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Floratech51 Beach St., nr. Greenwich St.; 212-941-0021; floratechnyc.com
This quaint Tribeca shop serves as the in-house floral designer for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and specializes in tight, exotic arrangements and hand-tied bridal bouquets. Styles range from elegant tropical centerpieces to contemporary Asian-inspired bouquets. Centerpieces from $75 and bouquets from $150. (good value)
Designer Lynn Jawitz has a passion for flowers that shows in her dense, vividly colored bouquets and centerpieces, which can be subtle and simple or downright ornate. She excels when creating tightly bunched, minimalist bouquets. Prices upon request. (good value)
Florisity1 W. 19th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-366-0891; florisity.com
Formerly Takashimaya Floral, Florisity creates arrangements that can be modern, classic, or avant-garde. The florists here construct large geometric centerpieces from wisteria, dogwood, or bamboo that can tower eight feet above the table. Bouquets of lush garden flowers such as peonies and hydrangeas come packaged in the shop’s signature leaf-wrap cylinders. Centerpieces from $100; bouquets from $250. (good value)newyorkweddingflower.com
Fans of elegant, Japanese-style arrangements will love the tasteful, graphic creations of floral designer Ritsuko Daye Deura, who studied art at Musashino Art University in Tokyo. Her signature is basic floral bouquets and centerpieces, but she also loves to incorporate innovative elements such as kimono sashes and fresh fruit. Centerpieces and bouquets from $125. By appointment only. (good value)
Flowers by Richard316 W. 53rd St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-582-3505; flowersbyrichardnyc.com
With 30 years of experience, Richard Sonnick specializes in designing large and extravagant wedding arrangements, often importing blooms from countries like the Netherlands, France, and Mexico. Calla lilies and orchids are favorite standbys. Centerpieces and bouquets from $90 and $150 respectively. (good value)flowersoftheworld.com
Known for contemporary arrangements that combine traditional elegance and modern sophistication, Flowers of the World creates striking, colorful combinations and artful compositions. Bouquets and centerpieces from $150. (good value)
Four Branches707-622-6679 four-branches.com
New York–based fashion designer Traci Kaye crafts chuppahs from various fabrics and sentimental family items. She’ll work with you to create a canopy rich in heritage, yet still modern. Ready-made designs from $550; custom pieces from $750. Kaye also offers DIY packages, which come with a ready-made chuppah and poles (from $300).
Fox Fodder Farm49 Bogart St., at Grattan St., Ste. 27 Bushwick; 347-422-0493; foxfodderfarm.com
Brooklyn-based Taylor Patterson’s company is named for the ill-fated chickens that lived on the family farm where she grew up. Today, she creates edgy, structural creations. Prices upon request. (ecofriendly)
- By Yena Designs
120 West 28th Street, 3F New York, NY 10001; Tel: 347-366-4347; byyenadesigns.com
Before turning her attention to flowers, Yena Jung worked on Wall Street, and her sharp attention to detail has carried into her floral designs. Jung creates modern graphic arrangements for centerpieces, bouquets, and chuppahs in eye-popping colors; her services also include draping and prop styling.
- Fleurs du Mois Inc
224 West 35th Street, Suite 1100 New York,NY 10001 ; Tel: 917-382-9039 ; www.fleursdumois.com
We believe every wedding should be as unique as our clients. We listen, and bring your dreams to life. We handle simple requests, large-scale events, and everything in between. Proposals, engagement parties, ceremonies, and receptions. Call today to arrange a free consultation.
- Stems Brooklyn
1118 Cortelyou Road Brooklyn NY 11218 ; Tel: 347-240-5850 ; www.stemsbrooklyn.com
Stems Brooklyn has been sprinkling Brooklyn and the surrounding boroughs with spunky mixed bouquets of seasonal garden and wild flowers for 3 years. The Stems Brooklyn mentality is that everyone should have beautiful, quality flowers to dress up their special day!
- Tinsel & Twine
68 Jay Street, Suite 429 Brooklyn, NY 11021 ; Tel: 718-522-2701 ; tinsel.nyc
We are an event design studio specializing in creative decor, florals & management for smart, stylish celebrations. We are known for our fresh approach to weddings and special events, which we define as "traditional with a twist." Disco balls in a ballroom? Done. Black tie taxidermy? Yes, please.