When it comes to wedding flowers, brides spend most of their time fretting about their own bouquets, and with good reason—they can totally distract or add to your bridal look. But the same is true of bridesmaid bouquets—the right combination will give something extra to your ‘maids’ bridal party style. While they may not steal the stage of the floral show at the wedding, these bouquets should be just as gorgeous as the bridal bouquet that inspired them!
Thankfully, bouquets have come a long way from the matchy-matchy bundle of roses that bridesmaids used to carry down the aisle. While the classic rose—or peony or hydrangeas—haven’t gone out of style, they’re now being mixed with other elements to create unique looks. Think lots of greenery (eucalyptus is hot right now) or unexpected flowers like king protea, wildflowers, or succulents. Even without your classic flowers, these elements are standing on their own for some seriously creative bouquets.
Another way to get creative with bridesmaid bouquets? Skip flowers altogether. That’s right, you don’t need flowers for your bouquet. Banana leaves for a tropical wedding or bushels of evergreen for a winter weddingmake a statement all on their own, thank you very much! We also love how brides are approaching color for their bridal party’s flowers. There’s nothing quite as timeless as a romantic, neutral palette, but there’s also nothing quite as bold and show-stopping as bouquets the color of the rainbow, or deep and moody hues, like burgundy and black tones for an autumn wedding. And we’re totally into contrasting bouquets, in which light and dark blooms are juxtaposed, such as an icy blue and crimson red.
From the delicate and dainty to the lush and large, we’ve rounded up some stunning bridesmaid bouquets for a bit of floral inspo. With these bouquets in hand, you and your bridesmaids will be serious squad goals.