H&M Leopard Print Bracelet
An otherwise tame bracelet takes on an wilder vibe when covered in leopard print velvet. Wear it on the weekend with your favorite leather jacket, or pair it with a pencil skirt and a white shirt to lend workwear staples a little edge.
To buy: $13, hm.com.
Vanessa Mooney Bordeaux Velvet Basic Choker
This snug-fitting necklace looks best peeking out from the open collar of a crisp button-down shirt, or playing up a plain T-shirt or spaghetti strap tank. Layer two together for more substantial accessorizing.
To buy: $19, vanessamooney.com.
Charming Charlie Bejeweled Velvet Clutch
Romantic, refined, and roomy enough for your phone, keys, lipstick, and wallet, this gem-encrusted minaudiere’s deep purple hue works well with a variety of other colors.
To buy: $29, charmingcharlie.com.
Canvas by Lands’ End Velvet Skimmer Shoes
Done in plush gray, this menswear-inspired style feels decidedly feminine. With a cushioned footbed and lined in real leather, they’re also supremely comfortable.
To buy: $75, landsend.com.
Lauren Ralph Lauren Stretch Velvet Sheath Dress
With a figure-flattering full drape, slight stretch, and a sophisticated shade of plum, this piece is destined to be a fall favorite. (But you’ll want to have it on hand all winter long, too).
To buy: $99, lordandtaylor.com.
Lauren Ralph Lauren Flared Velvet Pants
A lustrous sheen and elegant flare put this pair of pants firmly in the “fancy” category.
To buy: $115, macys.com.