Fall/Winter 2011 Fashion Trend: Velvet Pants

Designers at fashion weeks last month showcased their Ready-to-Wear collections for the Fall/Winter 2011-2012 seasons. While some covered their models in bright colours and luxurious leathers, others opted for a less vibrant look– velvet.

As usual, designers brought forth an expected dosage of velvet tops and dresses…but they didn’t stop there. Audience saw tapered trousers, harem pants and the signature F/W 2011 bell-bottoms make countless appearances in velvet– a somewhat unconventional fabric for pants. Nonetheless, it added luxury, comfort and style to a great number of fashion week outfits.

Kelly Wearstler (NYFW), Marc by Marc Jacobs (NYFW), Emporio Armani (MFW) and Georgio Armani (MFW)

In New York, designer Kelly Wearstler gave velvet a unique, preppy spin by pairing pants with a blazer and Converse high-tops. Marc Jacobs on the other hand, created a velvet suit outfit, for the working woman who is also a fan of the vintage look. In Milan, Emporio and Georgio Armani stayed chic and stylish with their velvet ensembles.

Emanuel Ungaro, Haider Ackermann, Nina Ricci and Givenchy at PFW

In Paris, designers showed velvet pants in shades of sapphire blue, burnt red, dark teal and army green, in every style from high-waisted bell-bottoms to slim-fitting riding pants.

It can be certain that this coming fall season, celebs will be experimenting with velvet pants that may lay outside of their comfort zone of Juicy Couture velour!

*Photo Credit: Style.com

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