Style & Beauty

A Touch of Velvet

By Karine Lamontagne and Jessica Dostie

Velvet is back. While the current trend is coordinated ensembles, pieces with an understated, classic cut will provide a bigger return on your investment—you can wear them for informal occasions and even pair them with your favourite jeans.

Brigitte Letourneur makes her modelling debut in this shoot for our pages. Jacket and camisole: Banana Republic, $350 and $95; pants: RW&CO., $99.90; shoes: Aldo, $120; earrings: Simons, $18. Photo: Laurence Labat.