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Velvet top

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kittylester Wed 07-Nov-18 07:22:30

Has anyone spotted any velvet tops in jewel colours for sale? We have a few things on that are crying out for just such a top. I'd like something very plain - long sleeve, scoop neck, preferably plum or purple to wear with black trousers. Thank you!

NanKate Wed 07-Nov-18 07:38:04

Kitty I bought a very nice velour jacket last year from Cotton traders online. I have just had a look and they do a wine coloured velour top with long sleeves but not a scoop neck, it’s worth you checking out.

MawBroon Wed 07-Nov-18 08:04:18

There’s a very nice one in Joules in navy or grey.
I think it is actually meant as “loungewear” but loooks smart enough for “out”.
Alternatively look at Sahara - but at a price! They have a lovely red one which I am doing my best to,ignore.

Brunette10 Wed 07-Nov-18 08:56:34

Have you tried M & Co. Debenhams, they have velvet tops. Worth a look I would say - good luck!

Teetime Wed 07-Nov-18 09:07:34

try they have lots of lovely velvet things also White Stuff. Velvet is very 'in' this year so you should be spoilt for choice - some of its a bit shiny and static though!

DoraMarr Wed 07-Nov-18 09:40:14

Marks and Spencer, Boden and Toast all have lovely velvet tops.

MiniMoon Wed 07-Nov-18 09:43:24

I bought a lovely one from QVC just last week in a beautiful rich purple shade. The brand is Quacker Factory. My kindle camera isn't very good, but here's a photo. It's a much deeper, richer purple than the photo shows, but it gives you some idea.

Polly48 Wed 07-Nov-18 09:46:14

Saw some lovely jewel coloured ones in White Stuff yesterday - £42, but they have 15% off at the moment smile

GabriellaG Wed 07-Nov-18 10:07:33

Bravissimo have their new Winter catalogue out which had several velvet items in it. I've ordered the fitted velvet dress in a steel blue shade. Gorgeous.
M&S has plenty to offer especially in the larger stores.
Google ' velvet tops', that should bring up lots of items or go on eBay.

Jalima1108 Wed 07-Nov-18 10:27:51

I didn't see any in our M&S yesterday - but I walked in and it was a sea of clothes, all crammed in, a most unappealing layout.
A store stuffed full of clothes with hardly any customers.

I will look at White Stuff, although I sometimes wonder if their quality is worth the price as I've had a couple of items which have gone into holes.

MadMaisie Wed 07-Nov-18 10:32:37

Try Roman Originals. I bought a lovely blue velvet tunic with elbow length sleeves earlier this year. I don’t know whether it is still available.

Blinko Wed 07-Nov-18 10:49:28

Next and Bon Marche have them too.

David1968 Wed 07-Nov-18 10:55:09

Oh, how I wish I could wear velvet/velour, but nowadays I think it just makes me look like a (comfy) armchair!

Jane43 Wed 07-Nov-18 10:56:02

T K Max is always worth looking in.

trendygran Wed 07-Nov-18 11:18:17

Roman Originals have some .Have bought quite a few items from them. Think most good clothes shops will stock these,

inishowen Wed 07-Nov-18 11:58:40

I would try Bon Marche.

townie Wed 07-Nov-18 12:00:22

Try Boden.

Gilly1952 Wed 07-Nov-18 12:26:14

Try searching on the internet. I’ve seen several nice ones, but usuallly in black. I am now looking for a long dress for a Black Tie Dinner - most seem to be black! I wore a lot of black when young, but now it seems to drain me and I prefer some colour. I have a two lovely knee length dresses in red and green which I could wear, but I fancied a long one. I might try the charity shops! Good luck with your search!

EllanVannin Wed 07-Nov-18 12:36:56

Kaleidoscope online ?

Willow500 Wed 07-Nov-18 12:45:05

I've just got one from Ideal World - there were several colours in it.

mabon1 Wed 07-Nov-18 13:42:39

Where do you live? On the moon? velvet tops are everywhere on the high street and on line, various prices too.

Speldnan Wed 07-Nov-18 14:25:32

Not sure about tops but I’ve just bought some lovely velvet jeans in M and S. they’re advertised as cord but they really aren’t and they’re so comfortable.

Matriarch Wed 07-Nov-18 14:44:41

Try Kettlewell Colours . Their clothes are organised into seasons . Winter colouring is all about jewel colours . Their new stock is all velvet .

cavewoman Wed 07-Nov-18 14:49:32

Have a look at Etsy. Lovely colours.

Treebee Wed 07-Nov-18 15:13:16

Yes, Boden has a lovely long sleeved velvet top. I second Kettlewell too.