Wondering what to wear to all your winter weddings? This season, it's all about velvet! Designers showcased this lush fabric all over the Fall/Winter 2016 runways. A flirty, yellow velvet dress stole the show at Valentino. Printed and embellished velvet silhouettes sizzled at Prabal Gurung. And we're still buzzing over the red velvet tux at Haider Ackermann. There are tons of stylish ways to incorporate this rich texture into your wedding wardrobe — from slip dresses to stacked heels.
Here, see some special occasion-worthy ways to wear velvet.
If the invite says cocktail attire, a chic A-line is the perfect choice. This mini combines the elegance of midnight blue velvet, Baroque lace and guipure fringe. It's finished regal details like a grosgrain ribbon waist trim and jewel neck for a luxe look. (Lace and velvet dress, $100, Topshop available at Nordstrom)
Statement chokers are one of the hottest trends this season! This head-turner is accented with a faceted stone and trimmed with pavé crystals. (Velvet choker, $168, Kenneth Jay Lane available at Shopbop)
No closet is complete without a fabulous pair of pointed toe pumps. This timelessly stunning shoe is rendered in rich velvet and accented with a multicolored gemstone heart. ("Diva Cora" pump, $1,295, Christian Louboutin)
Designed to make an entrance, this sweeping silhouette wows with jewel-tone velvet, double front slits and tie shoulder straps. It's an attention-grabber for all your festive occasions. ("Jupiter" dress, $198, Privacy Please available at Revolve)
Looking for just a touch of texture? This chic box clutch is handcrafted with sumptuous velvet and topped with a stunning stone closure. Plus, it's the perfect size to carry your evening essentials — your cell phone, cards, keys and go-to gloss. ("Glacier" navy clutch, $205, Kayu)
Give 'em the cold shoulder...when it comes to your style. This slinky, shoulder-baring silhouette is finished with tonal eyelet accents and a lace up V-back. ("Kinsley" velvet dress, $525 , Rachel Zoe available at Shopbop)
This elegant envelope is sure to become an evening staple. Reinvented in ultra-lush, pale gold velvet, it's detailed with a logo charm and delicate chain strap — so you can wear it as a shoulder bag or clutch. (Petite clutch in pale gold velvet, $545, Stuart Weitzman)
Lush velvet and delicate lace trim give this cami a romantic feel. Pair with a pleated midi skirt and platform heels for a look that will wow at all your winter weddings. (Velvet racer in wine, $168, Cami NYC)
Looking to add a little something special to your 'do? This velvet headband — embellished with pearly beads and faceted crystals — makes for an elegant accessory. (Velvet headband, $38, Cara available at Nordstrom)
We're loving this runway-ready velvet dress sandal. The ankle strap and knotted front detail take it to the next level. While the stacked heel and platform keep feet comfortably, so you can dance the night away. ("Nabila" heel, $298, Joie available at Revolve)