Velvet made its rounds through womenswear in the Fall 08 season and there's no saying the trend won't repeat itself, especially if the Fall 2009 menswear shows have anything to do with it. This season, somber as it may have been, velvet cropped up on jackets and trousers in a diverse array of colors. Perhaps designers knew that this luxe texture would balance out those otherwise black and monochromatic looks. Our favorites, below.
Fall 2009 Men's Trend Report: Rich Velvet