A term applied to cut pile cloths in general. Velour is soft, luxurious and widely used.
A term for various fabrics with a velvety or napped surface and a thicker pile than velvet. Used for upholstery, curtains and clothing. The word comes from the French word for "velvet."
a knit or woven fabric with a soft , short thick nap made by brushing and shearing. Knit velours are used in women's tops and sportswear. Wovens are usually heavier in weight and used for coats, jackets, drapery.