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Wedding Bridal Bouquet Styles and Trends

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Wedding Bridal Bouquet Styles for every type of dress.

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Wedding Bridal Bouquet Styles, Shapes, Colors & Tips. .

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A ROUND Bouquet.
A simple elegant traditional wedding bridal bouquet style that is suitable for both formal and informal weddings. Sometimes the round bouquet is known as the colonial bouquet. This type of bouquet does not have to be perfectly round in shape. As it can be a tight cluster of flowers for a denser look, or a loose arrangement for an airy feeling.

The flowers that are chosen for a round bouquet can influence the bouquet’s formality. For example, roses project a more formal look while daisies project a more informal and casual look.

NOSEGAY wedding bridal bouquet styles.
A small round-shaped cluster of flowers that are often not as dense as a traditional round bouquets. The Nosegays often include more greenery and ribbon streamers. They are easy to carry in a small Victorian style metal or in a glass cone-shaped holder.

A European-type bouquet with blossoms of different types or colours. The blossoms are put in a  circular pattern that is similar to the nosegay. Its name comes from a German style of interior design.

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Generally round in shape, the hand tied styles are also known as clutch bouquets. This type of bouquet consists of a simple gathering of flowers that are bound and tied with ribbon with the stems left showing.

CASCADE wedding bridal bouquet styles.
The Cascade is also known as a teardrop, fountain or waterfall bouquet. Its sophistication and extra long style feature fullness and an abundance of blossoms at the top of the bouquet. Then it tapers downwards with flowing foliage, and floral streamers or ribbons at the bottom. The bouquet can be very dense with flowers and foliage. Or it can be more loosely for an airy or wispy look.

The Crescent is a dramatic bouquet of arching flowers and foliage that extend from the center of the bouquet. The style can be made to project a traditional or contemporary look. With the flowers arching from either left to right or right to left.

There are two types of Crescent bouquets – symmetrical and asymmetrical. The symmetrical has a balance look with blossoms and foliage of the same length on both sides. The asymmetrical shows the blossoms and foliage of different lengths. This creates one side of the bouquet being longer than the other.

Wedding Bridal Bouquet Styles and Trends.

A romantic alternative shape bouquet that features two full arch shapes at the top. While tapering down to a point at the bottom of the bouquet. The traditional heart shape is often seen at Valentine’s Day symbolizing love and  romance.

ARM wedding bridal bouquet styles.
The Arm bouquet is also known as a presentation or pageant bouquet. The bouquet features a gathering of long-stem flowers that rest naturally across the inner bend of the elbow. A ribbon or bow keeps the bouquet together. Its popular floral choices are calla lilies, gladiolus, orchids, long-stemmed roses, delphiniums and larkspur.

As the name implies, this bouquet style often has flowers or greenery coming out at various angles with no recognizable shape. The bouquets are most often with tropical flowers and foliage that have unique shapes.

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This bouquet is a combination of both a cascade and a round. It is long in shape but features round shapes on both the top and bottom. Generally the bottom is narrower than the top. The overall shape resembles an oval.

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Wedding bridal bouquet styles, colors, trends and tips.
Photo by Tomas Ramos.

Wedding Bridal Bouquet Styles and Trends.

While not technically a bouquet a single stem arrangements is popular as simplicity has become the trend.

Single stem designs often feature a unique design element. Such as an intricately wrap for a long-stem flower. Elaborate bow. Streamers. Or a decorative lace bloom collar for a shorter stem flower to give the design more interest and appeal.

COMPOSITE wedding bridal bouquet styles.
This bouquet shows the focal area is a large flower that has been made up by assembling together petals from numerous flowers. Examples of composite flowers are glamellia, duchess roses and galax roses.

A small bouquet or cluster of flowers attachment to an elaborate fan. This  style of bouquet is reminiscent of the Victorian Era. And it is popular for vintage, southern USA and Asian weddings.

A flower or foliage covers a ball or cone that hangs from a loop of ribbon. The adult bridal attendants can carry pomanders. But junior flower girls and bridesmaids most often carry them.

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A round bouquet of masses of tulle or net and a few flowers. This type of bouquet was popular in the early 1940s when flowers were scarce due to World War II. For the modern brides a Ballerina bouquet is a cost effective yet beautiful solution for a tight floral budget.

The flower arrangement is in a shallow basket and often the choice for garden-like wedding settings. Most often the flower girls and junior bridesmaids carry the baskets.

WREATH OR HOOP wedding bridal bouquet styles.
The Wreath was made popular by the wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson. This bouquet is a large ring with flower and foliage decorations. It is generally thought of as a symbol of eternity with no beginning or end.

A small prayer book or bible is the platform upon which a small bouquet is put. The design may be of a small cluster of flowers or a small cascade. Usually the flowers are bound with ribbon or a small armature to prevent damage to the book.

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Technically the Wrist is more of a corsage than a bouquet. This style is a small floral arrangement that is worn on the wrist. The flowers and foliage are put on a small base that is attached to a strong elastic bracelet that fits around the wrist.

The Wrist is worn by brides and bridesmaids who want the look of a bouquet, but want the freedom of having both hands free from carrying anything.

• Photography by Tomas Ramos.

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