But his role does not end at the velvet rope.
And that does not include the 3,000 who passed through the velvet ropes.
Please step into the hall and wait on this side of the velvet rope.
These two sides have drawn a line at the velvet ropes.
It was behind a velvet rope in the middle of the aisle a little way up from where she stood.
The velvet ropes, whose only power was that of common consent, gave way.
Another man lifted the velvet rope to let him enter.
And for those who aren't fans of the velvet rope, there's no line in winter.
Guys - dress up or you'll be riding the velvet rope for a long time.
Alas, the crowd on the other side of the velvet rope had another 11 months and 3 weeks to wait.