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
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
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
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
A velvet ribbon wrapped around your blooms will be the perfect touch.
AFloral velvet bouquet ribbon, $9 for 10-yard roll, AFloral.com
Adorn your bridesmaids in luxe velvet gowns in multiple shades.
BHLDN Thrive dress, $140, BHLDN.com
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
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