I had the opportunity to tape a wedding trends segment on CTV morning live and had a lovely time with Eleanor Coopsammy. http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/ctv-morning-live/2.1032
A continuing trend from last year and into this year is vintage chic. Its an elegant and soft color look that has a whimsical feel to it because its not perfectly sculpted. This bouquet has Alexandra farms pink/white o’hare as well as vitality garden roses, silver brunia, seeded eucalyptus, lisianthus, stock and dendrobium orchids.
Another trend is the bridal party PARTY. Its a DIY trend where you get together with crafty friends and family to create and maybe save a few dollars. I had a flower crown party at the shop and we had a great time. The crowns can be used for a shower, engagement party or flower girl. (I recommend getting a professional to make if the bride wants to wear one) You can also have a centerpiece party with your group 2-3 days in advance. Collect mix and match jars and vases, buy bulk flowers or fillers and fill each vase with all the same flower/color.
Lastly, more of a reminder than a trend is to make it personal. This bouquet has wheat in it perfect for the prairie bride.
This bouquet honored the bride’s culture and looked lovely with her sari and henna.
This bride added charms to the stem with photos of beloved family members that had passed away.
Fair trade roses are now available in many colors for the socially conscious bride.
And on the same wavelength, these locally grown flowers support the Manitoban farmers.