Wedding Flower Trends For 2018

Moving away from the rustic chic and vintage styling, flower trends for 2018 are very sophisticated with a rich colour palette and plenty of fun contrasts.

Wild Bouquets

Wild Bouquets
Dan Evans Photography

Opulent and nature-inspired wedding bouquets are made of a variety of flowers and greenery. It is all cleverly combined together into visually pleasing arrangements that have a straight-from-the-garden look. Whether it's a combination of one or two shades or a flamboyant mixture of bold colours and luscious greenery, this is a look to go for if you want to keep up with the trends. 

Seasonal Blooms

Seasonal Blooms
The Evoke Company

And to get this wild, organic look, use a range of natives. Wondering which wedding flowers are going to be popular for the forthcoming season? From beautiful Australian native blooms that are perfect for country celebrations to exotic tropical flowers that are great for a beach destination wedding, opt for slightly unusual florals that are best describing the season and the location you have picked for your wedding.

Luxe Touches

Luxe Touches
The Evoke Company

Style your bridal bouquet with long and luxurious velvet or silk ribbon to really elevate it to that luxe level. This new style of tying a bouquet has replaced the classic wrap-around style and we love it because it is a fun way to bring more colour to the design and achieve that effortless luxe look that is so popular right now.

Wearable Florals

Wearable Florals
The Evoke Company

Floral bridal accessories are a hot trend right now, but unlike last year, they are now subtler and almost jewellery-like. Instead of classic floral crowns, brides are now opting for elegant floral headpieces that are featuring a few carefully selected blooms and greenery elements. The look you want to go for is bohemian luxe which is extremely sophisticated. Additionally, there are also wrist corsages for the female members of your bridal party and delicate boutonniere for the boys. 

Deep Burgundies

Deep Burgundies
Anatomy Of Flowers

Inspired by vineyard weddings and Pantone’s beautiful shade 'Marsala', stylists introduced the new wedding colour: wine! Whether you prefer Cabernet, Merlot or Pinot Noir, you will be pleased to hear that you can incorporate all those delicate and deep shades of wine into your wedding theme.

Greenery

Greenery
Flowers on the Mill

Ever since Pantone announced 'Greenery' ax the colour of the year 2017 it has fast become the “it” colour everyone is talking about. It is a vivid shade of green that goes so well with the natural outdoor setting and epitomises the joyfulness of spring and summer. From bouquets and boutonnieres to table arrangements and ceremony arches, this shade will definitely bring freshness to your venue. 

Bold Floral Arches

Bold Floral Arches
The Evoke Company

Speaking of ceremony arches… they have never been so bold and beautiful! You can really employ your creative skills to make a unique backdrop for your outdoor ceremony and adorn the arbour with plenty of luscious blooms and foliage! It can be a real stand-out piece that will wow your guests. 

Industrial-Style Arrangements

Industrial-Style Arrangements
Red Berry Photography

While the pretty rustic floral arrangements that include burlap, gardener’s twine and glass jars are slowly going out of fashion, there is a new trend to embrace: the rough but romantic industrial chic! A marriage of vintage and modern, this styling craze has taken floral arrangements to the next level and the result are gorgeous centrepieces with opulent, free-flowing blooms housed in contemporary-style containers defined by geometric shapes and metallic shades.

Floral Cake Decorations

Floral Cake Decorations
Lillypad Weddings

And there are, of course, the flowers on your cake! This season, they are really flamboyant and overflowing, coming in all shapes and sizes. From cascading florals to oversized blooms and green garlands, floral decorations will beautifully adorn any wedding cake from rustic semi-naked cakes to a simple cake with buttercream icing!

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