Didn’t I tell you velvet-haters that velvet could be the pinnacle of elegance if done right? Take Dovima, Richard Avedon and Balenciaga and it’s a vintage velvet trifecta that can’t go wrong.

Dovima in Balenciaga velvet by Richard Avedon

This photo is from 1950. For more vintage inspirations follow that link.

Image source: skorver on flickr.

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