If there's one thing we love the most about spring and summer - it's brunch season. Don't get us wrong, we love to brunch all year long, but there's something about the bright blue skies, shining sun and freshly-thawed lakes that have us thinking mimosas!
Bouquets in Full Bloom: Spring and Summer Floral Trends
Set against the blossoming backdrop of the spring and summer months, look no further for the trendiest floral inspiration that will be sure to make for a breathtaking bouquet this wedding season. With numerous opportunities to incorporate floral elements into your bouquet, flowers are a great place to explore creativity with bold color palettes and unique arrangements. Summer's abundance of natural florals gives every bride endless possibilities to utilize bold floral combinations that are sure to add a dynamic pop to any bouquet. Taking advice from the industry’s experts we’ve compiled floral inspiration that is guaranteed to wow this season and make any bouquet a showstopper. From eye-catching hues to energetic textures, there is sure to be something for every bride in this season’s floral trends.
This season really is all about textured elements in bouquets. Playing around with texture is a great way to add a modern twist on a classic color palette or arrangement, and dried grasses and floral elements are all over the wedding industry right now. Owner of the Milwaukee Flower Co., Sally Vander Wyst, is seeing texture all over bouquets, and this stunning creation featuring garden roses, black eyed Susan, amaranthus, sarracenia and ninebark is the epitome of elegance. “This bouquet features all American-grown blooms and some even from our farm! My favorite thing about this bouquet is that it is textural while still being classic and romantic,” Wyst said.
Utilizing different textured florals in your bouquet is also a great way to explore working with different hues of one shade and color combinations. This dramatic creation from Milwaukee Flower Co. is all about unique grasses and dried elements, featuring chocolate orchids, roses, fritillaria and pheasant feathers all coming together to create a truly one-of-a-kind bouquet. Texture is a great tool for the adventurous bride, giving an opportunity to really get creative with endless possibilities and arrangements. If you're looking to think outside of the box with your bouquet, adding in different textural pieces is a great starting point.
BIG AND BRIGHT IS HERE TO STAY
Whether you're exploring texture or sticking to a more traditional look, extravagance is the name of the game this summer. Across the board, we are seeing brides go big with décor, florals and details, and this trend is here to stay. Playing around with your favorite bold hues and big arrangements is a great way to bring your personality to your walk down the aisle. This bouquet brings together bright bougainvillea, roses and olive foliage alongisde homegrown florals by the Milwaukee Flower Co. for a garden-inspired beauty.
CLASSIC ELEGANCE IS IN
This season is all about chic and extravagant floral creations. Utilizing a classic color palette that brings in neutral tones and plays with shades of white is an effortless way to add sophistication into any bouquet, and leaves plenty of room to explore eye-catching accents or modern twists on classic romance. The gorgeous arrangement below from Milwaukee Flower Co. gives any walk down the aisle the aura of clean elegance. With pops of blue complimenting white roses and delicate greenery framing the entire bouquet, this is a perfect example of embracing timeless elegance.
Encapsulating a contemporary twist on tradition, this bouquet from the Milwaukee Flower Co. pairs lush, deep greens with dainty neutral roses and florals. A few different types of greenery all explore the same hue of green but provide interesting textural aspects to the arrangement, and fit cleanly into this trend of classic elegance.