photographs by Kyle Johnson



in the Field

Drawing on a background in fashion and beauty products, Fleurt (206-937-1103; designer Sam Crowley crafted an herbal bouquet that’s aromatically calming and restorative. Rosemary, lemon verbena, and apple mint are among the botanicals surrounding dainty scented geraniums and evocative anemone, which takes its name from the Greek word for “windflower.” One-shoulder stretch charmeuse Adrianna Papell full-length dress ($178) and green gemstone necklace ($55), Nordstrom Downtown Seattle. Model: Paisha Coffey for Heffner Management. Hair and makeup: Tara Correll. See Resource Guide for vendor information


Modern Love

Erin Benzakein at Floret (360-424-3403; plucked dahlias, scabiosa, celosia, and hypericum and viburnum berries from her Skagit Valley fields—and borrowed a cluster or two of blueberries from a neighbor—for this summertime arrangement. The eclectic palette of peach, lavender, pink, and green feels cheerfully modern. Ruffled-shoulder Robert Rodriguez silk gown ($590), Tasha hair clip ($38), and hair band ($28), Nordstrom Downtown Seattle


Charmed life

Styled with a coordinating boutonnière, grooms are fresh, alluring, and handsomely natural. Clockwise from top: Duet Designs, Chad Burnworth Event Styling and Floral Arts, Fleurt, Floret, and Fleurt.

Natural wonder

Imagining a chic and savvy bride with a love of forestlands and structural plant life, the chief designer behind Chad Burnworth Event Styling and Floral Arts (206-462-1464; arranged Queen Anne’s lace with fragrant phlox and wild-growing lady’s slipper orchids with pea vines and ferns. Knee-length silk dress by Suzi Chin for Maggy Boutique ($178), Nordstrom Downtown Seattle. Shantung and tulle headpiece by Miriam Goodman-Miller ($120), Cicada. Pink sapphire earrings ($96), Nico Rich


Daisy a Day

Maybe it’s the popularity of the Marc Jacobs fragrance, but the yellow-and-gold Bellis perennis is definitely enjoying a comeback. Meridith Isaacson and Tess Kelbaugh at Duet Designs (206-619-7917; complemented the flower’s sweet simplicity with garden roses; geometric scabiosa pods; elegantly arching, cone-shaped gooseneck; and tiny, adorable chamomile flowers. Silk-chiffon gown ($1,895), Cicada. Australian opal earrings ($84), Nico Rich


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