The bridal bouquet is the one of the focal points of the entire wedding day. All eyes will digest the floral choices and colors selected. These two options are not the only to select from. The style of your bouquet also plays a role. The style of your dress plays a good role in the selection process of your wedding bouquet. Some dresses and bouquets serve best for rustic weddings while others work best as a garden style wedding. As for your bridal bouquet you have these options for style:
- The Roundy-Moundy (Biedermeier) Bouquet: This style sounds just like it looks. Very contemporary, this bridal bouquet is a clean crafted beauty that is tight and structured. Some florists use a foam ball to hold the flowers in a circular, outlined pattern while other’s are able to do so freehand. This is a perfect choice for formal ceremonies and brides with clean, modern dresses. Roses, Lisianthus, and hydrangeas often work best for this style of arrangment.
- The Freeflow Bouquet: The most often selected choice of bridal bouquets. Flowers stems from the center similar to the roundy-moundy style, but the flowers are flowing in a non-controlled fashion. The flower choices are endless with this choice as many use looses greenery such as seeded eucalyptus as their choice of floral. This is a great choice if you want your bridesmaids to have a smaller scale version that matches your bridal bouquet. Exotic and loose dresses flow well with this bouquet style.
- The Cascade Bouquet: Also known as the “waterfall” bouquet flowers cascade down from the center in a loose manner. Length serves as the main attraction here. Generally Cymbidium or Dendrobium Orchids are the flowers of choice. Brides generally wear long-flowing dresses, such as ball gowns to compliment. Outdoor settings give the bouquet an organic looks that blends in with its surroundings.
- The Presentation (Arm Sheath) Bouquet: Primarily known as a presentation bouquet the name suggest it to be carried alongside the arms rather than the hands, similar to a football player carrying a football. More budget friendly flowers tend to populate the bouquet such as calla lily’s, iris, and sunflowers. Many find this works will with tall brides.