Golden Fusion

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Katharina joined us for Bridal Week last autumn, in between 2020’s lockdowns, and we’re delighted to share her inspirational floral project as we reopen to students in 2021. We’re looking forward to welcoming you back, travel permitting. Please be assured that the ZE Flower School is observing all UK government…

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Fantasy Pollination

The lyrics and poetic melody of Cole Porter’s popular late Twenties hit ‘Let’s Do It’ inspired Zita Elze’s second installation for the RHS in her role as London Floral Artist in Residence 2018. As a florist and garden designer Zita is very much in tune with the life cycles of plants and the crucial part…

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Botanic Love

Inspired by a single sculptural stem with leaves and guided by her choice of key flowers, roses and peonies together representing beauty, Korean floral designer SungIm Jung has created the most evocative of settings for an imaginary wedding. She concentrated on the soft tones and textures of the flowers, suffusing her background palette in leafy…

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British Flowers Week 2018

We’re running a series of mini workshops to celebrate British Flowers Week from 18 to 24 June. Join us for just £50 including all materials with a daily selection of fresh flowers and foliage from all over the British Isles. Workshops will cover Hand Tied Bouquet, Flower Crown, Compact Bouquet, Buttonholes and Floral Arrangement. Email…

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Fusion Cinderella Gown for Aashni + Co

With Chelsea Flower Show and the Chelsea Fringe just a few days away we’ve got floral installations and fresh flower gowns on our minds. We’re turning back the page to this year’s Aashni + Co Wedding Show and revisiting Somerset House where Zita chose to mix up the traditional blonde Cinderella bringing her princess style…

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Prettycitylondon: Discovering London’s Beautiful Places

Delighted to find that the flower shop features as an ‘Instagram Hotspot’ in Siobhan Ferguson’s fabulous new book – Prettycitylondon: Discovering London’s Beautiful Places published by The History Press. We’re in great company locally with world famous Kew Gardens, the green and our perfectly formed little village all name checked! Visit Siobhan’s personal page on…

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Press: Red Magazine June 2018

Darling Buds… “This is a moment for big, bold and in bloom.” Thrilled to have a flourish of luxuriant flowers, including floral embroidery seat pads, featured in the June issue ‘Summer Living’ section of Red magazine. With thanks to stylist Lorraine Dawkins and photographer Emma Lee. Check a few key tips ‘How to Say it…

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Romance at Barnsley

Zita’s latest special advanced wedding design masterclass took place last week. Following a couple of days of intense preparation at the Design Academy in Kew, Zita, students and co-organiser Daisy Bhang travelled to the idyllic Barnsley House in the Cotswolds to create the dreamiest of set ups for an imaginary wedding. Ceremony and reception areas…

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Mother’s Day 2018

Spring is in the air, just in time for Mother’s Day in the UK. You can order floral arrangements and bespoke bouquets for mainland delivery until Friday noon or pop into the shop in Kew – we’ll be open over the weekend and until 4 o’clock on the day – a dreamy stop on your…

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Snowdrop Banquet at the RHS

A fairy tale fantasy layered in whites, Zita’s snowdrop banqueting table celebrates nature’s subtle transition from winter to spring. Imagine a woodland scene dusted in the very last snowfall of the season. In the crisp light of a clearing overhung with branches draped in catkins, a magical table is set for 40. Dozens of crystal…

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Valentine’s Day 2018

Love, love, love… love is all you need, and some gorgeous flowers. It’s that time of year again. For lovers yes and also for love in general – family and friends. Drop in for your last minute pop of love and… Happy Valentine’s Day! Photography © Julian Winslow  

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RHS London Floral Artist in Residence!

“I’m absolutely thrilled to have been chosen as the Royal Horticultural Society’s London Floral Artist in Residence for 2018. I’ve always been a fan of their work, their gardens and their events. I qualified as a gardener before I was charmed into floristry and so it really is an honour to have been selected. I’m…

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Bouquet Master Class

A glimpse into the glory of bouquet composition in Zita’s recent Seoul master class. Students explored the concept and techniques involved in ‘hand-tied with emotion’ and hydrangea embroidered bouquets. Zita’s methodology for creating hand-tied bouquets is unlike any other. Rather than follow set rules, which she sees as formulaic and stifling, she draws on individual…

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