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The Bridal Party's Flowers
The Bride's Bouquet
Your 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. My Florist Westbury can create a bouquet to suit you — whether it is romantic, modern, traditional, fun or daringly different.
What 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 complement what they are wearing.
Buttonholes are usually worn by the groom, the best man and grooms men. If being traditional, the 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.
Corsages 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.
**Buttonholes and corsages for step parents are a great way to have all the family feel included.
What Will Suit You
There are several classic shapes of bouquet and your florist 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.
Some general guidelines are:
If you have broad hips a long slender bouquet would be more flattering and this will also emphasise a tiny waist.
If you are petite, a large bouquet would possibly overwhelm you it would be better if you were to choose a smaller size.
If you are full figured then a small bouquet would emphasise 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 aslimming 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 attention to the hips.
A full skirted dress looks great with a large, rounded posy style bouquet.
A full length skirt looks great with a cascading style of bouquet it can however result in an unbalanced look with shorter length dresses.
A slimline dress looks better with a streamlined bouquet in any style.
If your dress is elaborate then a lavish trailing or cascading bouquet would be sensational.
if 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.
And 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 flowers.
You should also consider what style of bouquet best suits your personality and what you will feel comfortable carrying.
Choosing the Colour
Traditionally, 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 stunning.
When 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.
Styles of Bouquets
There are so many individual styles of bridal bouquets, it's hard to know where to start!
Set out below are the main types:
Hand Tied Bouquets
The 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.
The Tear-drop Bouquet
This 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 individual taste.
Tear-drop bouquets are generally considered to be very formal.
The Trailing Bouquet
This 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 look.
Arm sheaf bouquets are long stemmed flowers and foliage that the bride carries cradled in her arm.
It is a stunning alternative to more traditional styles of bouquets, the arm sheaf is very chic, and
best suited to modern style weddings.
Some of our Brides have used the following Wedding Venues
and services for Launceston Weddings and surrounding areas
Hair Now at Westbury - Westbury
Jo'z Beauty Therapy -Westbury
Fitzpatrick's Inn -Westbury
Culzean Gardens -Westbury
Quamby Estate -Hagley
Tailrace Centre - Riverside
Riverside Golf Club - Riverside
Leaning Church Vineyard - Lalla
Josef Chromy - Relbia
Strathlynn - Rosevears
Hawley House - Hawley Beach
Villarett - Moltema
The Happy Chef - Longford
Entally - Hadspen
Brickendon - Longford
Woolmers - Longford
Red Feather Inn - Hadspen
Tram sheds Launceston
Peppers George Town
The Cataract Gorge Launceston
Ebony Alyce Photography
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