Chiffon or Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses for Winter?


Summer weddings sure are stunning but there are some drawbacks to consider, like the sweltering heat that could cause a mess on your makeup and hair. And oh the unpleasant smell and patch of sweat under your satin gown!   With a winter wedding, you’ll love the cool air and get stunning snowy wedding phots, holiday-themed wedding décor and more.  Your guests are more likely to be there for your big day if you decide to opt for a winter wedding venue. In the summertime, many people may have booked holidays or have other weddings to attend. Getting married at a colder time of the year can guarantee your nearest and dearest are there to witness your beautiful ceremony.

One of the two most common fabrics for bridesmaids dresses are chiffon and velvet.  Chiffon is the ultimate bridesmaid dress material as it is both thin but sturdy, delicate but bold.  Chiffon is usually very sheer which gives it that whimsical, draped look.   Velvet is a beautiful choice for adding glamour and character to a dress. Velvet is a heavier fabric that has a soft, felt finish. It has a plain underside and adds warmth and drama to a dress.  Thus, it’s very obvious that velvet is a more suitable choice of fabric for winter wedding.

Go bold with a velvet wedding gown with your girls in velvet bridesmaids dresses.  Velvet definitely adds warm and cozy vibes to your winter wedding with a romantic vintage feel!

We have here 5 best-selling velvet dresses that will surely melt your heart:

1. Velvet Cowl Neck Bridesmaid Dresses With Open Back

Velvet Cowl Neck Bridesmaid Dresses With Open Back

A classy floor-length dress that is sure to make head turns with a v-neckline and cowl design at the chest. Cowl designs are such beautiful embellishments for a unique look.  This dress has a sexy low back cutting and unique design at the back.

2. Half Sleeve V-neck Velvet Long Bridesmaid Dresses

Half Sleeve V-neck Velvet Long Bridesmaid Dresses

This dress is for the modest bridesmaids who prefer not to bare too much skin on the shoulders and arms. This comfortable dress is suitable for autumn and winter weddings as it comes with half sleeves.  Velvet is a popular cold weather fabric as it's both warm and fashionable in clothing.

3. Velvet V-neck Flutter Sleeve Bridesmaid Dresses

Velvet V-neck Flutter Sleeve Long Bridesmaid Dresses

What we love about this dress is the classy diagonal hem flutter sleeves - they create visual interest and don’t fit snug to the arm, creating a visually smaller upper arm. This dress has a sexy low back. It is modest yet captivating.

4. Illusion V-neck Long Sleeve Bridesmaid Dresses

Sexy Long Sleeve Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses with Illusion Deep V-Neck

This velvet dress in burgundy would make a sumptuous option for your 'Something Blue theme. Modest with long sleeves yet seductive with a long V-neck cutting and low back. And the best part of this dress?  The thigh-high slit!  High-thigh slits are in absolute vogue and if your bestie has a toned body and killer legs, this dress is for her.

5. Double Breasted V-neck Velvet Spaghetti Straps Long Split Bridesmaid Dresses

Spaghetti Straps Velvet Faux Wrap Bridesmaid Dresses With Waist Tie

This beautiful long dress in embossed velvet is a charming dress with complementing features of a thigh-high slit, a double breasted v-neck and v-back cutting. All these features will make any bridesmaid appear slim and taller. Velvet doesn't have to be retro--we love combining contemporary styles with vintage fabrics! Truly the best of both worlds!

Having a winter wedding is just the best.  There’s a slew of fresh fabric and silhouettes that look really great for winter, such as velvet or sequin embellishments for you and your bridesmaids. Sleeveless gowns and dresses can be paired elegantly with a lux plush fur stole wrapped over the wearer’s shoulders for the extra warmth.

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