Favourite Finds, English Roses ~ Floral Bridesmaid Inspiration

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I’m really excited to bring another favourite finds post to you, today with picks from the amazing wedding stylist The Bijou Bride. Who has taken the summer’s biggest trend… florals… into the wedding industry…. take it away Alex….


At Bijou my wedding motto is that ‘inspiration comes from everywhere,’ you don’t have to solely look to wedding magazines to find your big day style. The Spring/ Summer 2011 catwalk collections were awash with country garden prints and all manner of flora and fauna motifs. Just look at these current ad campaigns from United Colors of Benetton (shot by Josh Olins) and D & G (shot by Mario Testino), which I’ve taken as inspiration for this piece – English Rose Bridesmaids.


Wedding colour schemes are not as strict as they once were and in fact just like recent fashion trends – colour clashes are so wrong they’re right!

From darling buds of May to wallflowers, wild roses to shrinking violets there is a dress out there to suit all your beautiful bridesmaids and their personalities.

At Bijou I’m a big advocate of the High Street and I’ve tracked down the best blooms in dresses, guaranteed to inject some serious flower power into your wedding day.

Styling tip – as a general rule smaller prints are suited to smaller dress sizes and vice versa.

Bijou Love



Small and perfectly formed






Bold Blooms





Brides, if you’re not ready for prints why not accessorise your bridesmaids style with floral feet?





Shopping List
Small & Perfectly Formed:


1 . ASOS Floral Chiffon Bandeau Dress £35

2. Topshop Rose Embroidery Dress £36

3. Oasis Lemon print tunic dress £48.00

4. French Connection Sahara Dress £97

Bold & Blooms:

1. Oasis Kew Floral Dress £65

2. Coast Tiano Black Dress £95

3. ASOS Smudge Flower Prom Dress £65

4 . Karen Millen Floral Print Pencil Dress £160


1. ASOS Hero T-Bars £45

2. Carvela Kuchina Wedges £150

3. Paul by Paul Smith Musu Plimsolls £110 (from ASOS)

4 . Office My Mum’s Garden £68

Thanks so much to Alex {aka The Bijou Bride} for her amazing finds, i know m adding some of these to my wish list hehe ;-) xoxo

7 thoughts on “Favourite Finds, English Roses ~ Floral Bridesmaid Inspiration

wow!!! I’m so in love with these beautiful bridesmaid dresses! they are really stunning and I would be proud to wear one of these dresses if I was someone’s bridesmaid. They are just perfect for a summer wedding! Gorgeous gowns, darling!

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