i couldn't agree with you more. i put velour just below ultra-suede. blech!
I'm the one in the red.
It looks like "Sex in the City" circa 1982. Though I bet they didn't wear that much velour...
But oh how I thought it was the shizz when I was in 4th grade!
ha! We have a special name in hebrew for it that translates into "towl fabric" - I think that explains it all.