Velvet has been super hot over the winter, and it's not stopping there. Enter: velvet swimsuits for your spring and summer pool days. Now, this isn't the silk or cotton velvet you're familiar with; it's a nylon and lycra stretch velvet that can move with you and quickly dries after getting wet. Have we captured your curiosity? Whether you're ready to dive in head first, or want to dip your toes into this luxurious trend, we've scoured the web to bring you the velvet swimsuits at every price point.
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Add the finishing touch to a variety of ensembles with the fashionable Black and Silver Bracelet. It makes a bold statement with a... modern design that works well with both daytime and evening wear. Pair with your favorite jeans and a tee or complement a flattering dress or dress slacks and blouse. The stretchy binding materials make this oval beaded bracelet ideal for nearly anyone. read more
Keep documents looking neat and professional with the Smead Ultracolor Poly String and Button Envelope 5-Pack. It will keep papers... clean as they make their way through the interoffice mail system. This handy expandable envelope keeps the contents safe from everyday factors, such as moisture, pages getting torn or rough handling. Each one is made of see-through polypropylene material to allow for instant recognition of the documents inside. The clear envelope features gussets that can expand up t read more
Danskin Now Women;s Performance 1/2 Zip Pullover TopSueded fabric is soft to the touch and soft on your skinDRI MORE wicking fabri...cation moves perspiration away from your skin and keeps you dry and warmExtended length center front zipper allows for easy on and offFeminine seams for flattering fitFeatures both front and back ventilation -activating 2-way air circulation while providing coverage you needMock neck zips up to chin to lock in warmthThumbholes for secure sleeve placement and extra warmth100% PolyAvailable in Plush Plum, Greystone, Blue Fire, Orbit Orange and Cabo BlueMachine washable for your convenience read more
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Luxe wool and silk pants in wide-leg style. Drawstring waist. Concealed back zip. Front seam pockets. Rise, about 10".Inseam, abou...t 30".Wool/silk/spandex. Dry clean. Imported. Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) wearing US size 4. read more
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Bottega Veneta's trousers have been crafted from wool and silk with a hint of stretch for all-day comfort.
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Valentino's top is dotted along the scalloped hem with the label's signature pyramid studs - each one is galvanized and polished. ...Made from wool and silk-blend crepe that's structured and resists creasing, this piece is cut for a loose, boxy shape that falls to a flattering point at your hips - perfect for styling with high-rise jeans. read more
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Erdem brings its signature whimsical touches to this cardigan, created with a striking floral-printed silk panel covering the fron...t. read more
Satin lapels . Double breasted button closure . Four button cuffs. Satin covered buttons. Shoulders "con rollino". Asymmetrical he...m . One breast pocket . Two front flap pockets with satin detail . Lined. Sample size: 38 read more