By Fashion Stylist Janine Metcalfe  |  Photos by Jeffrey Bosdet

From Venetian royalty to modern rock stars and luxe-loving fashionistas — velvet always makes a statement. It’s calling card says, “I know exactly who I am.”


BLUE VELVET (Far left) Velvet cami by CAMI NYC ($220), Volly Velour bleu blazer ($489) and black leggings by NU Denmark ($148), all available at Frances Grey; silver scarf (Zara, $30); Brako MadMax pewter boots (Heart & Sole Shoes, $279); black shimmy purse by Kenneth Cole (She She Bags & Shoes, $69.95); Punk Rock mini top hat (Lynda Marie Couture Millinery, $640).


GRAFFITI GLAM Minimum Monica turtleneck (Still Life, $40); red velvet dress by Bees & Bones (Frances Grey, $250); leather biker jacket (Capital Iron, $349); Ce Soir necklace $109) by Hen Jewelry, Big Smoke necklace ($119) and leather choker by Wren & Glory ($158), all available at Amelia Lee; Trend gold clutch (She She Bags & Shoes, $148); fishnet stockings (Heart & Sole Shoes, $10); Thierry Lasry sunglasses (Maycock Eyecare, $540).


ROCK & ROLL Just Female Ware black velour dress ($230) and Poella vest ($249), both available at Club Monaco; collar necklace (Bernstein & Gold, $429); Blue Chani B boots ($355) and Zebra tights ($38), both available at Heart & Sole Shoes).


BEADED BEAUTY White Fimina shirt by Part Two (Bagheera Boutique, $149); beaded velvet vest (H&M, $179); Black Magic full top hat (Lynda Marie Couture Millinery, $685); Ce Soir necklace ($109) and Gossip necklace ($99) by Hen Jewelry, both available at Amelia Lee Boutique.