VELVET VELVET VELVET

COME   BACK COME   BACK COME   BACK

Thanks to films and the music industry, we all know that true heroes never really go away. But this winter it’s not another eighties’ rock star making a comeback – it’s velvet! Soft yet strong, it has been a classic component of high-end clothing since the 14th century. In the past, anyone who was anyone wore velvet – from France’s Sun King and the Queen of England to the glamorous mistress of Ludwig I of Bavaria, Lola Montez – and their outfits can still be admired today in oil paintings. Thanks to films and the music industry, we all know that true heroes never really go away. But this winter it’s not another eighties’ rock star making a comeback – it’s velvet! Soft yet strong, it has been a classic component of high-end clothing since the 14th century. In the past, anyone who was anyone wore velvet – from France’s Sun King and the Queen of England to the glamorous mistress of Ludwig I of Bavaria, Lola Montez – and their outfits can still be admired today in oil paintings. Thanks to films and the music industry, we all know that true heroes never really go away. But this winter it’s not another eighties’ rock star making a comeback – it’s velvet! Soft yet strong, it has been a classic component of high-end clothing since the 14th century. In the past, anyone who was anyone wore velvet – from France’s Sun King and the Queen of England to the glamorous mistress of Ludwig I of Bavaria, Lola Montez – and their outfits can still be admired today in oil paintings.

But this fine fabric is showing a very different side to itself this season: velvet has become casual. It is turning up in eye-catching accessories rather than splendid evening dresses – processed in different ways, combined with more relaxed pieces and always versatile. Take FRAAS’s scarves, which feature velvet in the form of stylish patchwork, light devoré and delicate piping. It’s definitely the comeback of the year. Make sure you get a front-row seat! But this fine fabric is showing a very different side to itself this season: velvet has become casual. It is turning up in eye-catching accessories rather than splendid evening dresses – processed in different ways, combined with more relaxed pieces and always versatile. Take FRAAS’s scarves, which feature velvet in the form of stylish patchwork, light devoré and delicate piping. It’s definitely the comeback of the year. Make sure you get a front-row seat! But this fine fabric is showing a very different side to itself this season: velvet has become casual. It is turning up in eye-catching accessories rather than splendid evening dresses – processed in different ways, combined with more relaxed pieces and always versatile. Take FRAAS’s scarves, which feature velvet in the form of stylish patchwork, light devoré and delicate piping. It’s definitely the comeback of the year. Make sure you get a front-row seat!