Traditionally it is she who sprinkles petals down the wedding aisle, preparing the way for the bride. These petals are meant to bring good luck to the bride, and the sight of the young child sprinkling petals always brings to a smile to everyone’s face.
Often the flower girl is quite young and first time flower girls can be nervous. Reassure them that they will just do fine, and you may even wish to let them assist in picking out their dress so that they are comforted by it. While there are many cute options for young flower girls, comfort should always be the main issue.
Young children are less likely to tolerate clothes that they don’t find comfortable, so materials used should be soft. Temperature should be kept in mind as well, especially for outdoor weddings. As darling as that velvet gown may be, no flower girl will be happy wearing it outside in the middle of summer.
Short dresses may be desirable for very young flower girls so that they do not trip over the dress on their trip down the aisle. Tea length dresses or shorter are also ideal for many outdoor, beach, and garden weddings. Some may find this option much more age appropriate.
Taffeta Bubble Hem Dress
A taffeta bubble hem dress can never go wrong, especially with charming 3D floral detailing around the neckline. The Tank satin bodice with tea length organza skirt is a charming dress that hits at the ankle, preventing any tripping problems. An interchangeable organza sash is included that can either come in white, or match the bridal colors.
Many brides choose flower girl dresses that are similar to be a miniature bridal gown. These white or cream gowns are usually A-line floor length gowns with spaghetti straps or short sleeves. Some bridal companies have flower girl dresses that match each of their bridal gowns precisely, for a polished and themed appearance. These miniature gowns can include many decorative features, including ribbon sashes, beading, sequins, lace, and pick-ups!
Satin and Organza Tea-Length Flower Girl Dress
The two options of a shorter dress and a miniature bridal gown can even be blended for a stunning and adorable dress. The Satin and Organza tea-length flower girl dress features bands of satin over top the organza base, with subtle 3D floral appliqués cascading from the waist down. The bridal feeling is still evoked, while the image is cheery and darling.
Tea-Length Dress with Bodice and Tulle Skirt
Another marriage of the two options exists with the Tea-Length Dress with Bodice and Tulle skirt. The cap sleeved bodice of the dress features crisscross satin detailing that is reminiscent of beading on wedding gowns. A full tulle ball gown skirt is perfect for any little princess. While there is a royal volume to the skirt, being nearly knee length, it is short enough to eliminate worries of the flower girl tripping over it.
Satin Princess A-line Gown
To match your bridal party, white dresses can be accented with a splash of color. This could be from a sash or head bow, or built into the dress itself. The Satin Princess A-line Gown is a traditionally princess-like A-line gown with spaghetti straps and a lace-up back. The top and bottom hems of the dress, however, can be chosen in a variety of colors to best match your wedding.