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Banchet.

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During five days in Paris in 2009 I fell hopelessly in love with florists.  I would go into every one I came across just to marvel at the blooms and the sensational way that Parisienne florists display them.  I wasn't expecting to be so moved in New York and indeed Parisienne blooms still have the edge on size and magnificence.  I did however come across Banchet while looking for flowers for the opening night of Emily's play.  Most of their flowers are imported but I think you will agree from these photos their presentation is breathtaking.

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This elegant event space is available for hire for 'weddings parties anything' so it was fun imagining this gorgeous venue hosting celebrations of various sorts.  They have named this part of their business 'The Flower Bar.'  Great concept for any local florist to consider as it extends the viability of the business by making use of the space and the floral display outside normal business hours.

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It sits near the Chelsea Market at 809 Washington Street (my hood), so I was able to visit a number of times just to soak up the ambiance.  (Yes I did miss the green and natural vista of Warrandyte)

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http://www.banchetflowers.com

 


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