :) xx

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  5. Hmmm, I nicked a vintage black velvet skirt (lvs, maybe?) from my mum recently that I love, maybe a dress is the next step for me. I love the fourth one.

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  6. I read about this a few months ago but wasn't really sure, personally I do not like the feel of velvet, but no.4 is lovely!

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  7. These are all so beautiful! I adore the peter pan collared one! :D xo

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  8. i dont know why but number 6 is def my fave. WANT. NEED. . . etc xx

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  9. Loving the LVD's! No 4. The one from Jaeger with the silk collar is my favourite! x

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  10. oh yes i want a velvet dress...so pretty!

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