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Written by Leanne Smith Last updated: January 6, 2016
Wedding bouquets are a traditional bridal accessory dating back hundreds of years. Brides take a lot of effort to create a bouquet that’s unique and personal, so, with 2015 behind us, be inspired by what we think might be the biggest spring 2016 bouquet trends.
Over the last few years we’ve seen more and more brides including a little keepsake on their bouquet. A small locket with a photo, for example, or some other meaningful little trinket.
Brides who opt for flower alternatives have been on the rise for the past few years—consider a glamorous brooch bouquet, a quirky button bouquet, or a paper bouquet made from copies of love letters you and your partner have shared!
Modern bouquets are traditionally rather round or oval of shape, and the beautiful draping waterfall or cascade bouquets are also pretty popular. However, creativity also thrives among modern brides, and you may wish to create something more unique.
Bouquets with a variety of voluminous blooms and leafy accents are growing more popular. Reminiscent of big-budget celebrity weddings, big-bloomed bouquets are coveted among brides who really want to make a statement.
A growing favourite, natural-looking bouquets are perfect for any bride and have been a signature in recent years of vintage- or outdoor-themed weddings. They tend to be less structured than the more traditional bouquet, and that results in a lovely, organic feel.
Flower colours play a huge role in customising your bouquet, and in 2016 we think we’ll be seeing more bouquets made up of flowers in different shades of one colour.
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