“More drama, more theatrical,” she says. “I’d like to do more weddings with people that just say, ‘Run with it.’” Rather than churn out a series of delicate countryside bouquets and centerpieces, she prefers to work with clients who want to create a floral “piece of art for their day.” After all, if anyone knows how to elevate floral arrangements to the level of fine art, it’s Parry.
Whether it’s a Tim Walker photograph, a Barkley L. Hendricks painting, or a screengrab from The Darjeeling Limited, Parry has a remarkable ability to bring just about any image to life in floral form. It’s a skill she displays to dazzling effect on @flowerinterpretations, her Instagram account where she presents “art, film, and fashion reimagined as floral arrangements.” In Parry’s hands, the pale skin of a painterly nude figure is mimicked with sprigs of baby’s breath arranged to mimic a woman’s curves. A Degas ballerina is created from spindly branches flung out at angles approximating an arabesque…[READ MORE]