Blue Velvet

To Thine Own Style Be True | Blue Velvet Dress

To Thine Own Style Be True | Blue Velvet Dress

To Thine Own Style Be True | Blue Velvet Dress

To Thine Own Style Be True | Blue Velvet Dress

To Thine Own Style Be True | Blue Velvet Dress

To Thine Own Style Be True | Blue Velvet Dress

To Thine Own Style Be True | Blue Velvet Dress

I remember the velvet trend as a teenager.  My velvet leggings and tunic shirts were on repeat as a teen.  One particular velvet outfit I remember quite well is a green one — a hideous green one!  I looked like a jolly olde elf when wearing it!  I can’t believe I wore it, maybe my mom forced me (I don’t remember)!?!  It was a hooded velvet tunic with matching leggings!  Don’t you love recalling your fashion faux pas?  I should of kept it because it would of topped any Ugly Christmas Sweater Outfit!

The velvet trend came full circle this season with velvet dresses, pants, tops, jackets, chokers and even OTK boots! Isn’t this great?  I don’t want this velvet trend to end!  When I saw this velvet dress on Amazon I knew I wanted to give this trend a try again.  The cowl neck is flattering on your neckline and the midi length is perfect to show some legs.  I paired it with my favorite H&M moto jacket for an edgy appeal.  The gorgeous turquoise necklace is my mother’s and it is absolutely beautiful!  And, I wore my favorite cage heel black pumps from Missguided.

Tell me and be honest, how many velvet fashion pieces do you own?


Blue Velvet Cowl Neck Dress, only $14.99

H&M Moto Jacket (old) // Biker Jacket, Faux Leather Biker Jacket, Suede Moto Jacket

Missguided Black Heels (old) // Strappy Elastic Heels, Cage Pumps, BCBG Caged Pumps

Antique Turquoise and Red Coral Necklace (unavailable) // Turquoise Statement Necklace, Globe Beaded Necklace

Photography by Jeanine Ly Chhim

To Thine Own Style Be True | Debbie Savage Fashion Blogger




  1. Nicole
    December 27, 2016 / 2:50 pm

    I own many, so many! Dresses, tops, shoes, bodysuits, and chokers! I love this trend too! You look gorgeous!!

    • December 27, 2016 / 3:23 pm

      Hi Nicole! Wow, you do have a lot! We need to be neighbors! Thank you for the compliment! xo

  2. hotpinkshrink
    December 27, 2016 / 5:00 pm

    Love the velvet dress. I simply must have that jacket though! Wow! 😀

    • December 28, 2016 / 9:20 am

      Hello! Thank you so much! The jacket is a favorite! xo

    • December 28, 2016 / 9:22 am

      Hi! Thank you so much for the compliment and visiting my fashion blog! xo

  3. December 27, 2016 / 6:50 pm

    That blue velvet looks really pretty on you. The necklace is amazing! This look would be perfect for NYE. 🙂
    erin |

    • December 28, 2016 / 9:36 am

      Hi Erin! Thank you so much!!! I can’t believe it is almost NYE!?! Happy NY to you.

  4. December 27, 2016 / 7:36 pm

    You look so pretty in any color! I love velvet and I agree, there were times I remember wearing it back when I was 15, 16, 18 and sometimes it could look beautiful and other times I looked like a cartoon. When I was pregnant I had a favorite pair of velvet black pants for winter that I was obsessed with because it was the only pants I didn’t have to zipper and they always looked chic, haha.

    Although the velvet trend continues to come and go I think it’s pretty classic especially for the holidays. You’ve done a great job of combining a stunning solid print and combining with modern jacket to make this look ultra chic and sleek.

    • December 28, 2016 / 9:42 am

      Hi Kristina! I look forward to reading your comments because I love hearing from you and it is almost like we are having a conversation! Your black velvet pants sound like a lifesaver when pregnant! I bet you were the cutest pregnant gal! xo

  5. Pentené
    December 27, 2016 / 9:10 pm

    What a perfect velvet dress! So pretty. Love the color and you look really stunning in this blue. I’m crushing on velvet right now too. Velvet is such a beautiful fabric. Xoxo

    • December 28, 2016 / 9:43 am

      Hi Pentene! Me too! I love velvet and the blue velvet is such an unexpected color!

  6. December 28, 2016 / 7:20 am

    Looking gorgeous, Debbie! Love that velvet bodycon dress on you included the leather jacket. You look incredible! Perfect NYE glam!
    Have a great week my darling.
    Much love, Len

    • December 28, 2016 / 10:02 am

      Hi Len! Thank you so much! I love the feel of velvet on your skin! Happy New Years! xo

  7. Ashley Clark
    December 28, 2016 / 9:06 am

    Love that blue number! SO good girl!

    • December 28, 2016 / 10:32 am

      Hi Ashley! Thank you soo much! xo

    • December 28, 2016 / 10:35 am

      Hi Gisel! I know — “the circle of style!” LOL! xo

  8. michael
    December 28, 2016 / 9:37 am

    It is so much you, fantastic pictures, very beautiful. Stunning.

    • December 28, 2016 / 10:36 am

      Hi Michael! Thank you so much! Happy New Year to you!!!

  9. December 28, 2016 / 9:39 am

    Love… the velvet and the color! And the price – who can’t love that!!

    • December 28, 2016 / 10:37 am

      Yes, the price is amazing! Thank you for saying hi! xo

  10. Gennifer Rose
    December 28, 2016 / 9:50 am

    I have a blue velvet skirt in my closet that I need wear. I has feeling stumped about how to style it but you’ve inspired me!

    xo Gennifer

    • December 28, 2016 / 10:42 am

      Hi Gennifer! Okay, you need to show me — please make a post about it! xo

  11. December 28, 2016 / 10:06 am

    This dress looks awesome on you! I can’t believe it was only $15!! I’ve always wanted to try out velvet, and now after seeing this post, I’ve got some great inspiration. Thanks!

    • December 28, 2016 / 10:46 am

      Hi Kristie! Yes, you can’t go wrong with a stylish bargain dress like this one! xo

    • December 28, 2016 / 11:43 am

      Hi Kristie! This dress is sleeveless and comes with thin straps! Quite comfortable! I think you should give it at try! xo

  12. evans267
    December 28, 2016 / 11:16 am

    You look absolutely gorgeous in blue velvet Debbie! I love how you styled this. The jacket and the shoes are everything too!

    April |

    • December 28, 2016 / 11:27 am

      Hi April! Thank you so much! It was fun putting this outfit together with making velvet the center of attention! xo

  13. December 28, 2016 / 11:35 am

    I can never get into velvet (too hot! lol) but you paired it so well with the distressed jacket – I like that it downplayed the opulence of velvet 😉

    -Clarissa @ The View From Here

    • December 28, 2016 / 11:45 am

      Hi Clarissa! Thank you so much! I am so glad you liked my styling! Wink, wink! xo

    • December 28, 2016 / 8:32 pm

      Hi There! Thank you for visiting and leaving a comment.

  14. December 28, 2016 / 2:02 pm

    I am drooling over this dress!!! The color is gorgeous!! I need it for my birthday!

    • December 28, 2016 / 8:34 pm

      Hi There! When is your birthday? Perfect to wear for your birthday party!!! It is so pretty on, feels comfortable, and the price is unbeatable! xo

    • December 28, 2016 / 8:37 pm

      Hi Neelofar! Thank you! The cowl neckline is one of my favorite attributes of this dress. xo

  15. December 28, 2016 / 2:43 pm

    I love this whole look on you and I am so happy that velvet is making a comeback since I think it is a classic holiday look!

    • December 28, 2016 / 8:40 pm

      Hi New Friend! Yes, Team Velvet – right! Thank you so much! xo

  16. December 28, 2016 / 2:43 pm

    You look so good in blue. Velvet has come back and I absolutely love wearing it any time I can too!

    • December 28, 2016 / 8:43 pm

      Hi Katelyn! Thank you so much! So, glad it has come back in full force – Go Velvet! xo

  17. A Graceful Life Blog
    December 28, 2016 / 4:39 pm

    I can’t get over how amazing you look in this dress!! LOVE the color! You are so beautiful! xx

    • December 28, 2016 / 8:45 pm

      Thank you Anca! I had such a fun time with this photo shoot. Plus, my cousin took my pictures and it is so comforting and fun to work with family! xo

  18. December 28, 2016 / 5:48 pm

    That blue velvet is gorgeous! I can’t believe velvet is back in style.

    • December 28, 2016 / 8:46 pm

      Hi Nikki! I know, crazy right!?! I should of held onto many old things from back in the days — I regret my clothes purges now! xo

  19. December 28, 2016 / 10:31 pm

    Debbie! You look fabulous in this blue velvet dress along with this awesome necklace and it totally love it on you! I remember I had one back velvet dress when I was a teenager and I loved it! Keep it up girl! Xo

  20. Ashley
    December 28, 2016 / 11:44 pm

    I am so obsessed with velvet this season! This dress looks fabulous on you, girl!!

    xo Ashley

  21. December 29, 2016 / 2:25 am

    So lovely! You’ve styled this outfit perfectly xx

    • December 29, 2016 / 3:41 pm

      Thank you so much Rshan! Happy New Year!

  22. December 29, 2016 / 9:41 am

    I am so all about the blue and velvet trend. My go-to color (besides black), is navy. And adore the lush vibe of velvet. This dress is stunning on you!
    Karen |

    • December 29, 2016 / 3:43 pm

      Hi Karen! I just started liking blue after the birth of my son. I have always loved pink — but, now BLUE is becoming a favorite! xo

  23. December 29, 2016 / 12:13 pm

    What a cool way to style this dress! Love that necklace and your jacket as well!

    Happy Thursday!

  24. December 29, 2016 / 6:03 pm

    I totally love the color blue and this type pos dress looks amazing on you! A great idea for the holidays! looking great Debbie!

    • December 29, 2016 / 6:24 pm

      Thank you Belen! It means so much coming from you! xo

  25. December 30, 2016 / 7:00 am

    It is so funny how trends always seem to come back around. It’s just that my patience won’t allow me to keep them in my closet 🙁 This dress looks like it was made for you!! Absolutely STUNNING!!


    • December 30, 2016 / 10:11 am

      Hi Tiffani! Thank you so much! It means a lot for you to leave a comment. I wish my closet to only big much larger so I can keep everything! xo

  26. December 30, 2016 / 12:07 pm

    Perfect color! Love the way you added a great statement necklace!

    • December 30, 2016 / 12:40 pm

      Thank you so much! Happy New Year~! xo

  27. Lauren
    December 30, 2016 / 5:21 pm

    Blue looks great on you!

  28. January 1, 2017 / 8:20 pm

    Love how you styled this with that jacket!! I remember the velvet trend growing up! I had a favourite pair of velvet pants that had flowers in them. I wore them until the butt wore out lol. Loved them so much lol

    • January 2, 2017 / 2:39 am

      Ha, ha! I am laughing my head off right now! I need to see those velvet pants with flowers! xo

  29. Dreher Oliver
    April 24, 2017 / 8:43 am


    Can you write me please I have a question


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