Brocade is a “rich fabric, woven with a raised pattern, typically with gold or silver thread.” In plain speak, brocade is a gorgeous, metallic material, and it’s a hot holiday trend this winter. It’s all over stores right now, and can be worn many different ways, for holiday parties and casual occasions alike. Click through for 15 ways to wear brocade!
It’s a Brocade Party 1 of 16
Click through to shop 15 brocade options under $150!
The Sheer Panel Dress 2 of 16
This gorgeous dress combines brocade with another trend sheer panels for the ultimate holiday-party ensemble.
Get the look from The Limited for $128.
The High Waisted Shorts 3 of 16
Get cheeky with brocade in high waisted shorts from British retailer ASOS.
Get the look from ASOS for $62.29.
The High Low Dress 4 of 16
This cute dress combines a gold brocade bustier and flowy high low chiffon skirt.
Get the look from Dillard's for $69.
The Purple Skirt 5 of 16
Brocade gets a fun twist in a purple pattern.
Get the look by Tinley Road from Piperlime for $69.
The Brocade Jacket 6 of 16
Brocade has an edgy feel in a motorcycle jacket shape.
Get the look from ASOS for $106.79.
The Brocade Flats 7 of 16
These flats will do double duty this season with a fancy dress and tights for a party, or with jeans and a blazer for errands.
Get the look from ModCloth for $29.99.
The Chevron Dress 8 of 16
Another holiday party option, this time with a flattering v-neck and full skirt.
Get the look by Vince Camuto from Dillard's for $148.
The Animal Print Skirt 9 of 16
Animal print has never looked so chic, thanks to the black and gold brocade fabric.
Get the look from Ann Taylor for $98.
The Peplum Top 10 of 16
This peplum top has a regal feel, and will look great with a party skirt or skinny jeans.
Get the look from BB Dakota for $75.
The Emerald Dress 11 of 16
Combine trends emerald and brocade with this festive holiday dress.
Get the look by Ark & Co. from Piperlime for $69.
The Strapless Dress 12 of 16
Another gorgeous brocade dress for a holiday party!
Get the look from ModCloth for $89.99.
New Item 13 13 of 16
A flattering sheath shape in a pretty fabric, available in plus sizes.
Get the look from Bloomingdale's for $138.
The Affordable Option 14 of 16
A rich, luxurious dress for under $30.
Get the look from Forever 21 for $29.80.
The Silver Skirt 15 of 16
If gold's not your thing, try brocade in shades of silver.
Get the look by Ark & Co. from Piperlime for $29.97 on sale.
The Polka Dot Brocade 16 of 16
Polka dot, peplum and brocade oh my! It's easy to fall in love with this adorable party-ready top.
Get the look from Ann Taylor for $149.