How to wear a velvet bodycon dress

How to wear a velvet bodycon dress

A great way to dress feminine for a cocktail party or prom is by wearing a bodycon dress. This will make your curves more obvious. Even for bodycon dresses without a sexy backless or deep V-neckline, the skinny-fit cut just makes them look cautiously sexy. If you are looking for more depth and elegance in your dress, wearing a velvet bodycon dress should be a good choice. For this blog post, I’ve rounded up some of the best velvet bodycon dress outfit ideas and I’m going to share them with you now.

Burgundy short sleeve velvet bodycon dress


To start the list, I show you a burgundy velvet short sleeve bodycon dress, a very typical bodycon dress that you would normally see at a cocktail party or prom. To style the dress wear it with black heels with ankle straps and a silver cuff chain for a very simple yet elegant look. This relatively demure outfit is perfect for those of you who don’t want to draw too much attention at a party and still want to look good.

Wine Velvet Halter Bodycon Mini Dress

Wine Velvet Halter Bodycon Mini Dress

As simple as this dress looks, it can actually make you look very attractive if you have a slim waist. For a minimalist and elegant look, you can wear this wine velvet bodycon dress with silver ankle straps and open toes.

Pink spaghetti strap deep v neck bodycon dress

Pink bodycon dress with a deep V-neckline and spaghetti straps

Here’s an extremely sexy and feminine look that would probably make you stand out from the crowd. It is a pink velvet bodycon dress with a deep V-neckline. Pair it with nude heels with ankle straps and a statement necklace to make the outfit even more eye-catching. However, to wear this stunning outfit you should be someone who makes an effort to be in good shape.

Blue Choker Neck Open Chest Velvet Dress

blue velvet dress with an open chest neck

As you can see from the previous outfit idea, a choker goes perfectly with a velvet bodycon dress. This form-fitting blue velvet dress takes it a step further by actually incorporating the choker into the dress. This sophisticated design definitely looks great and takes the dress to the next level. Simply pair the dress with silver open toe heels and a silver handbag to achieve this gorgeous look.

Dark green velvet bodycon mini dress with gold cuff bracelet

Dark Green Velvet Bodycon Mini Dress Gold Cuff Bracelet

This outfit shows the power of a minimalist look very well. It consists of a dark green velvet bodycon dress that has no fancy or sexy cuts at all. Simply combine the dress with silver open heels and a gold cuff bracelet. The result is a minimalist yet striking outfit that looks elegant and deep.

Burgundy long sleeve velvet dress

burgundy long-sleeved velvet dress

If you thought the previous idea was as minimal as possible, think again after seeing this outfit. The outfit consists simply of a red velvet long sleeve bodycon dress and a pair of black heels with ankle straps. That’s it. But don’t underestimate this outfit. It’s the perfect outfit if you just want to look good but don’t want to shine too much at a cocktail party. One thing I really love about this outfit is that you don’t have to show any skin at all and you can still look good.

Red Spaghetti Strap Deep V Neck Velvet Bodycon Dress

Red, figure-hugging velvet dress with a deep V-neckline and spaghetti straps

If you don’t mind showing some skin, here’s a minimal but attention-grabbing red dress. It is a deep V-neck velvet bodycon dress that is extremely sexy. You can simply pair it with silver open toe ankle straps and you’re ready to shine.

Black velvet long sleeve bodycon mini dress

black velvet bodycon mini dress with long sleeves

For a deep and flat look, you can wear a black long sleeve velvet bodycon dress. Wear a silver open toe ankle strap to add a touch of sophistication to the outfit. Alternatively, you can make the outfit a bit more eye-catching with a pair of silver strappy sandals. For more outfit ideas for similar shoes, check out our blog post on styling silver strappy heels.

Velvet bodycon dress with burgundy cowl neckline

Burgundy velvet cowl neck bodycon dress

If you love wearing a long sleeve, low profile bodycon dress that doesn’t have a deep V-neckline or backless cut, but you want a little detail in the dress, then you should wear this burgundy cowl bodycon dress. It’s not just the small details that add elegance, the cowl neck design is also good coverage for women with a flat chest. To complete this outfit, wear a pair of silver open toe heels.

White floral velvet long sleeve bodycon dress

White Floral Velvet Long Sleeve Bodycon Dress

If you’re invited to your fifth cocktail party this year, you might be pretty bored with your cocktail dresses. How about giving your friends a little surprise for your upcoming party because fashion is meant to be a fun game. Let’s wear one that cuts and stylizes Eastern culture. It is a white velvet, form-fitting, long-sleeved dress with a unique high-necked collar typically found in traditional Asian dresses. The dress also has some very pretty prints of roses. To complete the outfit, a pair of silver sequin heels would be a perfect choice.

Black bodycon dress with a high neckline

black bodycon dress with a high neckline

Similar to the style and cut of the previous dress. This time it’s a black velvet floral print bodycon dress. A pair of black suede open toe ankle straps is a stylish addition to your look.

Black ruffle off the strapless velvet dress

black ruffle off the strapless velvet dress

This form fitting black velvet dress features a beautiful off the shoulder ruffle design. With this elegant dress, you can wear open heels with silver ankle straps for an amazing look.

Red velvet tube dress with collar

Red velvet collar

Here’s a simple outfit that needs a lot of attention. The outfit features a red velvet fitted tube dress, a gold choker and a pair of gold open toe heels.

Rose Gold Turtleneck Sleeveless Velvet Bodycon Dress

Sleeveless velvet rose gold turtleneck bodycon dress

For a feminine and elegant look, you can wear this knee length dress with a rose gold turtleneck. Simply wear silver open toe heels to complete this outfit. This dress looks especially attractive for those of you who have a slim waist.

Red Off The Shoulder Velvet Mini Dress with Black Choker

red off the shoulder velvet mini dress black choker

Here is a bright red strapless velvet mini dress. Wear a black choker and silver open toe heels for a youthful and energetic outfit to go with the dress.

Here are the velvety bodycon outfit ideas I want to share with you. At least half of the outfits mentioned can actually be taken off very easily. Try them on and have fun styling.

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