FAQs

Q?Do You Have A Minimum or Maximum Spend?
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Not at all, we have done weddings with budgets of $500 to weddings with budgets of $50,000. We can handle any wedding budget and look forward to working with everyone!

Q?What is the diffidence in Wholesale verses Retail?
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  • It is Usually viewed as the type of pricing one pays and the type of customer you are.
  • Wholesale is usually based on the added cost +30% versus retail, which is usually in the floral world 300 to 500% markup.
  • RWF doesn’t require anything from his customers i.e. he sells to everybody and you do not have to have a tax ID number.
  • Russ Wholesales the flowers, hence the break in pricing, whether it is designed or not “sent bulk”.  We wholesale the flowers, then work any labor into the work.  Labor is a lot more expensive than flowers.  However, we don’t have elaborate flower shops or spend a lot of overhead money on unnecessary things. That way we can support the business by offering the best designers and best flowers.
Q?Are you a DIY bride or in need of assistance designing?
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In either case we can help.  We can design your flowers, set them up and deliver them.  OR send bulk flowers to where ever you want for you for you to design.  Pre- event we take phone call and email to assist in the designs.   We are always there for our girls.  We can find you a designer for last minute help too.

Q?Why Hire Russ Phillip for Your Chicagoland Wedding Flowers?
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Russ Wholesale Flowers is able to save you money by offering the freshest wholesale priced product and applying the best design element while charging a discounted labor fee.  Russ wanted a way to expand his business and yet continue to offer a great product at wholesale pricing. The flowers are shipped directly to us,  we design it, and then we deliver direct to you, our customer.

  • On Site Meetings (We come to you!)
  • Fresh or Silk Flowers
  • Delivery to Chicago and Suburbs
  • Wholesale Pricing (We beat all competitors!)
Q?Do You Do Price Comparisons?
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To keep overhead low and to pass onto customers great pricing, Wedding Flowers by Russ Phillip does not stock or carry inventory.  Therefore, each custom order is purchased and created specifically for the your wedding.  The flowers remain super fresh because there is no additional storage time. The flowers are shipped directly to us,  we design it, and then we deliver direct to you, our customer.   This three step model that has worked again and again.

Q?Do You Offer Silk Wedding Flowers?
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Yes, in addition to providing fresh wedding flowers, we also can design your wedding with silk wedding flowers…or even both!