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Wedding Flower Trends for 2015 and Beyond

It may seem a little "Late" to be talking about 2015 wedding trends and I would agree with you if it weren't for the fact that we still have some last minute Fall and December weddings finalizing with our shop right now. I love these "Late Arrival Brides" because they give me a peek into next years wedding trends. Speaking of last minute weddings, Beautiful Emily shown below was a bride we worked with on her August 20th wedding. First meeting with her Mother (who had no idea what Emily might like to have for her wedding) we had to wait for Emily to finish school to finally dig into her flower wish list. This happened 11 days before her wedding. Yes you heard right, 11 days. 
Although this may have added a few gray hairs to my head being I was not sure what Emily might like, plus I had to cost out and propose quickly not to mention I had missed every single deadline for order Farm Direct Flowers (this could be a blog in itself) but we needless to say, we worked together well and got it done. I even have the Thank You Note to show for it. So back to the title in this blog, what have been the trends and what will they be into 2016.  
Right now I'm noticing designs with a lush, unstructured appeal. Lots of texture and color are in high demand with brides caring very little about the exact flower combination but focusing more on the color contrasts and shapes. Taking Emily's bouquet as an example, she want those sunset corals, peaches, pale and raspberry pinks and with touches of natural moss and sage greens. She even hit me with a parting "hey, you can even add purple in there if you want" and so we did. We have seen a  surge in requests for Gold Accents too. We've also done more Cascade bouquets this year than the last 3 years combined. We're seeing less and less baby's breath (which I personally loved) which we saw as an emerging trend in 2012 and 2013.  Brides still like succulents but less and less are asking for them. 

Now comparing Emily's colorful bouquet from above to the below one created in 2012, you can see how things have changed. Looking back on our Facebook Page is like a going back in a time machine. The trends change so slowly you almost don't notice they are changing! 
Are we still creating white bouquets that are dome shaped and more formal? Yes, of course, as a matter of fact last weekends wedding as all whites and looked very similar to this but I do think that is "looking into the rear view mirror" and not looking ahead. 
Although bridal white never goes out of style, it's fun to see our couples get daring with color and I'm hoping this trend continues. Check back to see how the year finishes out and the New Year begins! Tell us what you think and what you'd do if your wedding was coming up! 

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