When it comes to the velvet trend, our team at the Wedding Shoppe is here for it! We had no clue that ‘70s fashion would reappear with such vigor. And yet velvet bridesmaid dresses are all the rage in the wedding industry!
There is so much to love about velvet itself and velvet bridesmaid dresses. Velvet adds fantastic texture and variation to a bridal party. It's soft and even lends a little bit of extra warmth. It is incredibly eye-catching, and the perfect option if you want to make a statement! Since we've been in the wedding industry we've seen all of the trends. From shiny silk wedding dresses to chunky appliqués to a-line tulle gowns. We've gazed upon and appreciated it all. When we say that velvet is one of our favorite wedding trends we mean it - and here’s why!
Why Choose Velvet Dresses For Your Wedding Party
Velvet is a life-changer in the wedding game, and it’s an option you need to know about. It is one of the easiest ways to amp up the overall look of your bridal party. Without further ado, read on for some of the best reasons to buy velvet bridesmaid dresses!
Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses are Comfortable
This one is a no brainer. Velvet is so incredibly soft, almost buttery. When used as a material for bridesmaid dresses, it drapes the body beautifully. It is great for flattering the feminine form without grabbing uncomfortably at curves. Making it a good choice for any of your ‘maids, no matter their body shape or size.
Velvet is Perfect for a Mismatched Bridesmaid Dress Look
Want a mismatched bridal party? Velvet bridesmaid dresses are a fantastic addition to any line up. The texture and look of velvet makes for an eye-catching garment, that your guests will notice and remember. For additional inspo, check out our ultimate guide on mismatched bridesmaid dresses.
Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses are Flattering
Velvet bridesmaid dresses will make your girls both feel and look like a goddess. The texture looks great on everyone, especially when you consider that it comes in a variety of sillhouettes. Feature this material for a chic and bold bridal party that everyone will be talking about for years to come!
Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses Work for Every Wedding Season
An often overlooked fact is that velvet tends to lend a little bit of warmth. This makes it an especially popular choice for winter weddings. However velvet it comfortable any time of year, so you can rock this material whenever and wherever. Whether you’re hosting an early spring affair outdoors or a luxe winter event inside.
Trending Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
Now that we’ve covered the basics, let’s take a look at the goods! At the Wedding Shoppe, we over a great selection of trendy velvet bridesmaid dresses. Including a range of sizes and flattering silhouettes. With something for everyone, outfitting your bridal party is a breeze.
Kennedy Blue Keely
Kennedy Blue Evelyn
Kennedy Blue Skylar
Kennedy Blue Mila
Mori Lee 21669
More Lee 21685
Mori Lee 21660
Favorite Velvet Bridesmaid Dress Colors
Being so bold, velvet bridesmaid dresses tend to come in vivid colors. Including jewel-tones, primary colors and neutrals. Take a look at the most velvet bridesmaid dress colors below!
Black Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
Black velvet bridesmaid dresses are so incredibly versatile! You can pair them with any color, red, blue green - you name it! This makes it an easy color to use year round. However, we're currently into featuring it alongside a mix of pinks. For a modern yet romantic wedding look.
Green Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
For a luxe winter wedding, consider green velvet bridesmaid dresses. We recommend that you feature green without red, for a more timeless winter look. Instead, opt for a range of green shades, ivory or cream, and brown. This will create a classic and slightly rustic looking palette.
Burgundy Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
Burgundy velvet bridesmaid dresses are super trendy. Pair it with jewel tones for a moody but vibrant look. Or alongside brighter shades, like coral and blush, for a bright spring vibe. Burgundy is quite versatile, making it a gorgeous choice year round.
Red Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
For a timeless wedding look, opt for red velvet bridesmaid dresses. Red is a classic choice that can be used for both warm and cool weather weddings. Pair it with pink and white for a romantic spring wedding. Or other dark shades, like crimson and navy, for a bold winter vibe.
Blue Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
An always chic color choice, blue velvet bridesmaid dresses are one of our favorite options for spring. More recently, it has been a popular color to pair with yellow and coral or orange and pink hues. This mix creates a bright color scheme, perfect for a modern and fun outdoor event.
Velvet Bridesmaid Dress Inspiration
The velvet bridesmaid dress trend isn't going anywhere! If you're considering featuring this luxe material at your wedding, here are some ideas to help inspire you.
How to Style Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
Don't be intimidate by velvet bridesmaid dresses! Soft and luxurious, your bridesmaids will love them. When styling them for your event, there are some ways to ensure that they help lend a cohesive look. First, you can place all of your girls in velvet, even if they wear mismatched styles. This will lend a more elegant overall look, perfect for a formal affair. Or, have a portion of your girls wear velvet, for varying textures. This option is preferable for a more casual wedding, such as outdoors in the springtime.
Velvet Winter Bridesmaid Dresses
While velvet bridesmaid dresses look stunning year round, they are especially beautiful during the wintertime. This soft texture will add a cozy touch to your event, plus make your 'maids more comfortable. Equal parts luxurious and elegant, velvet is ideal for a formal winter wedding.
Where to Buy Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
At the Wedding Shoppe of course! With a trendy selection of velvet bridesmaid dresses, we have something for everyone in your bridal party. Our sizing is inclusive and our designs are made to flatter the female figure, of every shape and size. You are welcome to make an appointment, or shop our full inventory of bridesmaid dresses online!
If you weren't already in love with velvet bridesmaid dresses, hopefully we convinced you! Soft, flattering and stylish, they are a gorgeous bridesmaid dress option that your girls will thank you for. If one of our features styles or designs caught your eye, be sure to let us know in the comment section below!
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