Should You Choose a Bouquet or Corsage for Prom?
Choosing between a bouquet and corsage for your prom flowers doesn’t have to be confusing. Both look stunning, but they hold their own benefits. A major aspect of the decision is your personal preference. You want to feel confident and beautiful at prom, and your floral arrangement can help add a sparkle to your whole outfit.
Here are reasons you may want to choose a bouquet for prom:
Here are reasons to choose a corsage for prom:
Ultimately, what you select comes down to personal preference and how much money you or your date are comfortable spending on prom flowers. Either option would make a beautiful addition to your prom dress.
Whether you decide on a bouquet or a corsage, your floral arrangement should match your dress and your personality. You can browse through many types of corsages or bouquets to get ideas of what you may want for your prom look. Choose a style you love that makes you feel confident, whether your dress is classic or unique.
Learn about some of the different styles of prom flower designs that can match an array of fashion preferences:
Prom corsage ideas are probs not at the top of your list when researching for the big night, especially when you have, like, 348 other things (like your outfit, shoes and beauty look…) to prepare. But hear us out: the right corsage can make—or break—your look. If you’re totally lost when it comes to fleurs to choose and the closest thing you have to a green thumb is scrolling through pics of plants on Instagram, you’ve come to the right place. Gone are the days of perfectly done-up arrangements with bows and stretchy white elastics. The corsages of 2022 are smaller and feature beautiful ribbon or fabrics to tie the arrangement onto the wrist. Scroll through the gallery below for all the inspo you need and bring a screenshot of your fave to your florist before the big day.
Prom flowers also have come along way, and there are now many ways to make them creative and unique (remember, uniquemeans one of a kind, not unusual). This generation is all about personalization, so to capture their attention, make sure your prom designs are modern, custom and personalized—with artistic flair.
Proms are important seasonal events for florists that can generate needed revenue as well as an opportunity to reach new customers who, with just the right offerings and service, could be turned into future regular flower buyers.
Make it fun and easy to order prom flowers. How can you make selling and designing prom flowers fun and easy? By utilizing modern and efficient design production as well as sales techniques geared to these Gen Z customers. With the right planning and preparation, you can have a successful prom season and grow your business by instilling a love of flowers in a new generation of consumers.
Rachelle Nyswonger-Neal, AIFD, CFD, owner of Flowers by Rachelle in Chico, Calif., is celebrating her 25th year in business, and she has seen proms evolve over those many years. Flowers by Rachelle offers amazing prom flowers, and the staff sets up up a “corsage bar” to make the sale easier and more fun. Nyswonger-Neal encourages customers to come into the store to make their purchases so they can see all of the shop’s myriad prom flower options. If they cannot come in person, she recommends that they send her pictures of their dresses so she can create designs that complement the colors and styles. “Make a connection, and create a future customer,” she says. “Over the years, I have had many brides and grooms come to me because I did their prom flowers. Proms provide a great opportunity to create future customers and gain future sales.”
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