How to Incorporate the Velvet Trend Into Your Wedding

This cozy fabric is so hot right now.
by Sophie Ross

It seems like all of our favorite celebs and style icons (Meghan Markle and Olivia Palermo to be exact) have been sporting velvet lately—whether rendered in pastel shades or jewel tones—and we're absolutely loving it. So we're calling it now: This will be one of the hottest upcoming wedding trends for fashion-forward brides. But how exactly do you incorporate this cozy, of-the-moment fabric into your nuptials? Well, we'll show you how, below.

Your Rehearsal Dinner Gown

Nordstrom Rack velvet champagne rehearsal dinner gown

A velvet gown can be utterly chic year-round. This champagne-hued one is perfect for the alternative bride's rehearsal dinner look.

Love, Fire crushed velvet wrap dress, $30, NordstromRack.com

A Hair Accessory

J.Crew black velvet hair tie

Hair bows are in right now, so you'll be getting two trends for the price of one with this guy. Sweep your hair back for your reception with a velvet ribbon.

J.Crew velvet hair tie, $17, JCrew.com

A Jewelry Statement

Forever21 white velvet choker

Trendy brides will love this one. Accessorize your wedding day look with a matching white choker to really stand out.

Forever21 velvet mesh choker set, $4, Forever21.com

Your Bouquet Wrap

AFloral Bouquet Wrap

A velvet ribbon wrapped around your blooms will be the perfect touch.

AFloral velvet bouquet ribbon, $9 for 10-yard roll, AFloral.com

Bridesmaid Dresses

BHLDN velvet bridesmaid gown

Adorn your bridesmaids in luxe velvet gowns in multiple shades.

BHLDN Thrive dress, $140, BHLDN.com

Your Shoes

Manolo Blahnik blue velvet pumps

Maybe you still need an idea for your "something blue"—velvet aqua pumps are probably the answer.

Manolo Blahnik BB velvet point-toe pump, $695, NeimanMarcus.com

The Groom's Jacket

Brooks Brothers black velvet jacket

Velvet blazers are the ultimate style statement for grooms right now. Play it safe with a black one or opt for a deep jewel tone.

Brooks Brothers Fitzgerald fit velvet blackwatch tuxedo jacket, $898, BrooksBrothers.com

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