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Velvet Floral Dresses for Women

Available in a range of lengths and sleeve types, Velvet floral dresses for women suit all shapes and sizes. Velvet has never gone out of fashion and florals are becoming ever more trendy. When choosing a velvet floral dress, it's worth looking at what's on offer so that you can find the best dress for your needs.

Dress length

When it comes to the length of the dress, this is an important consideration to take into account, especially if you are on the shorter side.

As a general rule, full length maxi dresses can be too long on some women under 5ft 3 inches. Maxi dresses can make shorted women look swamped, but a knee length dress may be more suitable. It is always best to take your measurements before you buy.

Shape

Velvet dresses come in a variety of styles and shapes. A bodycon dress is tight fitting, as it pulls in and accentuates the curves of your figure. A maxi dress is a more forgiving, loose shape. A mini or thigh skimming dress is best kept for evening wear, whereas a wrap dress is ideal for the office as it is not too revealing.

Occasion wear

Some velvet dresses are too formal for daytime. However, velvet floral dresses can be casual enough for workwear or casual wear, if the design is not too elaborate. Black velvet is an especially classic and elegant look for the evening, whilst velvet wrap dresses will look good as office or day wear, especially in the Autumn and Winter.

Sleeve length

The right sleeve length is essential when choosing your velvet dress. If you have long slender arms then the choice is endless, but if you want to cover up your upper arms, a full length or three quarter sleeve is the most flattering. If you love to show your arms off, then sleeveless or cap sleeve dress is the best choice for you.

Detailing

Velvet dresses can come with a range of individual details. You can find Peter Pan collars, V-necks, fluted sleeves, turtlenecks and tea dresses. The choice is up to you, but the look of velvet remains stylish and timeless.

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