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20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving Bride

Today’s post couldn’t be any prettier or more perfect for this lovely sunny Spring day! As we continue our look at all things 1950s, today it’s time to swoon over some truly beautiful bouquets. And its fair to say the sweet charm, elegance and glamour the era is renowned for, was just as evident in the wedding bouquets as it was in the fashion of the time – we’re talking dainty, neat and oh so chic! Here are 20 bridal bouquets, by some of the very best florists in the industry, that would be just perfect for the 1950s loving bride…..

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving Bride

Round Handtieds & Nosegays

There is something about round handtied bouquets (or nosegays) formal shape and neat structure that always evokes the 1950s to me, especially when created with traditional blooms such as roses. Sprinkled with some modern choices likes peonies, succulents and foliage they take on a more contemporary air, but the hint of mid-century remains. Small but perfectly formed, it is the perfect shape for any bride contemplating a tea-length wedding dress…..

Rose Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideIn Full Bloom photography by Stewart Leishman via Chic Vintage Brides

Succulent Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideThe Dutch Touch photography by Nicole Sarah via Chic Vintage Brides

Purple Rose Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideAll For Love photography by WOOKIE

Pretty Pastel Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideBelli Fiori photography by Elizabeth Ngundue Photography via Chic Vintage Brides

Blue & Yellow Spring Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BridePollard’s Florist photography by Lindsay Fauver Photography via Artfully Wed

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideSarah Schaafsma photography by Josh Gruetzmacher via Ruffled

chrysanthemum Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideHaley Guildford via Chic Vintage Brides

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideFairbanks Florist photography by Amalie Orrange Photography via Southern Weddings

 

Organic But Elegant

Whilst not as opulent as in past decades, brides int he fifties did carry a smaller version of the cascading shower bouquet. And they are the perfect choice if you are planning a more formal wedding or will be waltzing down the aisle in a longer ballgown style wedding dress. For understated elegance choose a monochrome palette (white always looks beautiful!) or for contemporary look with a touch of whimsy choose a mixture of country style blooms…..

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideFirenza Floral Design photography by Ann-Kathrin Koch via Rock My Wedding

All White Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BridePhotography by Hannah Duffy via LMD

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideCalie Rose photography by Brooke Schultz Photography via SMP

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideLa Fleuriste photography by Lori Paladino via Southern Weddings

Autumn Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideCloth of Gold photography by Cassidy Carson via Southern Weddings

White Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideFlowers On Broad Street photography by Nancy Ray Photography via SMP

Deep Red Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideCedarwood Weddings photography by Jenna Henderson via SMP

Dusky Blue & Blush Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideSweet Woodruff photography by Tia Kristina Photography via Wedding Obsession

White Rose Bridal Bouquet - 20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideGertie Mae’s Floral Studio photography by Amy Arrington Photography via SMP

 

Alternative & Quirky Bouquets

Or, have a little fun and choose a quirky alternative bouquet…..

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideElusive Photo Design via Capitol Romance

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideKalura Photography via LMD

20 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for the 1950s Loving BrideKim Miller Photographs via Green Wedding Shoes

Aren’t they all just lovely? Floral or not, you won’t want to let go of these gorgeous bridal bouquets!

If you’re a lover of the fabulous 50s be sure to take a peek at  this Woodland delight had a high tea reception and this sweet intimate celebration. And for even more ideas, pop across and take a look at this charming 1950s inspired shoot in lavender! Oh and if you’ve missed any of the last few weeks 1950s themed Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons here’s where you can catch up – the most perfect bridal hair accessories, delightful wedding cakes and fabulous bridesmaid dresses.

Have a fabulous weekend!

Amy

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