From cotton candy blooms in Burgundy to olive branches in Santorini to roses in the softest buttery hues, 2018 was a year filled with absolutely spectacular floral finery. Flowers are always one of my favorite design elements of a wedding – the sense of romance they add simply can’t be matched, and their fragrances are intoxicating. Planning a wedding? To celebrate, I have pulled together my list of the best wedding bouquets of 2018 (and my favorite wedding dresses, too). Scroll down for all of the beauty!
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A crowd-favorite on Instagram, this stunning blush bouquet designed by Jaune Pivione for our modern Marie Antoinette editorial at Chateau de Varennes was my absolute favorite wedding bouquet of 2018. The past few years, bouquets have been so greenery heavy that this bloom-filled beauty, as seen on Wedding Sparrow, felt like a cotton-candy dream.
Another romantic pastel bouquet for the most statuesque bride at the Musee Rodin in Paris, this floral arrangement designed by Wild Blossom featured delicate garden roses in a soft color palette with shades of blush pink, peaches, and pale yellows – perfect for this mid-summer soiree.
Coming soon to Style Me Pretty, Benedetta’s luscious autumn bouquet from the amazing Isibeal Studio had a painterly quality that perfectly complimented the unbelievably stunning frescos Villa di Geggiano (see more in ‘Renaissance bride’).
For this winter editorial, coming soon to Wedding Sparrow, florist Autumn Keller of Isibeal Studio created a bloom-filled arrangement inspired by a snowy morning in the woods that emphasized the warmth and fragility of the season.
Flora & Spice created this dreamy bouquet inspired by the elegant yellows of the exteriors and stunning gardens of the Palace of Versailles for Devon & Ryan’s French-inspired elopement at HammerSky Vineyards, as seen in Flutter Magazine.
This saturated beauty was designed by the ever-talented Autumn Keller of Isibeal Studio. In a time where neutrals reign, it was such a breath of fresh air to photograph this floral beauty. More to come soon!
Coming soon to Martha Stewart Weddings, Nicole’s olive branch bouquet designed by Betty Flowers was the absolute perfect choice for her pre-wedding session in Santorini. For her Greek elopement, she chose an even more beautiful bouquet which I am so eager to share – stay tuned for the publication date!
For a glorious southern soiree at Boone Hall Plantation, South Carolina based Charleston Flower Market created the most stunning wedding bouquet for our bride, Jenna. From the pale color palette to the climbing branches which felt both sculptural yet delicate, this garden-inspired beauty was an absolute favorite of mine.
Coming soon to Magnolia Rouge, English rose Charlotte’s autumnal wedding bouquet designed by Bloom Fleuriste featured a look that can only be described as classic English elegance. The refined color palette was the perfect design for this fall soiree in the English countryside, (see more in ‘Charlotte & Jamie’).
Nestled deep in the rolling hills of Provence, Mas de l’Oliviere was the backdrop to the most beautiful French soiree featured on Grey Likes Weddings. On the morning of her wedding, our bride, Amanda, headed out on foot to forage for the flora and fauna that would adorn their table and her bouquet.
Inspired by Southern Gothic romance novels, Charleston florist Flower Shop CHS designed this lush and vibrant autumn bouquet for our bride, Emily, who was to be wed at South Carolina’s Legare Waring House.
Best wedding bouquets of 2018 photos by Molly Carr Photography