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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Wedding Stories 2017 – III

Our final Wedding Stories post, photographed in Kew Gardens’ historic Nash Conservatory, features reception flowers designed by Ji Yeong Kim, Youngson Song and Bora Ju, all professional florists and designers, on a special Advanced Wedding Design Master Class devised by Zita and co-organised by Daisy Bhang. Youngson was inspired by the enticing graphic shapes of sliced…

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Zita Elze Design Academy wedding design project at Kew Gardens' Nash Conservatory Bride's dress by Katya Katya Shehurina Photo: Julian Winslow L-131
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Wedding Stories 2017 – II

In part II of this special Advanced Wedding Design Master Class we look at the personal flowers created by Eunhee Lim and Su Jin Kim: bride and bridesmaid’s bouquets, buttonholes, floral headpieces and attendants’ dresses. Zita’s floral embroidery technique is expertly showcased by the students on Little Bevan‘s delightful Josephine dress, modelled by Ava, our…

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Wedding Stories 2017 – I

A special advanced wedding design master class was devised in April for a talented group of professional florists and designers from Korea. The week began at the Zita Elze Design Academy and ended in Kew Gardens’ iconic Nash Conservatory, with a styled shoot showcasing the students’ collaborative tour de force. Su Youn Park and  Youngso…

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Kew Gardens Wedding Ceremony

As blossom abounds and the wedding season flourishes, we’re sharing images from our favourite local venue, Kew Gardens. The Royal Botanic Gardens’ iconic Nash Conservatory, set up for an enchanted real wedding ceremony by Zita, is dressed almost entirely in white flowers and poised for the groom, bride and guests’ arrival. Designed by John Nash,…

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Easter 2017

Definitely one of our favourite times in the Kew Gardens flower shop – Easter flies in on a sweet spring breeze, bringing with it fresh young shoots in delicious shades of green, fragile new blooms, multi-textured foliage, abstract patterned eggshells and a soft cloud of feathers. Order some Easter magic to be delivered anywhere in…

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Mother’s Day 2017

Spring is the perfect time to celebrate Mother’s Day and we’ve been spoilt for choice at New Covent Garden Flower Market. Zita’s pick of the best is a mix of floral arrangements and bouquets, all deliverable overnight if ordered by 12 noon. The flower shop will be open on the day, so if you’re planning…

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Rhapsody in Flowers Wedding Design

Connecting music, floral art, compassion and love came naturally to cellist and floristry student Ka Young Kwon. Researching her Advanced Wedding Design concept, she says: “I saw one picture. There was an old steel box in the woods and this made me think of a wounded soldier. In my project I wanted to express the…

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Rouge bougainvillea table plan tree with acrylic discs by Zita Elze wedding flowers photo Minjoo Son
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Press: The Colour of Love – Asiana Wedding

A pop of colour to herald in the warmer weather, we’re delighted to share this bridal flowers feature in the May issue of Asiana Wedding, The Colour of Love. Zita’s elegant latest wedding design is themed around a stunning shade of rouge bougainvillea blended with fresh pink peppercorns, mixed roses, raspberry hydrangeas, tulips, ranunculus and…

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Tropical Beach Wedding

Design Academy student Kim Gyongmi’s advanced wedding project transports us to a colourful beach scene worthy of a tropical princess. Zita said, “Kim was such a delightful open minded student and I was very happy to see her progress with this bold and unusual design. Wishing you much success dear Kim!“ “The best thing about…

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Valentine’s Day 2017

We’re busy with Valentine’s Day orders! Pop in to choose from a selection of arrangements and gifts or place an order for delivery locally or nationally. We’ve posted a couple of bouquets in the web shop with a link to earlier Valentine’s Day flowers for inspiration. This year Zita has dreamt up a sumptuous blend…

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Zita Elze Design Academy Kwak Eun Seo Vintage Top Table design Wedding Master Class photo: Julian Winslow
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Vintage Style

Eun Seo Kwak’s wedding design masterclass project is suffused with vintage style in a soft palette of muted metallics, pale pinks, earth tones and rich burgundy foliage. Set around an antique mirror her top table reflects a sensitive attention to detail with a run of delicate bouquets illuminated by candles and engraved containers. Gold blends…

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Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2017

Happy New Year! The shop reopened today and the studio is full of floral activity in preparation for the Aashni + Co Wedding Show, at The Dorchester, London on Sunday 8th – 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM. We’re looking forward to seeing you there for the big unveil. Here’s some of the beauty that was…

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