In ancient times, a bride held a bouquet of flowers and herbs on her wedding day to ward off evil spirits. Today a bridal bouquet is filled with decorative flowers that are much more of a fashion statement than a superstition. Wedding bouquets have gone through many different styles and trends, and 2016 introduced so many gorgeous, new arrangements! So as this year comes to a close, check out 15 bridal bouquets we can’t get enough of.
Light pink, green, purple and white flowers mix together perfectly for an elegant spring bouquet.
2. Jewel Toned
For the brides looking for a bit more color, this jewel-toned bridal bouquet filled with a wide variety of flowers is just what you need! Mix ruby flowers with fuchsia and coral ones to mimic this look.
Natural bouquets filled with lots of greens and plant elements have become incredibly popular. This one is filled with white blooms, greenery, a lotus pod and bits of hay.
Succulents might very well be named the plant of 2016. They have been everywhere! So it’s no surprise that this plant also made an appearance in many a bridal bouquet. There is just something so simple and beautiful about this succulent bouquet with white and tiny purple flowers.
Tropical Chic is a party trend we all love right now. So if you’re having a beachy wedding, a tropical-inspired bridal bouquet is a must! For this type of bouquet we say the brighter the better! These bright pinks and oranges really fit the mood.
6. Fall Chic
When it comes to fall weddings, burgundy is king. And this fall bridal bouquet filled with different shades of burgundy and green could not look more chic!
7. Classic Pink Rose
Call us traditional, but there is something so sweet and romantic about a classic pink rose bouquet. You just can’t go wrong with a bouquet like that in your hands.
Sunflowers exude warmth and happiness. So who wouldn’t want to be carrying a bouquet of happy-inducing flowers on their wedding day? Mix them with a few other flowers or have them stand alone. Either one will create the same effect!
But sunflowers aren’t the only way to spread happiness through flowers! Bright and colorful bouquets can create a similar effect.
Another sweet and simple bouquet we love is this light lilac floral arrangement. Mixed with white flowers and green accents, this is a beautiful spring bouquet.
Cream and peachy tones come together to create this classic bridal bouquet look. No twists or trends, just simple elegance.
12. Faux Floral
Although flowers and bouquets have traditionally been synonymous, brides are swapping out flowers for other fabrics and textures. Introducing: faux floral bouquets. These bouquets are made to look like flowers but are really made from paper, plastics and other crafty materials.
13. Feathers & Pearls
Other non-flower bouquets include feathers, pearls, jewels, and more. This feather and pearl bouquet is perfect for an elegant, vintage affair.
Another unique spin on a bridal bouquet is to have it made of brooches! Guests won’t be able to stop staring at the mixture of colors and sparkles in the bride’s hands. DIY-ers can even make this themselves!
15. Florals & Jewels
And then of course there is always the option to meet somewhere in the middle. Sprinkle jewels and rhinestones in your floral arrangement for a hybrid bouquet!
Which bouquet is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!