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Floratech51 Beach St., nr. Greenwich St.; 212-941-0021; floratechnyc.com
This quaint Tribeca shop is 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)
Lynn Jawitz’s passion for flowers shows in her dense, richly colored bouquets and arrangements, which can be subtle and simple or downright ornate. She excels when creating tightly bunched bouquets. Centerpieces from $85; bouquets from $150. (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 like peonies and hydrangeas come packaged in the shop’s signature leaf-wrap cylinders. Centerpieces from $100; bouquets from $250. (good value)flowersbydaye.com
Fans of elegant Japanese-style arrangements will love the tasteful creations of floral designer Ritsuko Daye Deura, who studied art at Musashino Art University in Tokyo. She’ll create basic floral bouquets and centerpieces, but she also loves to incorporate innovative elements such as kimono sashes and fruit. Centerpieces from $125; bouquets from $150. 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 extravagant wedding arrangements with blooms often imported from Holland, France, and Mexico. Calla lilies and orchids are favorites. 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 $250.
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. (canopy designer)
Fox Fodder Farm302-540-2109; 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)
Foxglove Floral Design Studio252 Java St., nr. Provost St., Greenpoint; 412-254-4358; foxglovebrooklyn.com
Founded and directed by Jessica Stewart and Justine Lacy, this operation specializes in natural-looking, whimsical arrangements. Inspiration comes from urban surroundings, the Victorian floral arts, and modern design, and Foxglove often partners with regional farms to source local flowers. Bouquets start at $175 and centerpieces at $150.
The Green Vase646-232-5152; thegreenvase.com
This full-service shop can do pleasantly wild-looking or meticulously arranged creations. For a dash of whimsy, these florists can incorporate handmade paper flowers ($35) and custom lily-of-the-valley cake toppers ($175) into the décor. Centerpieces from $250.
Hatch Creative Studio511 W. 25th St., nr. Tenth Ave., Ste. 305; 212-679-6378; hatchcreativestudio.com
Barb Salzman and her team focus on the creative aspects of the wedding, like the colors and floor plan. In addition to in-house floral design, they also build photo backdrops or sets (including chuppahs), and they recently opened a prop-rental shop. Prices upon request. By appointment only.
In Bloom New York209 W. 96th St., nr. Broadway, second fl.; 212-662-8852
Designer Roshy Naini previously worked in the creative departments at Giorgio Armani and Bottega Veneta, so she brings a high-fashion sensibility and an eye for classic design to her arrangements. Bouquets and centerpieces from $150.
- B Floral
153 West 27th Street New York, NY 10001 ; Tel: 646-216-3169 ; www.bfloral.com
B Floral specializes in personalized arrangements for events of any size. With success based on a foundation of stunning artistry and experienced event management, we bring each client's vision to life through customized creativity and style.
55 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 ; Tel: 646-602-7037 ; www.fleursbella.com
From the smallest bouquet to the most lavish floral décor, we capture each couple's unique vision. Owner, Bella Meyer, granddaughter of Marc Chagall, found expression in the artistic creation of floral design, creating works nothing short of wonder.
- L'Atelier Rouge
270 Lafayette, Suite 604 New York, NY 10012 ; Tel: 212-226-4636 ; www.latelierrouge.com
L'Atelier Rouge is one of Manhattan's premiere floral and event decorators, with our team of floral couturiers producing completely customized wedding experiences perfectly tailored to the tastes and needs of each and every couple.