Your weekly source of floral inspiration, sage advice, industry news and encouragement. Written with floral designers and boutique farmer florists in mind.

Archives

Latest Podcast

Which Bouquet?

Feb 25, 2011

The Dress…

wedding dress bhldn anthropologie

…the Pleated Fantasy Gown from BHLDN by Anthropologie…

"Imagine appearing at the top of the aisle in countless bias-cut pleats. Dancing for hours in a near-weightless cloud of cotton-silk. Dashing out the door, with just a bit of train trailing behind you.”

The Bouquets…

Bouquet #1

20100326186 floral verdeimage via Floral Verde

Bouquet #2

IMG_6588 art with natureimage via Art With Nature

Bouquet #3

F_ON_08_Robbie_Honey_1 wedding magazine UKimage via Robbie Honey

Which would you choose?

Hope you have a great weekend!

P.S. Last week most of you chose this bouquet from Jessica’s Country Flowers

bouquet 

for this dress…

dress

FILED IN:

SHARE ON:

  1. Never A Plain Jane

    February 25th, 2011 at 8:36 am

    So hard! You know I WANT to choose the callas because they are callas and I love monobotanical bouquets, but they somehow feel to heavy for a “weightless cloud of silk (although that aubergine looks great with gray). I think I pick No. 1. No, the callas. No, wait, bouquet 1. Ack! I can’t choose!

  2. Great flower lady

    February 25th, 2011 at 8:56 am

    I love #1 not only it looks great with that dress, But the designer and I are GREAT friends ~

  3. Tracy Huntley

    February 25th, 2011 at 9:43 am

    Definitely Bouquet #1- the burgundy foliage provides a lovely contrast and floats around the flowers, much like the pleats seem to float around the dress.

  4. Erratt Family

    February 25th, 2011 at 10:13 am

    Alright, two votes for bouquet #1in my office this morning. (I got in trouble for not inviting the two girls in my corner to play the last couple of weeks.) I am going to go against the grain however, and choose bouquet #3. I just love the deep color with the shade of the gown. But then again, bouquet #1 is fabulous, but I am going to stick with my first instinct.

  5. Kate (Floret Cadet)

    February 25th, 2011 at 10:40 am

    Let me start by saying that bouquet #1 is far and away my favorite of those bouquets. I LOVE pussy willow, love all the organic texture, just love everything about it. I also don’t particularly love calla lilies, I think they’re too sophisticated and stately for me! However, I think bouquet #1 is actually too much texture for that dress and love the striking simplicity of the calla bouquet, as well as the color contrast, for that particular dress! I ran into the same issue with my dress – all of my favorite flowers like astilbe, sweet peas- really ruffly, intricate flowers – were just too much texture and detail for the dress, which has a lot going on already. I am choosing to stick to a single flower type, which totally goes against my nature…you only get one bridal bouquet – I want all of my favorite flowers represented! (this is why I need to become a floral designer – because then you don’t have that feeling that you “only get one” bouquet in life ; )

  6. Jenny N

    February 25th, 2011 at 11:27 am

    Numero Uno – so beautiful!

  7. Liz

    February 25th, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    I’m torn between #1 & #3!! I love the color and style of #3, and of course the callas 🙂

    But I’m gonna have to go with #1 – I love the agonis, and the grey of the pussy willow is just splendid 🙂

    btw, I am in LOVE with this dress from BHLDN!!!!! My absolute favorite!!

  8. Janet

    March 1st, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    It’s between number one and number two for me. I just wonder if number one is too busy for the dress… 😉

Comments:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share your Thoughts:

Thank you for subscribing!

Subscribe and stay connected.