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Élan’s imaginative arrangements have appeared at the St. Regis Hotel, the Metropolitan Club, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Known for their color, contrast, and texture, the designs are both organic and chic. Bouquets and centerpieces from $125. (good value)erflowers.com
For more than 25 years, Ryan has been translating clients’ visions and transforming spaces to spectacular effect. She creates environments with flowers, lighting, linen, and furniture rentals; she can also be hired for floral design only. Bouquets and centerpieces from $150.
Emily Rose Floral Design917-620-6928; emilyrosewood.com
Emily Wood, who studied interior design at Parsons and is a former design director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, specializes in custom arrangements using antique vases and vintage ribbons, trims, fabrics, and jewels. Centerpieces and bouquets from $100.(good value)
Emily Thompson Flowers57 Jay St., nr. Water St., Dumbo; 347-529-5145; emilythompsonflowers.com
The sculptural background of this florist informs the vessels she uses in her ornate, architectural designs. She sources flowers locally when possible and works with foragers to find wild materials, often incorporating nontraditional elements like fruit, acorns, and feathers. Centerpieces and bouquets from $350. (ecofriendly)
Fleurs120 W. 28th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 4G; 646-436-6420; fleursnyc.com
Designer Jessy Wolvek’s training in Japanese flower arranging is reflected in her neatly constructed bouquets. She draws inspiration from diverse vintage styles ranging from French countryside to Art Deco, selecting blooms in a way that always feels balanced, beautiful, and thoughtfully conceived. Bouquets from $125; centerpieces from $175.
Fleurs Bella55 E. 11th St., nr. Broadway; 646-602-7037; fleursbella.com
Creative director and founder Bella Meyer approaches each project as an art installation. No two weddings she designs are ever the same. Meyer uses seasonal wildflowers, organic flowers, and recycled containers whenever possible. Bouquets from $250; centerpieces from $150. (ecofriendly)floraliesinc.com
Traditional designer Konstantin Panagopoulos uses fragrant flowers like viburnum, lilacs, and hyacinths in abundance. He never takes on more than one wedding per weekend (about twenty a year), and he’ll work with couples on a tight budget. Bouquets and centerpieces from $250.
From the Summer 2014 New York Wedding Guide