One could argue they’re technically not jeans if they’re not denim but velvet. But I like to think of them as fancy, soft, comfy jeans. They’re also warm, which is important this time of year. Did I mention they’re festive? Also important right around now. Wear them to work, to parties, on weekend shopping sprees—basically wherever you’d wear jeans. Here are my seven favorite styles of velvet jeans at the moment—I’m especially loving the deep blue flares.