3 Tips for Selecting the Perfect Wedding Bouquet

One of the most fun  parts of planning a wedding is bouquet selection. The bridal bouquet is a good way of expressing the bride’s personality, taste and aesthetic. Before you select your wedding bouquet make sure you check out our kick ass tips:

1.  What are the popular types?

Nosegay: it is small round cluster of flowers, wrapped tight with ribbon. Perfect for photo shoots, casual weddings and small brides or bridesmaid.

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Hand-tied: is a bouquet wrapped loosely and leaving the stem outside. Perfect for outdoor weddings and wildflower lovers.

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Composite: made of individual petals but looks like one giant flower. Perfect for rose or orchids lovers.

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Posy: a small round bouquet, can be cut into one uniform length or unstructured. Perfect for bridesmaids and flower girls.

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Round: A very traditional  yet timeless bouquet, classic and perfect of any type of wedding!

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2. How to select bouquet based on your body shape?

-If you are tall and slim, cascade is a good choice.

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-If you are apple shaped, a stunning round bouquet is perfect to drawing people’s attention on your bouquet not on your waist.

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-If you are pear shaped, pageant is the best to “reshape” your body line.

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3. Be Unique

Unique Shape: it is a calabash shape of bouquet for a Chinese bride. Calabash means “good luck” in Chinese traditional culture.

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Special Meaning: Add special meaning by incorporating pictures of loved ones that are no longer with you or a brooch or pieces of jewellery that have been passed down to you. 

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Edible: a bouquet made of fondant, it is enough to catch people’s eyes. And no waste if you eat it!

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Tip: How to Hold It?

  • Don’t let it cover you face and the gorgeous details on the neckline of your wedding dress.
  • Don’t hold it in a way that makes you very uncomfortable.
  • Hold your bouquet just below your waist, around belly button height. This give you a much longer appearance!

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