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Easter Revival

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Spring has never felt so good! The C-19 restrictions have eased, just in time for the Easter 2021 break. The Kew shop is in full floral swing for the new season’s celebrations, brimful of natural colour and fresh foliage, filled with a joyful spirit of revival. Our palette this year…

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Books: International Floral Art 2014-15

Honoured to have had a couple of projects selected for this prestigious publication, which features the best in contemporary floral design from all corners of the globe. In 2014, the International Floral Art series is celebrating its 10th year with a recently released festive Jubilee Edition, in which Hideka Tonomura and Julian Winslow’s photographs of Zita…

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Press: Fusion Flowers Jun/Jul 2014

Thrilled with Fusion Flowers’ ‘Zita Elze at Chelsea: The Grass is Always Greener’ review in the June/July 2014 issue, an inspired and inspiring magazine, celebrating the very best in floristry design everywhere. The article, timed to coincide with this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, features a garden and floral embroidery gown from RHS Chelsea 2013, and was…

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Alan Titchmarsh Enflowered

One of Britain’s most famous gardening commentators is in full bloom in the current issue of the Radio Times in a feature relating to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which opens tomorrow. Titchmarsh wears a floral top hat and tie and an embellished no. 50 in his pocket, all designed and decorated by Zita Elze,…

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Floral Embroidery Class May 2014

More beautiful work in Zita Elze’s popular flower school in London this week as Helen, one of the students, creates simple fresh arrangements using white roses, wild flowers, leaves, tiny fruit and nuts, together with a basket full of luscious green apples interspersed with the daintiest flower garland. Check course details and reviews on the…

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Dia das Mães

Mother’s Day, which we covered recently in a couple of blogposts, is back on the agenda – Korea’s Parent’s Day is today – Saturday sees celebrations in El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and Belize and Sunday May 11th is a popular date for numerous other countries. Brazil, Zita’s beautiful native country certainly deserves a mention as…

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May Day

Traditionally May Day marked the end of winter, an occasion for celebration and decoration: floral garlands, a house filled with flowers and greenery, a time for renewal and fertility festivals. Across England it is the time for Maypole and Morris dancing, village parties and the crowning of a May queen to celebrate Flora, the Roman…

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Handmade with Flowers

We were delighted to see photographer Lucy Davenport’s beautiful pictures appear en masse in a Style Me Pretty feature last week, focused on Leanne and Ben’s exquisite wedding. So much so that we’ve picked out some favourite shots for these pages and are reposting The Dreamcatchers’ video (below, with thanks to Debs McCoy for the…

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Easter 2014

Easter is a glorious time for flowers. In London Spring has truly taken hold, wherever you look there is colour to be seen, from powdery blues; soft primrose to brash canary yellow; eggy oranges; a myriad of pinks; luscious purples and every single shade of white and green. A dream palette brought to life by…

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Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch 2014

Zita was delighted once again to design and contribute floral decorations for this important fundraising event in aid of ABF The Soldier’s Charity. The theme for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch was ‘100 Years of Duty’ to commemorate the 100 years that have passed since the beginning of the First World War, and…

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It’s All in the Detail

    We’ve been working on some exciting large scale projects recently and will be posting news about those soon. Meanwhile, the focus is always on the detail. Here are a few vignettes from the shop this week.

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Press: You & Your Wedding Jan/Feb 2014

Leanne and Benjamin’s wedding, photography by Lucy Davenport, dress designed and hand made by Zita Elze fresh flower and wild berry bodice, wild grass skirt

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Behind The Scenes – Floral Dress Design

Zita Elze creates a floral dress using wild grasses, fern and flowers for the Chelsea Flower Show 2013 filmed and edited by Adrian Stone, The Dreamcatchers http://zitaelze.com/wp-content/uploads/ftp/zita-elze-floral-dress-made-for-the-chelsea-flower-show-2013.mp4

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This blog gathers all media around Zita Elze’s events, flower shop and flower school activities.