March 21, 2019

7 Alternatives To The Bouquet Toss: How Brides Are Breaking Tradition

Dara & Jared Wedding - Bouquet - Greenwich Hyatt by Brian Hatton

Dara & Jared Wedding – Bouquet – Greenwich Hyatt by Brian Hatton

 

Have you ever wondered where the tradition of tossing the bouquet actually originated? The reason is not as lovely as one might think. It started hundreds of years ago when touching the bride was believed to bring good luck. Can you imagine how uncomfortable and invasive that must have felt?! Unruly guests would go to such lengths as to rip off pieces of her dress! As a distractive way to appease the crowd, the bride would toss her bouquet and then make a quick getaway. Over time, the distraction evolved into a gesture in which the bride passes good luck to one single lady.
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October 10, 2017

Our Favorite Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week New York Fall 2018

Right after flowers, the favorite topic of conversation in the Bride & Blossom showroom is wedding dresses. Bridal Fall 2018 New York Fashion Week just wrapped up. Designers showcased an array of swoon-worthy designs with some so stunning they left us gasping for breath!

When we work with our brides on choosing a bouquet, so much is dependent on what they will be wearing down the aisle. The color scheme, type of flower and style arrangement should compliment the gown in some way. Always looking ahead, we thought it would be fun to have everyone at Bride & Blossom handpick their favorite bridal looks for the upcoming season.
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March 28, 2016

We Love: “Mr. & Mrs.” Details

People say “it’s all in the details,” and that saying is never truer than on your wedding day. While there are, of course, endless details in which one might become caught up, this week, we’re loving anything that proclaims you’re now the “Mrs.” to his “Mr.”

This is one of the easiest wedding trends to take advantage of, because there are so many ways to implement it! Whether you’re looking for a traditional chair accent, like this one below from a Bride & Blossom wedding at Maritime Parc, something quirky and cute from Amazon, or a clever way to proclaim that there will be two brides at your wedding, our gallery below offers a ton of ideas to spark your own creative interpretation.
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March 7, 2016

We Love: CatBird Wedding

Flowers and engagement rings are a pairing as old as weddings themselves, and as NYC’s only luxury florist dedicated exclusively to weddings, the Bride and Blossom team has a particular affinity for unique bling. Brooklyn-based jeweler CatBird now has an exclusive line of engagement and wedding-day jewelry (and even a Wedding Annex you can visit!), and we can’t get enough of their classic-yet-edgy vibe. Here are some of our favorites!

 

Whether you’re picking out a ring with your fianceé, dropping hints to your longtime beau, searching for the perfect bridesmaid gift, or looking for “something blue” to wear down the aisle, CatBird Wedding has you covered.

Categories: Blog, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Wedding Fashion

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