I have been waiting to wear this pair of bordeaux velvet pants since I bought them in Rome, last September! You see, as soon as we confirmed we were moving to Paris, I put aside some favorite clothes, so that I could wear first time here. That being said, I am not the kind of type who keeps the nicest things for ‘special’ occasions. I believe every day is special and should be treated like one. However, there are some clothes that worth a place like Paris, to shine in all their glory! Like these super soft, bordeaux velvet pants from Pinko.
And like everywhere, contrast is what makes an outfit to stand out, look sharp and anything else but boring. Apart from mixing colors, you can also mix textures, just as I did with my outfit here! When there are so many gorgeous textures to choose from, like brocade, velvet, wool, silk, lace, metallic, how can you choose? The answer is simple! You can wear them all!
I started styling these Bordeaux velvet pants with this super cute silk pink bow, added a wool blend sweater and coat, a metallic bag in gold tone, to enhance the metallic shine of the velvet, and finished with my favorite white Gucci boots. When these textures are carefully paired, they can create sublime combinations!
However, playing with texture contrasts can be very risky. But as in life, fortune favors the brave and I came up with an outfit I really like., and actually got a lot of compliments from people the day I wore it! How do you like this look?
Thank you for stopping by, and have a fabulous start to the week!
I was wearing:
Pinko velvet pants (no longer available – similar here, here, and here)
Massimo Dutti coat (similar)
Photos by: Anestis Iliadis
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Your velvet pants are so gorgeous!! They are definitely perfect for Paris!
Thanks Courtney, yes they are! Glad you like them! 🙂
I absolutely love how you paired those pants Stella! They look so stylish and comfy at the same time 🙂
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So glad you like it babe! Happy Monday! xo
My dear Stella,
as I wrote you in IG this look is also one with big WOW effect! I can understand the velvet obsession very good. Long time ago it was a forgotten material and as you showed as many times there are so many posibilities how to style it on x- different ways! your white coat is also a very nice piece. Great look as always my dear. strong hug, Martina
Happy Monday my darling! I am so glad you like my look and even happier you are back with us! Big hug and have a wonderful start to the week! xo
Oh Babe, I am in love with this outfit! It looks so comfy and stylish at the same time! Totally understand that you wanted to make that statement in Paris! <3 Gorgeous outfits are for gorgeous places right?
You look fabulous !
Have a lovely day honey!
Exactly my darling! I felt like this one as well as a few more clothes would be so wasted back to Thessaloniki. So glad you like it! Happy Monday my friend! <3
I love those pants!! This is such a stunning look!
Thanks Adi, glad you like them! x
This outfit is gorgeous! From head to toe I love it all 🙂
Thank you Lindsey, so glad you like it! x
I love it !! Is perfect your outfit ??❤️??
Thank you Claudia! 🙂 Have a great week!
Those soft velvet pants are fabulous Stella – and the shoes are totally unexpected-
Thank you Lorena, glad you like them! x
I think you tease us, Stella. Because all the georgeouse things are out of stock. But anyhow, I’m in love with this look. The coat, the boots, the lovely sweater, and the velvet pants are just too adorable. The pink bow, too, is sooo cute.
Haha, you have a point my dear Jo! So glad you like my look! These velvet pants are so soft and I love the pink bow too! Hope you’re having a great week so far! xo
This is a fab outfit! It looks casual at first sight but then it is actually very elaborated and subtle. Love this classy look on you!
By the way, it must be great living in Paris!
Claire from Dresscape
It’s amazing my dear Claire! I love everything about my the life here and Paris itself! 😀 Thank you for stopping by! x
Gorgeous look and OH MY GOOOOD! You’ve moved to Paris! I’m so happy for you – and of course soooo endlessly jealous :* Maybe I can follow you one day and life there, too. I also had this dream in my mind.
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That’s wonderful Stella! Seems like great minds think alike, especially when they have the same name haha! I wish you from my heart to fulfil your dream the soonest! Kisses!
Such a cool ootd! I love the velvet pants, and I’m totally the person saving nice things for events,but I should start wearing them everyday like you !
I believe so too, every day should be a special day, besides you never know what’s coming up tomorrow. I wore this look to run errands and go to the super market for example hehe! Thanks for stopping by! x
Stella! You are killing it! I love your bordeaux velvet pants and you styled them perfectly. Can I just say, Paris looks great on you.lol! But seriously, I glad you are enjoying yourself there. Hope you have a great week!
Haha thank you so much Jackie, what a compliment! Have a great week too! xo
Your outfit and styling is absolutely amazing and so on trend! Even though I hate winter, you are making me wish for the weather to get colder in Australia so I can try combining velvet pants with boots.
So glad I’ve found your blog (and amazing insta).
Aw thank you so much Andrianna! Nice to meet you! Keep on touch and have a great week! xo
Hahaha I definitely wanna go on a Furla double date with you and this outfit! Wow!! So chic! I really adore your trousers and the white jacket and shoes are so chic! Hope you are having an amazing week in your city! Big Xx Susanne – http://bagatyou.com
Haha yes sounds wonderful for all 4 of us haha! So glad you like it Susanne and hope you are having a greta week so far too! Kisses <3
I love that you saved them for Paris! They are such fab pants ❤❤
Glad you like them Joti! x
Well look at you! This look is so on point, Stella! Love how you styled the velvet trousers with an oversized sweater! Congrats on your new home! Paris sounds like a dream come true! 🙂 Have a lovely early Valentine’s Day! xo, Vivian
Thank you so much for your wishes my dear Vivian! Yes moving to Paris is a lifetime dream come true! 🙂 Thank you and happy early Valentine’s Day to you too! x
OMG! those velvet pant are incredible! I don’t think I would ever take them off. I would wear them non-stop. Thanks for sharing!! XO, Ellese
What a great Idea Ellese, maybe I will! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!
Those velvet pants are incredible, love how you styled this entire outfit!
Thank you Kathryn!
I’m glad you kept this outfit to slay in Paris, I love how powerful you look in it.
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Thank you Benita, so glad you like it!
This look is beyond gorgeous. I can totally see why you saved up these pants for Paris.
Glad you like them Radi! x
You simultaneously make me want to curl up in a oversized, cozy sweater and also hit the streets in some badass velvet pants.
I am happy to have inspired you for this Jen! 🙂
Those pants are really amazing! Love the gorgeous hue and the rich texture. They really pop with your gold bag!
Thank you Tania, glad you like them! I really love too their rich hue and texture. 🙂
I love the velvet pants.So chic and trendy.
Stella, getting these pants was a FABULOUS choice!! As soon as I saw them I immediately wondered why in the world I don’t take more of a risk with amazing pieces like this one. I think I’m afraid I won’t wear them out enough- but they looks so incredibly cozy on top of being stylish! I could see myself even lounging in them at home. ;p
I’m definitely on the lookout for some more statement pieces now. You inspire me to take more wardrobe risks and step out of my comfort zone!
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Thank you so much Nataliya, being able to inspire one of my biggest sources of inspiration is a great accomplishment! To tell you the truth, I had started to think I may have done wrong with buying this pants, for the same reasons. I felt it would be too risky to wear this and difficult to create a successful look with them! Now I can’t get them off! 😀 So glad you like my look and thank you for your amazing comment! Have an amazing almost-Friday! x
This look is AMAZING! Cozy long coat covering this grey turtleneck sweater is already perfection! Paring with this velvet pants and these Gucci boots are nicely knocking out!
Thank you Shirley glad you like my look! x
Oh my word! Those velvet pants are everything!! Cannot take my eyes off them.
You look amazing! x
Thank you my dear, so glad you like them! x
Awww my dear I love every single detail of this look ??? such a unique combo and great location , otherwise Paris is a great location! I’m so happy we have some common pieces and passion for fashion and trend ! This outt is a fab inspo honey!
Wishing you a lovely end of the week
It’s not coincidence that we clicked years ago back in Polypore my dear! You are my fashion soul mate hihi! Hope you find these pants from Pinko, as I can;t find them anywhere online and share the link! I bet you would style them up to heaven with your impeccable taste! Have a wonderful start to the weekend! xoxo
The color of those pants is gorgeous! I wouldn’t know where to begin with styling them, but you hit the nail on the head with those pops of white. Such a cute way to tie the look together. Also, I would love a post updating us about your fabulous new life in Paris and what it takes to move there. Probably won’t make it there myself, but would love to live vicariously through you haha.
What a great idea Yasmin! I will definitely write a post about my move to Paris and what it takes to move here, dedicated to you! 🙂 Thanks for your lovely comment and have a great start to the weekend! xo
They are definitely beautiful for Paris, the color of those pants is absolutely perfect!!
Paris suits you so well<3
Have a nice week;)
Thank you so much my friend! xo
Oh yes! Those pants are amaaaazing! I have a pari of green velvet pants in a similar style, I don’t know why I forgot about them!
Awesome look dear 😉
Glad you like it hun! xo
I love these bordeaux velvet pants on you. Pairing them with the Gucci boots and white coat is perfection. Rewards can only come with taking risks and this one is fantastic. 🙂 In love with the outfit details. You look stunning as always!
So glad you like it my beautiful friend! Have an amazing week! xo
Lovely post! 🙂
OMG! This look is absolutely glorious. LOVE everything about this look:0 thanks for sharing this inspiring outfit look.
Looking forward to see your next style.
Thanks so much Ashon! 🙂
these pants are soo cool!!
OMG these pants are so gorgeous, I need them in my life! They look perfect on you, I’m getting some serious inspo right now!
Thank you Kasi! So glad to have inspired you! xo
I love this ensemble. The velvet pant and pink bow really grab your attention. You’re a true pro when it comes to the color wheel and mixing textures! Have a great weekend my friend! Xx
Aw thank you so much my friend! <3 Welcome back!