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20 Ways to Include Striped Wedding Details on Your Big Day

If you love stripes, you'll adore these stylish details from real weddings!

Stripes are one of those timeless patterns that complement a variety of themes and motifs: nautical, Americana, classic, preppy, modern, and so many more.

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Photo: Nicole Barr Photography

Stripes are one of those timeless patterns that complement a variety of themes and motifs: nautical, Americana, classic, preppy, modern, and so many more. While stripes are routinely apparent in fashion year after year, they're also notable in event décor. Whether you lean towards the quintessential black-and-white wedding look, favor a glamorous gold-and-white wedding, or enjoy a coastal blue-and-white wedding stripe, there are a multitude of ways to include stripes in your wedding.

If you adore stripes but don't want the pattern to overbear the rest of your décor, implement them on the envelope liner of your save-the-date card or invitation suite, or have your groom gift his groomsmen striped ties or socks for a festive accessory to wear on the big day. More prominent ways to showcase stripes include asking your bridesmaids or flower girls to don the pattern on their dresses, bedecking reception tables with striped linens, or even housing the celebration in a dramatic tent featuring elegant striping. 

For more ideas, be inspired by the images below – all from real weddings – to see if incorporating stripes on your wedding day is right for you. 

1. Save-the-Date Card

Blue and white stripe save the date for destination wedding
Photo by KT Merry; Planning & Design by Posh Parties; From Real Wedding: Soft-Hued Spring Wedding at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida

2. Wedding Invitation

Black and white stripe envelope liner for wedding invite
Photo by Heather Kincaid; From Real Wedding: Monique Lhuillier Operations Manager Hannah Lyon's Unique Wedding

3. Wedding Dress

Black and white photo of striped Anne Barge ivory wedding dress
Photo by Paul Barnett Photographer; From Real Wedding: Sophisticated Celebration at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego

4. Groom's Socks & Accessories

Blue and white striped socks for casual groom
Photo by Luke & Katherine Griffin for Max & Friends; From Real Wedding: Tent Wedding with Chic Nautical Theme on La Playa Bay in San Diego

5. Groomsmen Ties

green and navy blue striped ties for groomsmen gifts
Photo by Elizabeth Messina; Planning & Design by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants; From Real Wedding: An Earthy, Elegant & Eclectic Wedding with Rustic Elements

6. Bridesmaid Dresses

Tank blue and white stripe short bridesmaid dresses nautical wedding
Photo by Beale & Wittig; From Real Wedding: Luxurious Rustic Wedding at Lakeside Country Club in Wisconsin

7. Welcome Bag or Box

Wedding welcome bag striped tote bag with goodies inside The Welcome Bag Committee Jordan Payne
Photo courtesy of The Welcome Bag Committee

8. Wedding Favors

Black and white stripe flower print label on custom water bottle favors
Photo by Paige Jones; Planning & Design by Bluebell Events; From Real Wedding: Lively, Colorful Wedding at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

9. Flower Girl Dresses

Short black and white stripe flower girl dress tank
Photo by Paige Jones; Planning & Design by Bluebell Events; From Real Wedding: Lively, Colorful Wedding at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

10. Linens

Heart shape escort cards on black and white stripe linen tablecloth
Photo by Ryan Phillips Photography; Planning & Design by Sterling Engagements; Floral Design by The Hidden Garden; Linens by Luxe Linen; From Vow Renewal: Romantic 30th Wedding Anniversary Vow Renewal with Pink Palette

11. Escort Card Display

Gold and white stripe dresser for escort card display outdoor wedding
Photo by Ryan Ray Photography; From Real Wedding: Outdoor Wedding with Vibrant Pink & Orange Décor in California 

12. Cocktail Straws

Wedding cocktail with personalized wood drink stirrer and striped straw
Photo by Brian Leahy Photography; Planning & Design by Tessa Lyn Events; From Real Wedding: Oceanfront Interfaith Wedding Ceremony with Classic White Details

13. Photo Booth or Bridal Shower Backdrop

Black and white stripe background Cheers for photo booth or bridal shower
Photo by EDLT Photo; From Real Event: Modern Spring Bridal Shower with a Pink, Gold & Black Color Palette

14. Reception Tent

Navy blue and white stripe tent reception and linens for rehearsal dinner
Photo by Jose Villa Photography; Planning & Design by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants; From Real Event: Incredible Rooftop Rehearsal Dinner with Striking Striped Tent

15. Dinner Napkins

Black and white stripe linen dinner napkins at outdoor destination wedding
Photo by Paul Barnett Photographer; From Real Wedding: Oceanfront Ceremony & Sunset Reception in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

16. Place Setting

Black and white grosgrain ribbon at wedding place setting by rose
Photo by Ryan Phillips Photography; Planning & Design by Sterling Engagements; Floral Design by The Hidden Garden; Linens by Luxe Linen; From Real Event: Romantic 30th Wedding Anniversary & Vow Renewal with Pink Palette

17. Lounge Pillows

Green and white stripe pillows at lounge area bench outdoor wedding
Photo by Ryan Ray Photography; From Real Wedding: Outdoor Wedding with Vibrant Pink & Orange Décor in California

18. Wedding Menus

Striped wedding dessert menu in white frame
Photo by Docuvitae; Planning & Design by Bluebell Events; From Real Wedding: Canadian-American Wedding in Malibu, California

19. Wedding Cake

Mismatched stripe solid pattern flower print wedding cake colorful
Photo by Ryan Ray Photography; From Real Wedding: Outdoor Wedding with Vibrant Pink & Orange Décor in California

20. Dance Floor

Black and white stripe dance floor ballroom modern wedding
Photo by Paige Jones; Planning & Design by Bluebell Events; From Real Wedding: Lively & Colorful Wedding at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

For more wedding ideas, view 21 ways to include white and gold wedding décor in your nuptials and discover how to incorporate subtle pink wedding details throughout the day. Find more ideas for your wedding by following Inside Weddings on Instagram and Pinterest

Opening photo by Nicole Barr Photography; From Real Wedding: Ceremony Overlooking the Bay & Tented Reception at Beach House