Back in 1399, King Richard II of England wrote in his will that he should only be buried in velvet from head to toe (how regal!). While Richie may have taken the velvet trend a little too far back way back when, we’re still dreaming about draping ourselves in velvet in 2012. What could be more luxurious?
This fall, we saw velvet on the runway of Gucci as well as voluminous pieces made by Dolce & Gabbana. These lush pieces were then snapped up by celebrities like Katy Perry who looked pretty as a princess in Dolce at her movie premiere in Los Angeles and Kim Kardashian who wore the low-cut Gucci number with Tom Ford chain heels while promoting Midori.
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