f eathers en bloom sparked a generation of flowerless bouquets, including wires, weeds, pinwheels, balloons and paper carnations. Of course, actual flowers have stepped up their game as to not be eclipsed. Sometimes they work in tandem with the artificial accoutrements; sometimes they are just so beautiful. A top ten list barely grazes the great field of posy-bilities, but it’s a start.
o n October 24th, The Clever Bride kicked off its debut bridal show, “La Vie En Pink,” at Montreal’s exquisite Plaza Volare. Thanks to the fantabulous efforts of featured trend-setting vendors and Clever Bride team, the event was a huge success - sights are already set on making “La Vie En Pink 2011,” bigger, better, and oh-so more pink! Now break out the bubbly and sample some of the positively tantalizing eye-candy, courtesy of Studio 55 Photography.
w edding design has given many a city bride newfound appreciation for all that nature has to offer in terms of décor. So if you’d like the composition’s focus to be of the garden variety, but are green to the flower-child game, here is your guide to a bushel of popular wedding flowers’ good days. You’ll get to know your dearest blossoms’ cycles, and learn which budding beauties will be ripe for the picking when. Of course, with developments in grower technology and tropical paradise imports, summer flowers have crossed over into winter’s market and so on. But because you’re attempting to garden an entire h
e arth’s blossoms are no-buts-about-it bountiful, beautiful, and from stamen-to-pistil fashionable, a carry-them-or-bust must kind-of-essential, right? Speaking in socio-positive, biggie-picture driven terminology- a floral bouquet might not be the epitome of beauty in every eye of the bridled beholder. Carry a torch for something a little on the audaciously alt-side? Fear not mean-girl marginalization – whatever you put your stamp on, is sure to make a sidekick fit to rival any Doctor Watson or Sancho Panza - bouquet-tiquette says playfully accessorized objects of tote ‘n’ cart affection are in, i
t hink of your wedding centerpieces as little diplomats of panache - a reflection of the personal style you’ve honed over the years. The centerpiece can be a throwback to a ceremonial theme or simply a paradigm of atmospheric delight. Options are limitless, and designs, as well as price ranges, can be flexible. Consider the following few tidbits as inspiration for the creation of your ideal, eye-candy cascade. a few choice words Decorating your table-dom doesn’
t he wedding bouquet speaks volumes of your personality and style; the same sort of symposium you’d expect from your dress and pumps and ‘do. Flowers add a feminine touch without necessarily crossing over into girly, because delicate as they appear, they connote an earthy, sensual romance. Their aromas and good looks are going to top off the mood of your day, which is why choosing a florist to mesh with you and your vision is of the definitely important persuasion.