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Flowers Trends 2017
Fashion, music, and tech trends are well known. Think Dolce & Gabana, Taylor Swift, and Pokemon Go! A lesser known trend is everything floral. Flowers in 2016 are not the same as the cookie cutter variety ordered through FTD in days past. And grocery store roses wrapped in cellophane are gone for good. Today, flowers mean bright and beautiful shades of unusual colors and unique petals, mixed with filler that is beautiful enough to stand alone. For those of us at Riverside Flower Club, flowers are truly an art form. Thankfully, we are not alone.
Consider these Flower trends for 2016
- Wearable floral accessories. This designer makes beautiful necklaces and bracelet pieces using succulents, adding a touch of natural beauty and whimsy to nearly any outfit.
- This website details thoughts on flower trends into 2017, and showcases the color palette shift in flowers over the past few years as well as some noteworthy trends shaping the industry.
- Floral patterns show up in unexpected ways – for example there’s a demand for floral print suits this fall.
- The “industrial chic” look continues – with metallic accents combined with single-color flowers such as Calla Lilies, Ranunculus, Roses in virtually every variety, and Tulips.
- Softly textured flowers move from garden landscapes to cut arrangements.
Locally Grown Flowers
Following the “local grown and authentic” appeal of restaurants, brew houses, and markets, flower shops such as Riverside Flower Club are also promoting locally grown flowers. Seasonal flowers provide a more foraged and “wild” look, which is ideal for everything from wedding corsages, centerpieces and get well bouquets.
Locally sourced flowers are also more sustainable and environmentally friendly. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, up to 80 percent of cut flowers in the U.S. are provided by overseas companies. This is a concern, because money spent overseas to procure cheap bouquets fails to improve local the local economy.
Wedding Flower Trends
Dress and tuxedo styles, venues, and even cocktail hours are all impacted trends. Flowers for bouquets, flower girl baskets, and centerpieces are no exception. Consider these 2016 wedding flower trends that are shaping choices made by brides and grooms across the country:
- Mixed centerpieces. Have you considered using mixed arrangements for wedding centerpieces, to provide some unexpected variety and an opportunity to showcase unusual colors and patterns?
- Branches and foliage continue add a natural, rustic appearance to bouquets and arrangements.
- Asymmetrical arrangements fit into the “rustic chic” wedding trend, with creative vessels like crates and boxes subbing for traditional cut glass.
- Centerpieces are enhanced by the addition of items like coffee beans and fragrant herbs such as mint or basil.
At Riverside Flower Club, we use high-quality blossoms and blend tradition with trends to make sure every arrangement we make and every event we decorate is one of a kind. Since 2008, the Riverside Flower Club has offered a stunning selection of bouquets to residents of Riverside and the surrounding area. Flowers are available for any imaginable occasion such as “get well,” birthdays, anniversaries, sympathy, new baby celebrations, weddings. Custom bouquets can be expertly arranged and delivered quickly. For more information, visit www.riversideflowerclub.com, email email@example.com or call (951) 784-0960.