on trend velvet dress and otk boots

On Trend Velvet dress and OTK books.

on trend velvet dress and otk bootsOn Trend is velvet right now. Velvet is being found everywhere in stores. You will see this velvety and lux trend in clothing and also in your shoes as well as in home furnishings. Even kids have this trend in their clothing sections. More girls than boys, as much as I love the fabric, for kids especially in FL, I think it can be a bit too hot for them. I even heard an NPR story about velvet’s comeback. Anyway, velvet is where it is at for fashion this fall/winter 17. And I am OK with that. Especially since I own a few pairs of velvet shoes and this dress. I want a pair of velvet leggings from Target too.

on trend velvet dress and otk boots.When I think of velvet clothes my mind wanders into two places, one from being a kid and wearing those velvety puffy dresses at Christmas. The other thought is all about the Renaissance . The peak of the velvet trend in history. It is actually quite interesting to read up on it. The fabric style is really old dating back to China B.C.E, Iran B.C, and Egypt B.C. Only the super wealthy at that time could afford it.

on trend velvet dress and otk bootsSo now that you got a history lesson on my blog Glamorousandgeeky, lets talk about how I styled this super old world fabric. For the outfit, I went for a simpler look with the velvet dress. I went with dainty jewelry as opposed to the bulky statement piece of the other day, that post is here. And since it is fall, or so we all think, I wore my OTK boots from ZAFUL. In Florida you just have to wear them any way you can or you never will! The over the knee boots with the velvet dress just combines two of my favorite things for fall! Velvet and boots.

on trend velvet dress and otk boots And since we were at the Zoo, I brought out my ALDO handbag with the Cockatoos. It is one of my favorite summer bags, The colors from the purse compliments the color of the rich green velvet dress and the neutral beige of the OTK boots. It pops and yet still is very much a part of the outfit and not so much an after thought.

On trend velvet dress and otk bootsSo, let us also talk about the location for the shoot. I took my son and MIL to the zoo for some afternoon fun before getting my son his new shoes. It was not sure if it wanted to rain or not. The weather was over cast and then some rays of sunshine peeked through. Of course after I get everything set up it goes overly cloudy and I am left with what you see. And then because it was wet out, my poor little fell.

He went to see the Otters, his favorite animals at the zoo, and got overly excited. He slipped and fell, he smashed against a rock. I didn’t get to him in time. He is OK, just really bruised on the cheek and he bit his lip a teeny bit. Honestly, I was more upset than him. He was sore, still is today, and all night he couldn’t get comfy in bed. But, I was the one in the panic, while he cried a little, the bleeding stopped quick and he was back to wanting in his stroller and go shopping. He was a bit cranky the rest of the afternoon and super sensitive. But, he was also bouncy and happy at the same time. Kids all handle pain differently. When I say he is made of rubber bands and Teflon, I mean it. This kid is the Dragon Born, I swear. (Sorry Skyrim Reference, I haven’t had coffee.)

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Dress: Zaful c/o You can also see another way I styled it here

Boots Zaful

Bag: ALDO love this one and this one

Necklaces: ALDO

Lipstick: The Balm meet Matte Hughes

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  • Lotte Han October 19, 2017 at 1:25 PM

    I love the velvet trend atm So nice!

    Lotte | http://www.lottebeautybox.blogspot.co.uk

    • Stephanie October 19, 2017 at 1:28 PM

      ME too! I love it!!!!

  • Sayeedah October 19, 2017 at 2:07 PM

    You look so beautiful!! I really love the dress and the boots!

    • Stephanie October 19, 2017 at 2:29 PM

      THank you Sayeedah!! <3

  • Laura October 19, 2017 at 10:23 PM

    Seriously that dress is amazing! I am loving the velvet trend and can’t wait to try it once I am back to my normal size! Your bump looks so cute in this!

    • Stephanie October 19, 2017 at 10:42 PM

      Thanks Laura! I wish there were more Maternity velvet. You know? We mamas to be need them too!!!

  • amy October 20, 2017 at 12:26 PM

    Amazing look! Love the OTK boots!

    • Stephanie October 20, 2017 at 12:35 PM

      Thank you so much!!!!!

  • Shelbee on the Edge October 20, 2017 at 3:45 PM

    Oh no, your poor boy! It always breaks the mama’s heart the most though, doesn’t it? I am glad he is okay. And this dress is fantastic! I love velvet and I especially love green velvet. So rich and lush. And the OTK boots are perfect with it. It still is not cold enough here for velvet, but I am hoping within the next week or two to start breaking it out my closet. Thanks for linking up with me!


    • Stephanie October 20, 2017 at 4:58 PM

      It sure does! He is doing good though. It is no way cool enough for velvet here, but If I don’t wear it now I never will!hahah

  • Nicole October 21, 2017 at 3:31 AM

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. You look stunning in this velvet dress. The color is awesome and the taupe OTK-boots are perfect with the dress!

  • Jennie October 26, 2017 at 2:20 AM

    This dress is so on trend and gorgeous! I really like the deep green and how you have styled it with your OTK boots. Thanks for linking up with Fabulous Friday!



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