To any person, all the bouquets are likely to appear the same. For them they are

simply an arrangement of flowers which are tied together with a lace or ribbon.

But a wedding bouquet is not just a bunch of flowers which all brides have to

carry during their wedding ceremony. Wedding bouquets are actually a part of a

wedding tradition that symbolizes luck and fertility. Hence holds utmost

importance for brides.

In the Roman times, wedding bouquets were usually made of beautiful and

strong fragrant flowers, pungent herbs and spices. Because there was a belief

that carrying a strong smelled bouquet would ward off the evil spirits, bad luck,

and illness. With advancement of the technology and e-commerce, nowadays,

the internet allows you to order online a bouquet of flowers which you have to

carry during your wedding ceremony.

There are many types of wedding bouquets available in the flower market.

Now it’s up to you to decide which type you want to carry at the end of your

wedding ceremony that complements your wedding gown and ceremony style

and expresses your personality.

For instance, a larger bouquet may be a better fit for a formal vow exchange at

a church (means indoor weddings), and smaller and looser bouquet will match

a casual garden wedding celebration (means outdoor weddings). At

Moysesflowers.co.uk, you will find a quick summation of the different types of

wedding bouquets or bridal bouquets:

Cascading Bouquet

As its name suggests, this type of bridal bouquet resembles a waterfall in which

flowers and greenery literally cascade out of this bold floral arrangements,

spilling elegantly down from the bride’s hand. Cascading wedding bouquet was

originally dubbed ‘shower bouquet’ and over the years have also been called

trail bouquet, as this is rounded at the top and trail downwards into a point.

This type of wedding bouquet is the bold style which is perfect for those brides

who desire to make a dramatic statement with their flowers on their wedding

day. Almost all species of blooms look stunning in this type of bridal bouquet,

so you can choose this most popular bridal bouquet with your own personal

combination of your favorite blooms and foliage.

Posy Bouquet

Posy bouquet is a classic and one of the most popular choices for brides. This

type of bridal bouquet is round in shape and looks small but is enough to be

held in one hand. Usually, the stems of posy bouquet are wrapped with satin

lace or ribbon and it is made in two types, such as loosely arranged flowers and

hand-tied. Traditional posy bouquets are structured with stems either wrapped

in or completely replaced with florist’s wire. This makes the bouquet look more

formal and is easier to hold.

Nosegay Bouquet

Traditionally, the nosegay bouquet was a small round shapes bunch of beautiful

blooms and different types of herbs. This bouquet often contains more foliage

than other type of bouquets. The flowers of this bouquet are tucked into a small

metal or glass cone-shaped holder that can either be worn or used as a vase.

This type of bouquet is perfect for those brides who want more attention

directed to her swoon-worthy wedding gown than their flowers.

Composite Bouquet

A composite bouquet is also known as a glamelia, which appears to be one

very large bloom and sometimes surrounded with more petals of a different

color. This style of wedding bouquet is simple in design, but looks very

graceful and elegant while carrying. This style is ideal for those brides who

want a unique look on their wedding day that is simple yet sophisticated.

Arm Sheaf Bouquet

This wedding bouquet is also known as presentation or pageant bouquets. It is

specially designed to be cradled in a bride’s arm. Usually, this style of wedding

bouquet is designed with long-stemmed flowers and foliage. It is a stunning

alternative to more traditional styles of the bouquet and best suited to modern

style weddings. Pageant bouquets are perfect for brides who want a non-

traditional look and can be either with blooms at one end and the stems at the

other end (single-ended) or with blooms at the both ends and no visible stems

(double-ended).

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