Wedding bouquets are the ultimate expression of femininity for the bride. The perfect opportunity to express her own unique style through passionate vibrant colours and an array of floral scents and smells.

Today, we are pleased to highlight the cascading bouquet, a gorgeous floral trend, for wedding flowers with impact among brides this year!.

The cascading bouquets were originally referred to as shower bouquets. Also known as a teardrop bouquet or trail bouquet. These replaced the fashion of posies around the time of 1910. This style became exaggerated by 1920, with much larger bouquets, so large they almost concealed the bride. They reached their peak from 1920 – 1930’s until WWII.

The Cascading bouquet, which is the most formal and most traditional of bouquets, is designed to spill gracefully over the bride’s hands as it flows downward for a sophisticated and stylized look, almost any flower can be used in this style.

The bouquet is roundish at the top but pointy at the bottom. The traditional shower bouquet is known as the large multi-trail bouquet, subsequently renamed the princess in honour of the late Princess Diana and her impressive bridal bouquet. The modern smaller version is called the teardrop bouquet or trail bouquet.

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As the name suggests, there is nothing subtle about the new wedding bouquet trend: the cascading bouquet. If you’re passionate about flowers and looking for something a little bit to make a statement then cascading, overflowing, or waterfall-style bridal bouquets may be the perfect style for you.

To get you inspired and to show off this floraltastic trend we’ve gathered 17 of our favourite cascading bouquets. From soft and simple to full and fabulous, the question is which is your favourite?

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Photo by Emmanuel Oyeleke
Photo by Lemony Touch
Photo by AO Studios
Photo by Seyi Turbo Studios
Photo by Eeswat Makeovers
Photo by Lypix Photography
Photo by Image Faculty
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Photo by 806 Photography
Photo by Dave Ogbeni Studios
Photo by JOP Studios
Photo by Adelovely Photography
Photo by Adelovely Photography
Photo by STM Magical Creations
Photo by Klala Photography
Photo by Klala Photography
Photo by Klala Photography
Photo by SC George
Photo by Lypix Photography

Whether dramatic or low key an important factor to note is that your cascading bouquet can be quite intricate and heavy so they must be put together by a professional florist.

Be inspired!

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