Whether you are working with your planner, florist or creating your bouquet yourself, you will want your handful of blooms to be the perfect accent to your wedding day look. The bouquet should be the right size and design as will look best with your wedding dress when held front and center, just below your waist. Take a look at these seven styles to help get an idea of what would be the perfect bouquet for you.
1. Spring Garden Mix
Let the spring season take sprout in your hands with an array of beautiful blooms, and greenery that flutters with every step you take. A perfect spring bouquet should look like an invitation to a passing butterfly to take pause.
Bridal Gown: Ivory & White Bridal Boutique. Event Design & Planning: Handley Breaux Designs. Floral Design: Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market. Hair & Makeup: GLOW – Teresa Boyd. Jewelry: Bromberg’s. Photography: Arden Photography. See more from this shoot.
2. Summer Classic
A staple of summer bouquets in the South is white, green, blush, and bashful blooms. You can never go wrong with this color palette.
Bridal Gown: Bella’s Bridal & Formal. Event & Floral Design: Jackie Frontiero of Dana’s Floral Design. Hair & Makeup: Makeup Mel Team – Erin Milkay. Jewelry: Diamonds Direct. Menswear: Mr. Burch Formal Wear. Photography: Nick Frontiero Photography. Venue: The 1616 House. See more from this feature.
3. Artful Autumn
Fall foliage is the perfect addition to farm-fresh dahlias, mums, daisies, and more. Let the beauty of the turning leaves be your guide.
Bridal Gown: The White Room. Event Design: CONFERO. Floral Design: HotHouse Design Studio. Hair & Makeup: GLOW – Yazmin Cavale. Jewelry: Bromberg’s. Photography: Arden Photography. Venue: Windwood Equestrian. See more from this feature.
4. Winter Romantic
Deep jewel tones with plenty of roses is always a stunner for winter weddings. Red is an especially important color for Indian ceremonies, as seen in our 2022 ceremony design feature, Balle Balle.
Event Design & Planning: Valia Rose Events. Floral Design: CeCe Designs. Hair & Makeup: GLOW – Teresa Boyd, Gabriella Gonzalez. Henna Artist: Rosina Khoja. Jewelry: Diamonds Direct. Menswear: The Modern Gent. Photography: Rob & Wynter. Traditional Attire: Millionaire’s Collections.
5. Vibrant & Lush
For the bride that loves color and lots of it! Shocking pink roses, pops of purple tulips, striking blue delphiniums, and more are at your fingertips to create a statement bouquet.
Bridal Gown: Ivory & White Bridal Boutique. Floral Design: Dana’s Floral Designs. Hair & Makeup: Lush Makeup Art.Photography: Nick Frontiero Photography. Wedding Planner: Jackie Frontiero of Dana’s Floral Design. See more from this Real Wedding here.
6. Monobloom Beauty
Repetition at its finest makes a statement – in this case, all pink peonies! an excellent choice for the bride with a favorite flower above the rest that also loves symmetry.
Bridal Gown: The White Room. Floral Design: AG Lighting and Events. Hair Stylist: Perfectly Undone Beauty. Makeup Artist: Cosmetics by Mackenzie. Photography: Leslie Hollingsworth Photography.Wedding Planner: M. Elizabeth Events. See more from this Real Wedding here.
7. Garden & Gathered
Soft pastels and textures are loosely hand-tied for a perfectly petite and feminine bouquet.