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Elegant Plus Editor's Picks:  Plus-Size Velvet Clothing in Size 12 +

All Editor's Picks and plus-size clothing featured are hand- selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our extensive network of plus-fashion business partnerships. Elegant Plus has a size-inclusive policy and makes every effort to include stylish selections in every category for our full size range of 12 to 34w!  Velvet plus-size clothing is a favorite during the holiday season and with certain style tribes such as Goth and Steampunk.  A hand selected seasonal collection of velvet jackets, skirts, tops and dresses from Elegant Plus.

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Burnout Velvet Top, Size S - 2X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
Size S - 2X

Fringed Floral Burnout Velvet Kimono Duster, Plus-Size XL-5X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Designer: Eileen Fisher, Velvet Dress, Plus Size 1X-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Stretch Velvet Cascade Jacket, Size S-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

 

Floral Burnout Kimono Duster
Size XL - 5X

Eileen Fisher
Velvet Dress
Size 1X - 3X

  Stretch Velvet Cascade Jacket
Size 2 - 28W

Velvet Plus-Size Clothing Report
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A favorite fabric for the holiday party season, plus-size velvet clothing often is made with a little bit of stretch and consequently is most frequently made of synthetic fibers.   It is available in skirts, special occasion tops, jackets, dresses, leggings and evening pants.  Velour, which is less expensive and has a slightly different feel to it, is sometimes used in more casual garments like track suits and tops. 

Velour is a related fabric with a similar knap and softness. Velours are sometimes referred to as stretch velvets, but stretch velvets used in more formal styles usually maintain the velvet texture.  Both are included here.

Burnout velvets have rich patterns mixing velvet textures with sheer "burned out" spaces.  These are available in either silk or synthetic velvets and rarely have any stretch to the fabric. Hand crafted burnout velvets are the most beautiful and expensive. Cotton velvets and velveteen's are generally heavier than silk velvets and good for day wear such as blazers, skirts and pants. Finally, panne velvets which have a flattened texture and extra sheen have become popular in both dresses and tops with less formal appeal.  These generally are of synthetics with stretch.

Some Style Tribes such as Goth and some Steampunk will purchase and wear velvet all year.  Styles favored by these groups have a romantic, vintage feel with referencing mainly to the Victorian era. BoHo fashion frequently includes velvet looks during the winter months, sometimes mixing it with more casual textures and fabrics such as denim.  Formalwear can use either stretch or non stretch velvets, with the most expensive fabrics in silk.

Internet Shopping Resources for Plus-Size Velvet Clothing

Velvet is primarily a seasonal fabric.  It is most plentiful from a wide variety of retailers during the fall, winter, and holiday shopping seasons. 

A few retailers, mainly catering to those who appreciate goth or BoHo style fashion, do have a small selection all year.  Among these is Pyramid Collection which carries velvet capes, jackets, tops, skirts, and tops in sizes up to 28W.

QVC, partially due to the depth and span of inventory, can also yield velvet and velour finds all year.  Most things are available up to a 3X (28W) here, as well.

Those who enjoy art deco inspired cut velvet opera coats and kimonos will find a selection all year at Unique Vintage and a long established eBay boutique: Maya Boutique.

Designer quality BoHo fashion that often uses velvet in their plus-size looks, especially in the winter months, is Johnny Was which is frequently well represented at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.

 

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Michael Kors, Leopard Print Velour Jacket, Plus-Size 1X-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Crushed Velvet Shirt, Sizes S-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Velvet Batwing Jacket, Plus-Size M-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Johnny Was, Velvet Top, Plus-Size 1X-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Michael Kors
Leopard Print Velour Jacket
Size 1X - 3X

Crushed Velvet Shirt
Size S - 3X

 

Velvet Batwing Jacket
Size M - 3X

 

Johnny Was
Velvet Top
Size 1X - 3X

 

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Crushed Velvet Leggings, Plus-Size XL-5X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Silk Velvet Embroidered Shirt, Size 2 -24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Joan Vass, Long Velour Dress, Plus-Size 1X-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
More Colors Available

Velvet Evening Dress, Sizes 2-26W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Crushed Velvet Leggings
Size XL - 5X

 

Silk Velvet Embroidered Shirt
Size 2 - 24W

 

Joan Vass
Long Velour Dress
Size 1X - 3X

 

Velvet Evening Dress
Size 2 - 26W

 

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Eileen Fisher, Velvet Burnout Top, Sizes 1X-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Velvet Jumpsuit, Sizes S-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Velvet Tunic, Plus-Size 12-34W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Velvet Maxi Skirt, Size 2 - 28W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Eileen Fisher
Velvet Burnout Top
Size 1X - 3X

 

Velvet Jumpsuit
Size S - 3X
Avg & Petite

 

Velvet Tunic
Size 12 - 34W

 

Velvet Maxi Skirt
Size 2 - 28W

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Jewel Shoulder Velvet Top, Sizes S-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
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Embroidered Velvet Top, Sizes M-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Velvet Cowl Neck Dress, Size 0-36W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Velvet Pants, Size S-3X | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Jewel Shoulder Velvet Top
Size S - 3X

Embroidered Velvet Top
Size M - 3X

Velvet Cowl Neck Dress
Size 0 - 36W

Velvet Pants
Size S - 3X

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