Delight Your Senses with an Aromatic Nosegay Bridal Bouquet
A Nosegay bridal bouquet is a wonderful way to celebrate your love and Mother Nature
Fragrant and petite, the “Nosegay” bridal bouquet appeals to brides who prefer to carry a smaller bouquet of wedding flowers as they walk down the aisle. This is a good choice if you want to have more greenery, herbs or flower branches in your bouquet than flowers.
The origin of the Nosegay is far removed from weddings; this small, rounded bunch of herbs and flowers was used to help women cope with the unpleasant rural odors of the Medieval period. The Nosegay was worn on the dress or hat to freshen the air around the wearer and also set in vases around the home to refresh the atmosphere.
By the era of Queen Victoria, the Nosegay was elevated to fashion statement status, the herbs and flowers were mounted in a small, cone-shaped holder called a “tussie-mussie” usually made of glass or metal. During this time when the language of flowers was used to send a message these innocent looking objects played a major role in romantic intrigue.
Today, the this style bridal bouquet is enjoyed renewed popularity with brides; embellished bridal bouquets in this style are adorned with organza ribbons and exotic tropical floral arrangements. The Nosegay bridal bouquet style is charming and elegant ideal for any wedding theme.