Velvet apparel is sweeping the fashion world right now and, of course, shoes are no exception. A pair of velvet pumps adds a little sumptuous texture to an outfit and the fabric is especially appropriate for festive occasions. Still, the trend is one that’s definitely temporary. What do you think? Are velvet heels Hot or Not? Above: Pira Velvet heel by Ralph Lauren.

A Many-Splendored Thing Heel by Modcloth

Ballet Pump by Kurt Geiger

Velvet Knot Platforms by ASOS