7 Wedding Bouquet Alternatives for the Bride or Bridesmaids

Kunbi O / Wednesday August 14, 2013
via The Ritzy Rose. See our post on Brooch bouquets here

Flowers are so overrated right? haha I kid, but for brides looking for alternatives to the traditional bouquet- look no further. We have compiled some of our favorite non-floral ideas for your inspiration. Some of these options could double as bridesmaids gifts so why not kill two birds with one stone?

*check out our post on pretty perfect brooch heirloom bouquets – another hot option for brides 

1. Candles/Lanterns
Sincerely, Liz Photography
Binaryflips Photography
ABritton Photography
2. Fans
Mel Barlow Photography
Pink Lotus Photography
3. Purses
BellowBlue Photography via Aisle Perfect
Beth Berry Photography
4. Muffs
via RSVP Weddings
5. Parasols 
Wani Olatunde Photography via Aisle Perfect
via The Adventures of Pearl and Bryce
Leila Brewster Photography via OneWed
6. Feathers
Tracy Autem Photography
La Plum Ethere feather bouquet | Image credit: Retrospect Images
7. Herbs and Plants (e.g. lavender, pine cones, etc.)
Wheat/Rye bouquet via Brian Kelm
Dried lavender bouquet via Style Me Pretty | Image by White Linen Photographers
Pine cone bouquets. Florist: Honey of a Thousand Flowers | Image: Kate Osborne| via Rustic Wedding Chic
Happy Wednesday!