Trending: Velvet Looks Like Kim Kardashian, Leighton Meester, And Emma Watson

Kim Kardashian on Nov. 22, Leighton Meester on Nov. 24, Emma Watson on Nov. 10.
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We’ll put up with all of the things that make winter brutal—snowstorms, the sniffles, fruitcake—as long as we get to dress in velvet. TONS of celebrities agree. We’ve recently spotted Kim Kardashian, Leighton Meester, and Emma Watson decked out in festive LBDs made with the fabric. We’re not surprised, either. In addition to being supercomfy and cozy, velvet has the unique ability to make any dress look 10 times richer. Here are our favorite cold-weather party-worthy sheaths…


Kim Kardashian at the Launch of Lorraine Schwartz’s “2BHAPPY” Jewelry Collection in New York on Nov. 22.
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KIM KARDASHIAN: For a flattering, hip-hiding fit like Kim’s, try this Tibi strapless minidress ($288, with a slightly flared bottom.

Leighton Meester at an Herbal Essences Photocall in Madrid on Nov. 24.
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LEIGHTON MEESTER: Show just the right amount of skin like Leighton in this INC sleeveless racerback halter dress with shoulder cutaways ($79.99, P.S. This simple shift looks great belted, too.

Emma Watson at a Harry Potter Photocall in London on Nov. 10.
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EMMA WATSON: This one-shoulder velvet dress by Boutique ($260, is just as romantic and Victorian-feeling as Emma’s single-sleeved version.