The young photographer Irvin leaves so that he can finally get rid of the bizarre addiction that has ruined his life and that has been destroying more and more people of his generation. In the perfect darkness of a big German city he encounters the woman of his life and gets a chance that only comes once in a lifetime. A story about how to survive when everything is sick. Velour is shocking and entertaining, erotic and ironic. It is a novel about the soft thing in a tough world.