16 Velvet Wedding Shoes for a Romantic Wedding Look

You'll fall head over heels for these lush styles.
Monica Mercuri - The Knot Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
Monica Mercuri
Monica Mercuri - The Knot Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
Monica Mercuri
Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
  • Monica writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, specializing in fashion commerce content
  • Before joining The Knot Worldwide, Monica was an assistant style and market editor at House Beautiful
  • Monica holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs
Updated Dec 20, 2022
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You've found your dream wedding outfit, now it's time to find the perfect pair of shoes. If you're looking to add a pop of color and texture to your wedding day attire, look no further than a pair of velvet wedding shoes. Once thought of as an accessory reserved for fall and winter weddings, velvet bridal shoes now come in a wide array of colors and styles, making them suitable for any season or vibe. From gorgeous neutrals and blush hues to rich jewel tones, there are so many beautiful velvet heels and wedding flats to choose from.

Whether you're shopping for a pair of chic bridal block heels, a comfy pair of loafers or something in between, we've put together a list of some of our favorite velvet wedding shoes for every wedding style, heel height and budget (and plenty of pairs that can double as your something blue).

1. Birdies The Swan in Snow Crystal Bracelet

pointed-toe velvet wedding flat with twisted crystal strap

When it comes to velvet bridal shoes, you can't get more classic than this eye-catching crystal flat. This pointed-toe slide has a twisted crystal-embellished strap and is crafted with seven layers of cloud-like cushion. Say no more.

2. Manolo Blahnik Lurum 90 Crystal-Embellished Velvet Mules in Grey

grey velvet wedding heel with crystal embellishments

Manolo Blahnik is synonymous with luxury wedding shoes. This pointed-toe velvet bridal stiletto decorated with shimmering crystals is an upscale pick for brides that want to go big and opulent for their special day.

3. Lulus Sassyy Velvet Bow Platform Ankle Strap Sandals in Champagne

champagne velvet bridal block heel wedding shoe topped with bows

This nearly four-inch block heel bridal sandal gets a sultry update when it's covered in Champagne-colored velvet fabric. Other notable features include the almond-shaped toe, sleek toe strap and oversized bow detail on the back. It also comes in Blush and Black if that's more of your vibe.

4. Margaux The Mary Jane in Burgundy Velvet

burgundy velvet bridal flats

Comfort meets glam with these Mary Jane wedding flats. Made from rich Burgundy velvet, they offer a sophisticated-yet-stylish look on your wedding day. Aside from the aesthetic, they're also made with five millimeters of plush padding for ultimate coziness. We're impressed.

5. Loeffler Randall Mikel Bow Mid-Heel Sandal in Black

 black velvet wedding shoes with bows

If you're on the hunt for a pair of black velvet wedding shoes, these bow-topped heels perfectly fit the bill. Black bridal shoes not only break from tradition, but they'll look incredible paired with gold or silver accessories.

6. ASOS DESIGN Wide-Fit Lake Bow Pointed Ballet Flats in Blue Velvet

something blue bridal flats with bows

These velvet wedding flats can totally qualify as your something blue. Available in wide sizes, they're topped with whimsical velvet statement bows on the vamp. Not a fan of the Blue? This style also comes in Pink, Burgundy and Green.

7. Jimmy Choo Buxton Oxblood Velvet Loafers in Oxblood

rich red velvet bridal loafers

These richly-colored velvet bridal loafers were made for celebrating. Crafted in Italy from ultra-soft oxblood velvet, they would look beautiful as a quirky pop of color under a gown or paired with a wedding pantsuit. Or, you can sport them at any of your prewedding events, including your engagement party and rehearsal dinner.

8. Sam Edelman Kia Block Heels in Copper

boho velvet block heel bridal sandal with double toe straps

For an alternative to velvet wedding shoes, opt for a gorgeous pair in suede, which has a similar buttery soft feel to velvet. These bohemian-colored block heels come in three earthy warm tones perfect for outdoor occasions: Moss, Yellow and Copper.

9. Journee Collection Sonnia Flat in Lilac

purple velvet wedding shoes with embellished vamp

Don't want to rock a high pair of heels? No worries, try these comfy velvet wedding flats with a square toe and a twinkling rhinestone on the vamp. Crafted from beautiful Lilac velvet, these stylish flats transition perfectly from the aisle to the dance floor.

10. Jimmy Choo Heloise Velvet Platform Sandals in Red

fiery red velvet bridal pumps with platform heel

These fiery red velvet bridal pumps will add a bold pop of color under your gown. The dramatic showstoppers have a knotted vamp, a wrap ankle strap and a nearly five-inch heel, which all work together to create a fabulous and striking look.

11. Lulus Licon Velvet Buckle Pointed-Toe Ballet Flats in Champagne

luxe Champagne velvet ballet flats

On the hunt for the perfect wedding kicks? These luxe Champagne velvet ballet flats check all the boxes. Ultra-comfy and chic, they feature a cushioned insole and buckle strap topped with a faux button detail for comfort and security. And at just $32 a pair, you really can't beat that price.

12. Journee Collection Jewel Mule in Blue

embellished blue velvet bridal mules with rainbow-jeweled strap

Perfect for bridesmaids and wedding guests alike, these embellished velvet mules would stun at a winter wedding. Available in richly colored hues like Purple and Berry, the main focal point of these stunners is the gemstone-embellished strap, which will add a splash of shimmer to any outfit.

13. Loeffler Randall Melany Spruce Platform Bow Heel in Green Velvet

deep green velvet open-toe sandals for weddings

Ready for your bow-ment? These deep green velvet open-toe sandals embrace the 2023 bridal accessory trend in the best way. The stylish 4.5-inch block heel and padded footbed ensure a stylish and comfortable fit throughout your event.

14. Aquazzura Bow Tie Pump 85 in Burgundy

burgundy velvet wedding shoes for winter weddings

Here's another winter-ready hue for cold-weather functions. In a romantic and sultry Burgundy shade, we're captivated by the sleek design and playful bow on the back. It's a stunning velvet wedding style that's definitely worth the splurge.

15. Sam Edelman Loraine Bit Loafer in Deep Sapphire Velvet

blue velvet wedding loafers with silver hardware

The only problem with these blue velvet wedding shoes is that one of your guests is surely going to want to borrow them after your wedding day. Sumptuous sapphire velvet is paired with silver hardware on these bridal loafers, which are available in medium and wide widths.

16. ASOS DESIGN Scarlett Bow Detail Mid-Heeled Shoes in Magenta Velvet

unique Magenta velvet wedding shoes with kitten heels and ows

In honor of Pantone's color of the year for 2023, we had to include these stunning velvet wedding shoes in Magenta. We're obsessed with bow detail and structured mid-heel, making these an unforgettable pair for your wedding and beyond.

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