Soft Tropical Flowers

This month we will be posting a lot on destination wedding ideas as January seems to be a great time for destination weddings. This week’s fashion content (previous 3 posts) was shot in Mexico while we were at Jose Villa’s workshop. For our content this week we wanted to explore the softer, more feminine side of a tropical climate…to see if we could get something to still say ‘tropical’ without relying on the typical tropical colors. You could locally source most of these flowers in most tropical regions or just use flowers like these where ever you are to lend a lovely atmosphere to your affair.

Photo by Jose Villa


Comments (15)

Sheila Comer | Reply

Wow! I’m envisioning a bride holding this bouquet and she’s wearing a short cocktail style wedding dress. The skirt would be made from feathers. I kind of want to be her.

Rachel - theWeddingVine | Reply

Gorgeous flowers! Love the subtle hint of colours, not too overpowering.

Maggie Eisenstat {I Do Love It} | Reply

Wow. I love this arrangement!!

Justine | Reply

those look amazing!!!!! the colors are lovely.

McKenzie Powell Designs | Reply

Oh, this beauty goes in my inspiration file for sure…which is probably already overflowing with images shot by the amazing Mr. Villa.

Dynamite Weddings | Reply

Gorgeous arrangement!

Sally | Reply

What a beautiful arrangement!! Exactly what I would want if I were planning my wedding all over again. :)

Amanda | Reply

Dreamy, whimisical, lovely! I would love to know what the flowers are in the arrangements – especially that large sunflower-like one in the front.

joythigpen | Reply

Thanks for all the kind words! Amanda, the flowers in the arrangement are tuberose, some colorful leucadendron, some purple pinapple-y things, roses, lisianthus, some other little purple flowers I don’t know the name of (can any florists help me out here?), and the big guy in the front is a King Protea

Stacey | Reply

Pretty bunch of flowers!
But that protea is our national flower (South Africa).
Not a tropical flower ;)

Marion | Reply

Amazing bouquet! I’m myself looking for this theme for my sister in law wedding I’m organizing. I called it Tropical Delicate as we don’t want ever stick to the flashy typical tropical colors.

What is the name of this flower in the center looking like a pastel pink sunflower please? I definitely want to use this flower in her bouquet :)

Thanks a lot!

Once Wed | Reply

I believe it is a Protea variety (maybe a King Protea?).

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