florist simone gooch

Simone Gooch is one of Sydney's most sought-after behind-the-scenes florists. She doesn't have a shop, but instead receives countless commissions from private clients for their homes and weddings, as well as for designer stores, such as Scanlan + Theodore.

"I feel quite anonymous in the process of exhibiting nature's magnificence," Simone says. "I collect and load up the flowers from the market...

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florists caris haughan and vanessa partridge

Creativity is alive and well in the country Victoria town of Kyneton, which is about an hour's drive from Melbourne. It's being hailed as the new Daylesford. This is in part thanks to small and beautiful shops such as Prunella, a floristry run by Caris Haughanand Vanessa Partridge. The creative duo have known each other since when they were both living in Melbourne. While they come from...

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florist kirsten strecker

A beautiful little note arrived the other day. It was from florist Kirsten Strecker. She was a photographer who achieved great things in New York but decided to return to Australia with her family, and pursue a new life - as a florist. I first came across her work via Mr Jason Grant, who never ceases to amaze me with the creative people he knows.

Which five words best describe you?Not very good at...

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florist claire rabbit

It's amazing what happens when you take a little detour. A few weeks back I was walking back to the office from the Ivy and came across Flourish Florist. It was divine. And not only did the shop have beautiful flowers but great homewares too. I organised to meet owner Claire Rabbit about a week later. She sourced the most gorgeous flowers for a styling shoot I did. Once the madness of that week...

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florist saskia havekes

I interviewed Saskia Havekes a little while back and just as I was about to publish the post the latest issue of Dumbo featherarrived, which featured a profile with Sydney's most sought-after florist. Well, I had to read the interview first... This weekend I finally did and I'm glad I waited because it's a beautiful piece and I would highly recommend you grab a copy of the latest Dumbo feather if...

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