Our Favorite Los Angeles Florists
Our favorite Los Angeles florists approach floral design as an interdisciplinary form. While their styles are varied, they all bring a spectacular vision and deep sense of perspective to their work. Whether you're looking for the perfect bridal bouquet, event showpiece, or just a thoughtful gift - our picks have you covered.
Influenced by Japanese ikebana, florist Amber Lu is known for creating striking compositions with minimal stems, proving that less truly can be more. Her gravity-defying flower towers are emotionally provocative, taking on lives and personalities of their own. Amber has an extensive list of impressive clientele including Net-A-Porter, Louis Vutton, Mak Center, MyTheresa, The Row and much more. When asked about tips for flower arranging, Amber has said that people should have fun with it and make space for both the artist’s and the flowers’ identities to shine through.
Maurice Harris, a renowned Los-Angeles based artist, is the visionary behind Blume & Plume, a bespoke floral design studio in Echo Park. His distinctive perspective, blending humor, craftsmanship, and a strong commitment to his community, has helped set him apart as one of the most sought after floral designers in LA, with notable clients including Louis Vutton, The Row, Dolce & Gabbana, and Gucci. In early 2019, Harris expanded his studio to open Bloom & Plume Coffee, a cafe space project committed to bringing people together around art.
Khôi Nguyen often asks themself: "If flowers could dream, what would they look like?" The creative force behind Fleur Boy fashions arrangements that seemingly spring from fantasy, inspired by the natural and oftentimes edible delights - lychee, dragonfruit, and kumquats, to name just a few - of their childhood home where their family sought to create an outdoor sanctuary after fleeing the Vietnam War. Fleur Boy's creations are playful, whimsical, and exude a sense of childlike wonder that transports viewers beyond the physical realm.
Named for founder Sophia Moreno-Bunge’s two Argentine grandmothers, both called Isabel, Isa Isa is a floral design studio that uses local and often foraged flowers, fruit, and foliage to create installations, which are emotive, a little weird, and undoubtedly inspiring. A Venice native, Moreno-Bunge highlights the sometimes hidden beauty of Southern California’s wild landscapes, incorporating elements like seed pods, weeds, humble grasses and driftwood alongside colorful and fragrant blooms. Isa Isa has created designs for a variety of fashion and editorial clients, including T Magazine, Vogue, Architectural Digest, Chanel, and Eckhaus Latta, and has partnered extensively with Kelly Wearstler to provide floral arrangements for the Santa Monica Proper Hotel.
Puni Petals is the eponymous West Hollywood studio of Punika Limpanudom, a floral designer originally hailing from Phuket, Thailand. Her sculptural designs joyfully break the rules of traditional flower arrangements, embracing negative space and weird lines. In addition to creating bespoke designs for clients including Moschino, Rick Owens, Moonjuice, and Avaline, Puni also offers workshops, where guests enjoy a hands-on session of playful floral sculpting, often paired with excellent refreshments.
Ren Macdonald-Balasia worked for major floral designers and event producers in LA and New York including Emily Thompson Flowers, before founding her own Los Angeles and Honolulu-based studio, Renko, in 2018. Her arrangements are inspired by a longtime fascination with ethnobotany, as well as her roots growing up between her grandmother’s home in Hawaii and California. Foraging is central to her process, and her arrangements incorporate a diverse range of materials beyond the blooms typically found in flower markets - Renko embraces the strange and eerie sides of nature. Renko frequently creates arrangements for Loewe, and has created editorial designs for publications such as T Magazine and Teen Vogue.
Siren Floral Co. arrangements all bear the undeniable mark of founder Rachael Ann Lunghi’s love and respect for nature. Designs from this Oceanside-based studio blend the romance of blossoms with the authentic, raw beauty of their natural forms. Much as the name suggests, Siren’s floral creations possess an enchanting quality that often evoke a sense of wonder. Beyond their day-to-day work in events, Siren Floral Co. also partners with non-profit organizations whenever possible and offers comprehensive courses teaching the art of centerpiece design, hanging installations, and more.
Under New Management blossomed from humble beginnings. Picture the founder, Alexandra Floro, originally starting the business from the back of a U-Haul van after just two hours of sleep, covered in sand. Now a successful enterprise, Under New Management continually pioneers fresh designs that embrace vintage and recycled materials, resulting in one-of-a-kind, sustainable event and floral offerings. They are also a trailblazer committed to reshaping traditional industry dynamics, exclusively collaborating with individuals from marginalized communities, including people of color, immigrants, women, and LGBTQ+ folks. Under New Management. They stand as a beacon of inclusivity and creativity, crafting unforgettable experiences through their floral arrangements that leave a lasting impact.
Atwater Village-based YASMINE Floral is founded by Yasmine Mei, a southern California native whose career in floral design began making bouquets at a humble bucket shop off the PCH in Laguna. She has since garnered a reputation for her elegant, vintage-inspired arrangements that expertly toe the line between classic and unusual. In some cases, she weaves in edible plants, including fruit on and off the vine, fantastical fungi, and branches with fresh nutshells.