A love story with florist Marisa CompetelloMeet the founder of Metaflora, the NYC-based floral design studio inspiring our brightest Valentine’s Day ideas.
How she’s wearing our new shirt collection: with comfy bike shorts and everyday gold jewelry.
4 ways she’s sharing the ❤️ this year1. “Sending flowers to friends to make them smile and lift their spirits. Unfortunately I’m rarely gifted flowers myself… Ha!”2. “Dancing with a small pod of people. Dance is my first and forever love, and that collective joy has been saving me lately.”3. “Cooking—now, more than ever. It’s the loveliest way to nurture your partner.”4. “Making playlists for friends. It’s a love letter of sorts…”
A (mini) floral design class with Marisa
HER FAVORITE FLOWERS (FOR HER FAVORITE PEOPLE) TO INSPIRE YOUR OWN ARRANGEMENTS...
FOR HER BOYFRIENDAnthuriums“Provocative, modern and architectural. I stack them to create a sculpture-like design.”
FOR HER MOMTulips“Sweet, joyful and optimistic. I like the texture of the fringed petals and tend to lean toward asymmetry.”
FOR HER OLDEST AND DEAREST FRIENDFlowering quince branches & phalaenopsis orchids“In a dream world, I’d ship it to her in Portland. Thus, these dreamy and fantastical stems.”
More gift picks from Marisa, just in time for Valentine’s Day…
Cashmere cardigan“Great for surprising someone special.”Shop now
Vans® for J.Crew sneakers “The perfect pair for spring.”Shop now
Vintage pajama set“Comfy and cute for long mornings working from home.”Shop now
Cashmere crewneck“A little something for myself: a camel sweater for any season.”Shop now
Lock-and-key bracelets“Perfect for my twin nieces.”Shop now
Striped boxers “I’d give these to my boyfriend…and end up wearing them myself!”Shop now
“I typically only have one vase of flowers out at a time. I’m a minimalist, so I prefer my home to be pared down.”
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