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Blush Designs120 W. 28th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 3J; 917-621-5307; blushdesignsny.com
Run by Jeeyun Lee, Blush Designs specializes in modern, monochromatic arrangements, using various shades of a particular color to create both texture and depth; the floral shop also offers chuppah design and full planning services. Bouquets and centerpieces from $150.
Bowman Dahl120 W. 28th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 3C; 212-647-7432; bowmandahl.com
With esteemed clients like the New York Botanical Garden and the Guggenheim Museum, co-owners Brian Bowman and Dan Dahl know how to create classic arrangements with surprising twists. A spring wedding reception might include black-parrot tulips, sweet peas, masses of lush branches, and seasonal fruits like quince, crabapples, and cherries. Bouquets from $250.
Carolyn Gregg Flower Design917-576-0166; carolyngreggflowers.com
Gregg counts interior decorators and publishing types among her clients. The Treillage alum pairs seasonal cuttings (no orchids with sunflowers here) and adds elegant touches. Bouquets and centerpieces from $150.celebrateflowers.com
Jorge Cazzorla, who studied architecture and graphic design, not only listens closely to the desires of the couple, but also uses his understanding of space and color to help them design flowers and props, such as chuppahs or arches, that will accentuate the venue. He also offers floral-design workshops at his studio. Bouquets from $150; centerpieces from $250.chestnutsnyc.com
This floral shop pairs delicate femininity with clean, modern lines—arrangements often feature soft textures clustered in tight groupings. The offerings here are favorites among fashion-industry insiders, uptown socialites, and A-listers. Bouquets from $200; centerpieces from $250.
City Blossoms62 Trinity Pl., nr. Rector St. 312 E. 46th St., nr. Second Ave; 212-269-8190; cityblossoms.com
This mother-daughter floral design team brings a European beauty to their bouquet designs, incorporating imported flowers. They have showcased work at the Waldorf=Astoria and Tribeca Rooftop. Bouquets from $150. (good value)
City Iris37 W. 26th St., nr. Broadway, Ste. 200; 646-684-4051; cityiris.net
Patrick Martinez has been designing floral arrangements for fifteen years and previously worked for Banchet Flowers and Shiraz Events. His broad spectrum of styles allows him to bring a client’s vision into full bloom. Bouquets start at $125; centerpieces from $150. Appointments preferred. (good value)
Côte Fleurie Studio220 E. 57th St., nr. Third Ave. 212-688-2227; cotefleuriestudio.com
This studio’s lush, romantic arrangements incorporate local blooms like oversize garden roses, old-fashioned wildflowers, pie-plate dahlias, and fresh fruit. Celebrity clients include Hillary Clinton and Queen Noor of Jordan. Bouquets from $200; centerpieces from $250.
Dana Worlock Design917-733-3383; danaworlockdesign.com
Specializing in smaller, intimate weddings, Worlock’s sophisticated designs often contain unusual combinations of flora, including sculpted cherry blossoms or seasonal succulents. Bouquets from $175.dejuanstroud.com
Stroud’s textural wedding arrangements might include hydrangea, amaryllis, and roses, along with fragrant herbs like rosemary and dried lavender. This event designer can create custom installations for events both large and small. Prices upon request.thedesignersco-op.com
Creative director Bridget Vizoso’s event-planning company will customize everything from flowers to furniture. To create couture and classic centerpieces, she pairs vintage vases with David Austin luxury English garden roses. Centerpieces and bouquets start at $150; by appointment only.designsbyahn.com
Floral designer Victoria Ahn counts Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino among her clients. Each arrangement, which she describes as “living art,” is designed based on the color, texture, shape, and scent of the flowers. Consultations are free, as are mock-up samples of the designs for centerpieces and personal flowers. Bouquets and centerpieces from $150.
From the Summer 2013 New York Wedding Guide