Fashion Up Floral Wearables

Flowers and fashion have gone hand in hand since the beginning of time. Ladies with big bonnets of flowers to floral print patterns for dresses and blouses; flowers are a staple when it comes to fashion. During the 60’s, “Flower Power” was an iconic term used celebrate the use of flowers with fashion. No matter what Fashion Week runway you are watching, there will be inspiration coming from flowers.

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Breen’s Florist may not be designing your next prom dress in floral patterns, but we are here to accent it with floral accessories.

One of the most popular trends was made popular in the 50’s and 60’s with the floral headbands has come back into style. Celebrities are accenting their red carpet looks with subtle floral accents like headbands. It means stop and look at my face and not just my dress.

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Another interesting way to accent your dress without limiting your hand and arm movements is to bring your corsage down and wear it on your ankle. This new trend has been quite popular lately as girls have been wearing more bracelets but still want to show off flowers.

Even two guys from Portland, Oregon have gotten into Flowers & Fashion with an odd sort of trend that is actually catching on around the world. If women can put flowers in their hair, so can men. These two gents have captured a huge audience with their beard decorating.

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As you can see, flowers play an important role in fashion and Breen’s Florist has you covered for all those needs. From headbands to ankle corsages to even decorating your boyfriend’s beard, let Breen’s Florist help you bring flowers into your fashion choices.

Blog by: Jenny Morgan (Buyer/Design Center Manager)

Desktop Flowers & Plants for Administrative Professionals Week

Administrative Professionals Week

Behind every successful business are a few really organized support personnel – and in April, as we celebrate Administrative Professionals Week, you have the opportunity to give these superstars their due. Maybe you are thinking of the friendly receptionist who puts your clients at ease. Perhaps a personal assistant who never lets you miss a meeting comes to mind. In fact, there are likely many hard-working, unsung heroes in your organization. You couldn’t imagine running a business without them. So for all they do, Breen’s Florist has the floral designs and gifts you need to show your appreciation.

Did You Know? There are approximately 4 million administrative professionals in the United States. Only 5% of them are men. However, until women entered the workforce en masse in the 1950’s, secretaries were nearly always male.  Continue reading

Create Wild, Beautiful Style with Succulents

wild accentsOne of the most beautiful ways to elevate your floral arrangements to another stylistic level is by incorporating wild accents. These unique elements create an aesthetic that is truly out of the ordinary, and is even a bit unexpected. When you desire to send a spectacular design that stands out from the rest, trust Breen’s Florist. As professional designers, we are passionate about our art.

Wild accents can include grasses, natural twigs and branches, berries or cattails. They are details which accentuate the floral display with organic grace and a bit of rustic beauty. Some of the more popular wild accents are succulents. These diverse plants come in such a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors that they textural interest to any arrangement. succulents

The simplicity of White Orchid and Succulent is key to its beauty. When one of the most elegant blooms in the floral world is combined with the hardy succulent plant, it creates a balanced and striking effect. Lightly nuanced with delicate grasses, this floral design is a stunning and special gift.

Another variation of orchids, succulents, and wild accents is presented in Natual Harmony. White phalaenopsis orchids, exotic green cymbidium orchids and succulents are arranged in a bed of moss and rocks. The graceful turn if the curly willow adds just the right artistic touch, creating a sophisticated design for home or office.

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When you want something more than a traditional bouquet of flowers, when the ordinary just won’t do – come to Breen’s Florist. We are dedicated to creating the most original, beautiful and unique floral designs in the Houston and Belleaire communities – and we can’t wait to show you! Browse our website or come in to speak with us today. Let’s create something amazing.