Velour fabric is similar to velvet in its outlook & properties. Both, velvet fabric & velour material are soft, cosy & have a luxurious feel. However, velour is a knit fabric & velvet is woven.
Originally velvet was made with pure silk, making it a premium & expensive fabric. Velour is made using different materials like cotton, polyester, viscose, etc. Velvet velour is popular in dressmaking for dresses, gowns, skirts, shirts, Jackets & more. Printed velvet upholstery fabric is quite popular in interior decor during the festive season.