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These designers specialize in generous European-style bouquets and compact arrangements of premium blooms. They can navigate large, elaborate weddings and small, cozy events with equal skill, always hitting the right aesthetic note. Centerpieces from $175; bouquets from $200.
This event-planning company specializes in floral design ranging from period to modern and contemporary. The staff here is not above doing research to create any ambience a client requests. In addition to custom centerpieces and bouquets, they can provide lighting design, linen, props, and décor for other rooms. Prices upon request.
Triplicity Flowers120 W. 28th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 4B1; 646-535-8685; triplicityflowers.com
Launched in 2012, this floral boutique often incorporates exotic orchids, such as Vanda and Paphiopedilum (Lady Slipper), into its arrangements.The designers here draw inspiration from both nature and fashion to create modern forms that are rich in color and texture. Centerpieces start at $165; bouquets from $145. (good value)
Verde Flowers11 Bruckner Blvd., nr. Lincoln Ave., Bronx; 212-684-5204; verdeflowers.com
This Bronx-based shop uses unconventional materials, such as petrified cocoa palm and ghost wood, to create memorable modern arrangements that still feel natural and organic. Custom-design options also available. Centerpieces start at $65; bouquets at $150. (good value)
Violet and Verde917-667-1943; violetandverde.com
Trained at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn-based floral designer Bridget Reale dotes on each stem in her romantic, vintage-inspired arrangements. She can also source and coordinate lighting, linens, chuppahs, and other props to create cohesive, customized events. Bouquets and centerpieces from $150. By appointment only.
Visions Floral and Event Design212-334-1134; visionsfloraldesign.com
Co-founders Sora Lee and Anthony Brown have designed stylish and creative floral arrangements for dozens of happy couples, as well as some celebrities. They pride themselves on bringing each couple’s vision to life, and their versatile style can range from classic traditional to chic modern. Bouquets start at $200; centerpieces at $250. By appointment only.vsfnyc.com
For more than 25 years, this charming shop has specialized in English-country-garden style—think tight, tasteful arrangements of European garden blooms. Its understated aesthetic has earned it a high-profile following: Sarah Jessica Parker sought out VSF to create camera-ready bridesmaid bouquets for the first Sex and the City movie. Bouquets from $200; centerpieces from $300.
Worship Luxury184 E. 2nd St., nr. Ave. B, Studio B; 646-419-4816; worshipluxury.com
Deborah Hunter’s luxe floral-design firm turns out elegant, rich-looking arrangements that pop with color. Her dedication to “fabulous, sexy flowers” has won her the esteem of fashion-focused clients like Balenciaga and Bergdorf Goodman. She typically focuses on New York affairs, but is open to destination weddings. Bouquets and centerpieces from $150.zezeflowers.com
A favorite of Upper East Side hosts and hostesses, this Brazilian florist creates exquisite floral arrangements with a variety of brilliantly colored flowers. The designers here currently favor shades like orange, hot pink, and gold, but they can work with any palette. Centerpieces from $200; bouquets from $250.
From the Summer 2014 New York Wedding Guide
- Blade Floral and Event Designs
Tel: 971-723-3577 ; www.bladenyc.com
With over ten years of experience, founder and head designer Anne Kilcullen creates elegant, balanced designs by using a combination of colors and textures. Blade offers both floral design and event styling. Bouquets start at $200; centerpieces at $250.
55 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 ; Tel: 646-602-7037 ; www.fleursbella.com
At fleursBELLA, we create enchantment. Every installation, from the smallest flower arrangement to the most lavish event décor, captures and celebrates the essence of every couple's unique vision. Call us for your personal wedding consultation.
- Flowers by Richard
316 West 53rd Street New York, NY 10019 ; Tel: 212-582-3505 ; www.flowersbyrichardnyc.com
Flowers by Richard is widely known as the best midtown New York florist, specializing in fine wedding design. We understand that every bride is unique and wedding flowers should reflect your personality.
- MWD Lifestyles
1441 Broadway, Suite 5053 New York, NY 10018 ; Tel: 212-666-2537 ; www.mwdlifestyles.com
MWD, a boutique floral and event design studio, creates classically elegant, stylish customized environments that reflect the unique styles of our couples. So come in for a consultation and let's create a spectacular event together!
- Tinsel & Twine
68 Jay Street, Suite 601-A (Dumbo) Brooklyn, NY 11201 ; Tel: 917-208-2536 ; tinseltwine.com
This floral and event design boutique incorporates truly unique details to reflect each couple's style and love story, running the gamut from (literally) gilded lilies to gator taxidermy. Pricing for design and planning upon request.