Flowers will always hold a special place in our hearts. Brides have been clutching a bunch of pretty posies since time immemorial, and for a lot of couples no wedding is complete without some beaut blooms. We can completely understand why: flowers look and smell divine and can elevate the look of any wedding (just ask your photographer). That being said, do you ever wish that they were just a bit more, well, permanent?
If you’re after something a little more enduring, or if you’re just not that fussed about flowers, then Brooch Bouquet UK has answered your prayers. Established by Ashley Forsyth, who was inspired after seeing the concept of brooch bouquets take off in the U.S. and Asia, it looks to create bespoke pieces for vintage-loving brides.
Though the business only came onto the scene earlier this year, it’s already making a splash amongst those interested in alternative wedding ideas. The bouquets are available in three different shapes (heart, posy and teardrop), and each is fully customisable and handcrafted from pearls, faux diamonds, netting, lace, florals, jewels, ribbon and more – in other words, you’re guaranteed a 100% unique work of art. Plus, it will certainly make an interesting talking point on the day.
Though you can opt to fashion your own bespoke design with Ashley, if you’re already closing in on the big day then you can always pick one of its ready-to-ship bouquets from the online catalogue.
You might think that such a beautiful piece of workmanship would have a hefty price tag attached, but that couldn’t be further from the truth: with costs starting from just £140, it’s a small price to pay for a memento that will last a lifetime.
In the wedding world of 2019, it’s all about standing out from the crowd: take a step in the right direction by completing your aisle walk with one of these lovelies. Just maybe put it aside when it comes time to toss the bouquet…