What is Trending

Flower trends are constantly evolving. Here we link you with information and topics impacting the world of changing flower trends, flower types, floral varieties, flower colors and floral design styles and arrangements. Here is what is trending in flowers.

Accent Decor The Elsa vases are happy little glass containers with a gold foil honeycomb detail on the exterior.  Accent Décor shared their top sellers from this summer’s markets.  See the Accent Décor Top Ten!
Eucalyptus Today’s brides are wanting freeform bouquets often with a garden or woodland look, nothing provides those looks quicker than the many types of eucalyptus available!   Dreisbach’s shares this great eucalyptus update!
Rock my wedding Lush and rich is easily achieved using heavily petaled flowers and woodland accents!  This wedding bouquet hits the sweet spot with brides wishing to combine their appreciation of nature and their femininity as they turn their wedding day into a romantic celebration!    See this beautiful pink peony bouquet at the RockMyWedding.com pictorial of Mai & Tristan’s real wedding!
Petal it Forward Makeba Giles at MelisaSource blogs about the positive affect of flowers and how florist Petal It Forward!  See the blog!
Flower Love Video Contest Show your love of flowers!  The American Floral Endowment has created the #FlowerLoveVideoContest!  Funded by the Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) and sponsored by Asocolflores, the 2017 #FlowerLoveVideoContest aims to inspire creative videos from anyone and everyone who loves flowers, and promotes the use and giving of fresh flowers. Enter Now!
Flower Trends Forecast

Trend Book.  And don’t miss the video summary;  IFD Flower Trends Forecast 2018 Video!

 

Bridal Video Michael J. Skaff, AIFD, PFCI, AAF provided his expert insight into the upcoming year’s flower, color, and décor trends for weddings for IFD’s Flower Trends Forecast 2018!   See the video!
Florists' Review Wedding Trends 2018 Here is a look at what IFD discovered about 2018’s brides and what their wedding flowers are trending toward!  See the article!
Holly Chapel Flowers Dreamy, romantic and gorgeous!  See the pictorial of Holly & Evan Chapple’s (Holly Chapel Flowers) London event!  See the post!
Flower Trends Forecast 2018 Michael J. Skaff, AIFD, PFCI, AAF has forecasted the flower trends for 2018 and Flower Trends Forecast 2018 will be released on October 1st. Learn what is influencing consumer preferences in this article from IFD. Read the article.
Garden Trends Report Flower Trends Forecast 2018 will share consumer’s preferences for more living greenery and designs that showcase an appreciation of nature.  Garden Media Group’s Garden Trend Report provides great insight into the what is driving this movement.  See the trend report!
Selecta Selecta has developed a marketing tool for helping publicize their new potted plant varieties in trendy fun ways.  One trend reminds us of the Into The Jungle trend highlighted in Flower Trends Forecast 2017- See the Selecta brochure for some marketing inspiration!
Jo Hicks Jo Hicks is a florist in Hythe Southhampton in the U.K..  Her Pinterest page of 2017 wedding flower trends is a great pictorial of current trends.  Her trend board includes the big wonderful bouquet posted by The Knot pictured here.   See Jo’s Pinterest page!
Greenhouse Wedding Trend The greenhouse wedding trend is still going strong.  Working more plants into our everyday lives (and events)  allows us to connect with nature and find balance.  Junebug Weddings shares a romantic wedding at the Kingwood Center Gardens greenhouse in Mansfield, Ohio, see the post!
Millenial Pink Millennial Pink seems to be all the rave of many millennial brides.  See the Popsugar post on 9 Ways You Can Make Your Wedding Millennial Pink!
Headpieces Flower crowns are gaining popularity, have your headpiece skills ready!  Rock My Wedding shares a great array of crowns at the weeding of Alex & Dan!  See the post!
Lighting Options Which lighting options are best for my wedding work?  Find out more at the Kennicott Brothers Blog article on lighting options for weddings  See the blog!

 

  "Because One Word Just Doesn't Describe It", AIFD Symposium X delivers a recap form Seattle!
Wedding Arbors Sharon McGukin at Oasis Floral Products shares popular and on-trend ideas for floral wedding arbors!   Sharon’s post shares four designers tips and mechanics for decorating arbors in this post
Top Cut Flower Trends 2017 The Telegraph in the United Kingdom shares what they see as the top cut flower trends for 2017!  “fondness for looser, whimsical arrangements has been around for a few years now, and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere fast”,  see the article!
Floranext list Floranext has gathered lists of the most seen flowers and cut greens on Pinterest and Instagram!  See what is trending in flowers through the eyes of these social media platforms!  See the blog post!
Style me Pretty Junebug Weddings shares tips for helping brides choose their wedding colors providing great insight how to make floral décor just what the bride wants!  See the post at Junebug Weddings!
Style me Pretty Creating alluring settings never to be forgotten almost always includes flowers!  See this inspiring post from Style Me Pretty as they share a summer soiree that a bridal party would never forget!  See the post!
Junebug Weddings Junebug Wedding spots the trend that has emerged this spring of bride’s using more flowers to decorate for their wedding! See the wedding floral décor Junebug Wedding spotted this spring!
Peony Hotline Show off your peony designs at PeonyHotline.com’s Design Contest!  See 90 different cut peony varieties in corals, pinks. whites, burgundies, yellows, reds and more on the PeonyHotline variety page!
David Austin Catalog Spectacular and romantic, ever-changing yet timeless, David Austin Roses are flowers that truly do justice to special occasions.   See the new catalog featuring all David Austin’s 14 luxury cut roses created for weddings, events and special occasions.  Or request a printed copy!
Wedding Bouquet The Patternbank Print Trend Synopsis tells us consumer preferences are changing with this report on fall 2017 fall textile prints:  Overlaid Pattern  / Playful Geometrics   / Floral & Geo Mixes / Bold Vibrant Color Plays / Revived Archive Patterns / Clashing Geometrics / Bold Colour Mixes / Dazzle Prints!  See the Patternbank Blog!  
Wedding Bouquet From ‘swoon-worthy blooms’ to ‘sophisticated whimsy’ BridalGuide.com shares current wedding trends that today’s brides are opting for!  See the article!
Wedding Bouquet Debbie Strand, AIFD was just playing around when she created an inspirational wedding bouquet that turned out to be named the Most Inspirational Design by Oasis Floral Products!  See the design with how-to tips and accessories!
Fashion Week Dummen Orange is showing us the great connection between fashion design and innovative cut flower genetics in their partnership and sponsorship of Fashion Week Columbus!  See the inspiring video!
JuneBug Weddings

Peonies are as popular as ever!  JuneBugWeddings shared 38 different Peony Wedding Bouquets!  See the gallery!

Wedding Chicks WeddingChicks.com shared this Glam wedding pictorial.  It is full of pinks flowers and a gorgeous gold ballroom!  See the WeddingChicks blog!
Color is Critical

Seventy-five percent of snap judgements about consumer products are based on color. Cindy Hanauer at Grand Central Floral links us to Rhett Power’s article on just how critical color is at INC.com!

Davids Invitations by David’s shares wedding trends on their blog, including this post on Plan the Perfect Romantic Wedding!
SummerGreen MagnetStreet serves up wedding colors in the form of invitations and shares their list of top wedding colors for 2017, including the Fresh palette shown here!  See magnetStreet’s wedding color trends!
Feedspot

IFD’s Flower Trends Forecast Youtube Channel listed in Feedspot.com’s list of top 100 flower blogsSubscribe to the Flower Trends Forecast Channel!

Fashion Vignette The color palette for our Modern Wonders trend is expressed here is this color board shared on the Fashion Vignette Blog.  Pattern Curator created this color board they call Patina Effect.  See more color trend boards at PatternCurrator.org!
Graphic Flowers Are you prepared for all of your client’s questions regarding their wedding flowers?  HereComesTheGuide.com shares their list of questions for brides to ask their wedding flower expert!  See the questions!
The Knot The Knot shares wedding flower ideas that you may not have seen often.  Time to get creative!  See The Knot’s  20 Unexpected Wedding Flower Ideas!
David Austin The International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning released their third annual International Wedding Trend Report. See the video!
David Austin Inspirational floral artist and educator Hitomi Gilliam blends two David Austin Wedding Roses (Patience, Keira) with Hawaiian tropicals (anthurium, dendrobium and phaelanopsis orchids, jasmine vine) to create the Nouvelle-styled cascade. See the post at David Austin Wedding Roses Facebook page!
David's Bridal David’s Bridals always has great insight into bridal color trends.  Here is the link to David’s Bridal’s current Bridal Party book!
Key Largo Cater source Design trends Get Inspired in the New Year with Stylish Design Trends from Kevin Dana of CORT Furnishings as he shares his hottest trends in event décor.  See the article at Catersource!
Floral Management Magazine Floral Management magazine from SAF highlights Flower Trends Forecast in their 2017 trends article!  See the article!
C’est Le Bouquet French television network, TF1, launches C’est Le Bouquet!  Which features 11 floral artists competing for the title of who can make the loveliest creations with flowers and plants.  See the TF1 web site!
Dummen Orange Autumn 2017 Dummen Orange Report
Floral Ideas Magazine A source of inspiration!  Oasis Floral Products introduces their new digital magazine, Floral Ideas +!  See this issue and sign up for further editions!
Floratourism You may be suffering from “nature deficit disorder”!  ‘Floratourism’ is leading to record-breaking interest in visiting green spaces to rejuvenate and reconnect with nature.  See Monrovia’s trends influencing gardening!
Las Vegas Market Deep sea blues, lustrous greens and grounded purples, plus matte metals and stone embellishments, combine in 2017's NOURISHMENT theme on the Las Vegas Market First Look trend Pinterest board.  Right in step with Flower Trends Forecast Force of Nature trend- see the Pinterest Board!
Bridal Preferences Flower Trends Forecast reveals insights into evolving bridal preferences for wedding flowers and floral décor colors!  See the article!
Elegant Wedding Invites 2017 Color Trends Elegant Wedding Invites have selected their top 10 wedding color palettes for 2017!  See the color collections they have selected!