Velvet is having a moment and is making a comeback as this season’s answer to texture. The former military piece has become a menswear staple in every way possible and gets reworked in velvet. Before you sign up, let’s look at what exactly it is about velvet that is having a reawakening.

Casual velvet? Yes, sir. Velvet isn’t meant for the red carpet anymore. That’s great news, meaning you get to be a little more relaxed when wearing it – and it’s easy to do so. Slim jeans and plain tees is an easy outfit, made super sportsluxe with this contrast leather collared velvet bomber jacket from Diesel’s AW17 collection.

See the full AW17 Denim eDition here.