When it comes to choosing your bridal bouquet you will be spoiled for choice with the variety of shapes and styles available. If you don’t know where to start then take a look at our guide of bouquets to flatter your body type and find the style perfect for your shape and your dress style.
Traditionally, rustic style bouquets have a blend of wild flowers, hand tied and cut to different lengths.
Flattering for Boyish Figures
The relaxed and unstructured style of a rustic bouquet makes it the perfect option for boyish figures, softening a boyish frame and adding a feminine feel to your look.
Wear with a Mermaid Style Dress
A stylish and un-done bouquet will look great in contrast with a mermaid style wedding gown, with its definite shape and structured feel.
A popular style, a posy bouquet has a classic round shape and is tied neatly at the stems.
Flattering for Apple Shapes
An un-fussy posy bouquet works perfectly for apple shapes. By holding the bouquet just under the bust-line it will draw the eye away from the stomach area and to the narrowest part of your body.
Wear with an Empire Line Dress
As neat posy bouquet tends to be held just at the bust-line, so an empire line gown will be the perfect flattering finishing touch for this style of bridal bouquet.
A half moon shaped bouquet that is traditionally made up of small and delicate blooms.
Flattering for Petite Figures
Perfect for brides that want a unusual style of bouquet, the crescent shape is ideal for petite brides as there is no trailing detail to swamp a smaller frame.
Wear with a Short Gown
This quirky style of bouquet will go perfectly with an unusual wedding gown. A shorter style wedding dress will be ideal to wear with this non-traditional bouquet.
A nosegay bouquet has a similar style to a posy bouquet but is much smaller in size, it is quite often hand tied with a ribbon.
Flattering for Tall Brides
A nosegay bouquet — with it’s neat shape — is ideal for taller brides. Whereas long stemmed bouquets elongate the figure, a nosegay style draws the eye to one central point.
Wear with a Column Dress
The round style of the nosegay bouquet will work beautifully with a column style dress, the contrast of the neat shape with the long flowing detail of the dress will look great.
Made up of long stemmed flowers, a presentation bouquet lies across the arms as you walk up the aisle.
Flattering for Pear Shapes
As it’s held across the body, this long stemmed bouquet is great for pear shapes as it draws the eye across to your defined waist.
Wear with an A-line Dress
This long stemmed bouquet will work beautifully with an a-line dress, as it will not distract from the full skirt and will instead balance it out perfectly.
A teardrop bouquet has a longer shape and has flowers and greenery trailing down.
Flattering for Hourglass Figures
A tear drop bouquet is an ideal choice is you have a curvy hourglass figure, the trailing style will elongate your body and make the most of your classic shape.
Wear with a Fishtail dress
The traditional teardrop bouquet will look great when worn with a classic fishtail style gown. The curved shape of the gown goes well with the curved shape of the teardrop bouquet, giving a timeless look.