Being asked to be a flower girl is a privilege for girls of all ages and offers the perfect excuse to choose a dress which is pretty, light, colourful, and makes them feel that little bit special.
Of course, for many flower girls, a dress will be chosen for them – matching the Bride’s vision in terms of colour palette, texture, detail, and the way the dress floats and moves as they walk down the aisle.
We can just see the floaty skirt of the Monsoon Kids’ Emmy Embroidered dress moving as your flower girl throws petals onto the aisle, or the clean white aesthetic of the Kids’ Short Sleeve Lace Dress marking the way for the Bridal outfit to follow.
But for those who get to choose a flower girl dress for themselves, finding the right balance between floral chic and a timeless design can be difficult. Here are a few ideas…
A hero dress in the spring wedding collection, you can’t go wrong with the Heirloom Collection Kids’ Peter Pan Collar Dress. Not only do the bright coloured florals stand out against the white fabric, but they add some colour to the mood and connect directly with the wearer’s role as flower girl.
What’s more, the fit of this dress makes it an ideal and comfortable go-to for flower girls across a variety of ages, spanning the youngest wearers right up to pre-teens.
Similarly, the Reiss Kids’ Maxine Sequin Top Pleated Dress is another design which is wearable across all age groups and combines the soft pink colour palette with a standout sparkly design which will make the wearer feel extra special.
While both of these options are well suited to spring and summer weddings, it’s also important to consider winter weddings – combining heavier fabrics with rich colours, intricate details, and extra warmth.
The Heirloom Collection Velvet Smock is one such dress which has a dark red colour palette and embroidered detail around the waist, with the velvet lending itself to formal occasions and perfectly complimenting some of the smart boy’s suit jackets available from the same collection.
And finally, if your child has been asked to be a flower girl but doesn’t want to wear a dress – don’t despair! There are plenty of options on the market that avoid dresses completely, for example the popular Reiss Frill Jumpsuit which is made from a soft satin-type fabric and boasts a light pink colour palette with frill detailing a trouser fit.
There really is a flower girl outfit available for every little girl – whatever her dream outfit may be!