14 Amazing Outfit Ideas on How to Wear Velvet Skirts

best velvet skirt outfit ideas

Velvet is a very interesting fabric that just add the little bit extra depth to whatever item you are wearing. In this case, a velvet skirt can be viewed as a skirt that has the shiny touch to get some additional attention. It isn’t that difficult to style a velvet skirt after all. You can basically style it like a denim skirt but the result will often be a good surprise. To give you a better start, I have gathered some of the best ways to wear velvet skirts. Let’s check them out now.

Cream Cable Knit Sweater with Black Velvet Skirt


If you like wearing the black skirt, you should be pretty familiar with how to style it. For a black velvet skirt, you simply do the same way by wearing it as part of a minimal outfit. For example, wear the black velvet skirt with a cream chunky cable knit sweater. Complete the elegant outfit with stockings and brown chukka boots.

White and Black Heart Pattern Shirt & Burgundy Velvet Skirt


For a lovely look, you can pair a burgundy velvet skirt with a white and black heart-pattern shirt. If you can’t get a similar shirt, a polka dot shirt will also match wonderfully with the the skirt. Pair these items with stockings and black ballet flats.

Grey Tee with High Waisted Midi Skirt

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A nice trick to make yourself look taller is to move up your waistline visually by wearing a high waisted skirt. As an example, you can wear a dark grey high waisted midi skirt with a grey t shirt. Complete the outfit with pale pink heels. Sometimes, your upper body can look a little awkward when you wear a high waisted skirt. To fix this issue, you can wear a long necklace to keep the outfit look more balanced.

Grey High Neck Knit Sweater with Midi Velvet Skirt

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This is a good demonstration of how sometimes dressing as a minimalist can make you look beautiful and feminine. To achieve this amazing look, simply wear a grey high neck knit sweater for the top and pair it with a high waisted black midi velvet skirt. Wear black suede ankle boots to add an extra touch of elegance.

Red Velvet Mini Skirt with Black Blazer

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Here is a outfit idea that answers how jacket you should wear with a velvet skirt. The answer is not surprising at all. It is a very versatile kind of jacket, the black blazer. Simply wear the blazer with a white button up shirt for the top. For the bottom, wear the red velvet mini skirt with stockings and black loafers.

Navy Velvet Midi Pencil Skirt with Print Tee

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For those of you that like the more mature feel in a midi skirt more than the refreshing looking mini skirt, here is an outfit idea that you might just be looking for. You can simply wear a velvet midi pencil skirt with a grey print tee. Complete the outfit with grey pointed toe suede ankle boots.

Black Knit Sweater with Red High Waisted Velvet Skirt

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For a smart and slightly aggressive looking outfit that you can wear to work, you can wear a black crew neck knit sweater with a red high waisted velvet skirt. To keep the look clean and simple, I would recommend you to wear a pair of black heels.

White Chiffon Blouse with Blue Pleaded Skirt

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It is always interesting to me to see whether two specials fabrics can look good when put together. This time, the experiment is about chiffon and velvet, and the result seems to be pretty good. This creative and feminine outfit consists of a white chiffon blouse, a blue pleaded skirt, stockings and black ankle boots.

Black Velvet Suspender Skirt with White Blouse

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Having talked about quite a few mini or midi velvet skirt, let’s talk about something a little more unique, the suspender skirt. You can pair this black velvet suspender skirt with a white blouse and black ballet flats. Alternatively, you can replace the black flats with cheetah ballet flats as shown in the picture for a little bit of extra elegance. If you are interested in knowing more about the shoes, you can check out our blog post on how to wear cheetah flats.

White Button Up Shirt with Red Velvet Pencil Skirt

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Here is a very simple outfit that you can wear to work as a business casual outfit. It is one of those outfits to wear when you want to remain low profile yet still want to look decent enough. Simply wear a white button up blouse with a red velvet pencil skirt and black heels.

Navy Sweater with Burgundy Velvet Skirt

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Compared to the previous outfit, this outfit can attract more attention with the way the pieces just seem to match perfectly with each other. You can achieve this simple and wonderful look by wearing a navy comfy sweater with a burgundy velvet knee length skirt and boho style heeled sandals.

Black Wool Coat with Red Velvet Skirt

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Sometimes, when you wear a black wool coat in the winter, the outfit can look a bit too serious. That won’t be the case if you pair the coat with a white sweater and a red velvet skirt to balance out the black. You can even further soften the tone of the outfit by wearing a pair of light grey suede ankle boots.

Wear with Black Leather Jacket

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Besides the black blazer mentioned earlier, you can also wear a red velvet skirt with a black leather jacket. Complete the outfit with a white print tee, stockings and black combat boots.

Wear with Grey Knit Sweater & White Sneakers

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For a cozy and cheerful look that makes you look like the girl next door, you can wear a grey knit sweater with a red velvet mini skirt. To be consistent with the down-to-earth tone, complete the outfit with white sneakers.

So, here are the velvet skirt outfit ideas I have put together. I hope you enjoy them and find them useful. Go ahead and try them. I am sure you will be surprised by how easy it is to pull them off.