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Bridal Party's Flowers
bouquet will be one of your most important accessories. It will be
admired throughout all of your photos. It should
be chosen with care, so that it complements your dress and the
wedding theme. Most importantly it should reflect your personality.
Launceston West Tamar Flowers can create a bouquet to suit you —
whether it is romantic, modern, traditional, fun or daringly
your bridesmaids carry is totally up to you. The bouquets can be
identical, similar or totally different.
Traditionally they are similar to the bride's, slightly smaller and
the colours compliment what they are wearing.
are usually worn by the groom, the best man and grooms men. If being
Fathers and/or Grandfathers may wear a buttonhole also. The groom
usually wears a single flower to match the bride's bouquet and the
best man, grooms men wear a single flower to match the bridesmaid's
bouquets. The Fathers or Grandfathers can tie in with your theme or
be completely different. You may wish to add a modern or personal
touch to the buttonholes by adding something unusual or binding the
stem with ribbon or string.
are usually worn by the Mothers and/or Grandmothers. As with all your
wedding flowers what
flowers are used is totally up to you. You can have the corsages
matching the wedding flowers, complementing their outfits or you
could have your Mother's favourite flower. Organza or satin ribbon is
usually added for a more feminine look.
and corsages for step parents are a great way to have all the family
Will Suit You
are several classic shapes of bouquet and yourflorist will
have a selection of photographs to show you. The bouquet is held just
below waist level, if this is likely to hide a feature of the dress
which the bride particularly wishes to be seen then she can choose a
bouquet which lies across her arm. As a general rule large bouquets
suit formal, long dresses while smaller bouquets or even a single
bloom are more in proportion with a knee-length dress. There are
several styles of bouquet, each of which are detailed below, what
style of bouquet will suit you best? This will depend on how tall you
are, your body shape and the style of gown you will be wearing.
general guidelines are:
you have broad hips a long slender bouquet would be more flattering
and this will also emphasis a
you are petite, a large bouquet would possibly overwhelm you it would
be better if you were to choose
a smaller size.
you are full figured then a small bouquet would emphasis your waist
it would be best to choose a
larger style bouquet. A trailing bouquet will draw the eye from top
to bottom and therefore has a
effect . A smaller round posy would draw attention to the middle of
the body. A
tall, slim bride can carry almost any style of bouquet although a
posy style may draw some
to the hips.
full skirted dress looks great with a large, rounded posy style
full length skirt looks great with a cascading style of bouquet it
can however result in an unbalanced
look with shorter length dresses.
slimline dress looks better with a streamlined bouquet in any style.
your dress is elaborate then a lavish trailing or cascading bouquet
would be sensational.
you are getting married in a garden or outdoors and wearing a
cocktail style dress you may wish to
consider a sheaf of flowers or a loosely wired trailing bouquet.
a very simple gown would be beautifully complemented by a single
bloom, for instance a lily or long stemmed rose or a small posy of
should also consider what style of bouquet best suits your
personality and what you will feel comfortable
all white flowers with touches of green foliage have been the most
popular bridal bouquets.
Pastel shades of pink, peach, yellow and mauve can also look very
delicate and are usually mixed with white flowers. Bold coloured
flowers such as Singapore orchids or bright red roses can also look
deciding on your colour take into account the colour of your
bridesmaids' dresses. You might
like to pick out a colour from their dresses or a trim from your own
dress to echo in the flowers.
are so many individual styles of bridal bouquets, it's hard to know
where to start!
out below are the main types:
Hand Tied Posy features the natural stems of the flowers being
exposed which is then tied together
with ribbon or for a more country or vintage look, raffia, twine,
hessian and lace. This style
is suitable for a less formal wedding. Hand tied bouquets can be
either formal or informal.
style has a posy top but the trail tapers until it forms a point at
the end of the bouquet, which forms
a tear-drop shape. It can be either long or short , depending on your
bouquets are generally considered to be very formal.
style of bouquet is wild and free with multiple trails that can
feature stems of ivy, orchids and vines
intertwined with flowers. It can be as structured or unstructured as
you prefer. The contemporary
trail is perfect if you want a romantic, free flowing and tumbling
sheaf bouquets are long stemmed flowers and foliage that the bride
carries cradled in her arm.
is a stunning alternative to more traditional styles of bouquets, the
arm sheaf is very chic, and best
suited to modern style weddings.