Popular wedding bouquet designs

The bride’s bouquet is one of the most important arrangements for any wedding. The bride should always stand out and her bouquet should be beautiful and unique compared to the rest of the flower displays. Here are some popular designs to consider.


This is a popular traditional option. They are round in shape and they consist of a tight bunch of flowers. They are all cut to the same length and packed tightly. These stems are then tied by an accenting wire or fabric. There is usually one focal flower in the middle and it defines the bouquet. This design is elegant and romantic.


As the name suggests, the flowers and foliage in this bouquet flow like a waterfall towards the floor. The flowers and foliage flow down to a tapered tip and it will look like an upside-down teardrop. They are suitable for high-end weddings as well as garden weddings.


Posies are a popular and classic choice. They are particularly suited for petite brides along with their bridesmaids and flower girls. They are smaller bouquets and round in shape. The stems are bound together with a ribbon and they are easy to hold in a single hand. Popular blooms for posies include roses, ranunculus, peonies and gerbera daisies.

Single stem

If you want a bouquet that has that sense of understated beauty, then a single stem bouquet is for you. It’s best to use larger blooms like a garden rose, king protea, peony or hydrangea stem. Chic and simple, these styles ensure that the bride has a floral accessory without allowing the blooms to steal too much attention.


These are usually chosen for children to carry. If you are looking for a pretty bouquet for your flower girl, then a pomander is the answer. They are easy to hold because they are secured to a ribbon loop which acts as a handle. It can even be worn on the wrist so you don’t need to worry about young flower girls dropping their bouquet. Apart from the flowers, you can also add gems and other accessories for some sparkle.

If you are not sure which style is best for you, ask your florist. Make sure that they know what your dress looks like because it will help them come up with the best design to complement your dress. A slim fitting dress is best paired with a modest bouquet like a posey or single stem design. A cascading design will look great when the bride wears a larger dress with plenty of fabric.