WHO WE ARE
We are Style by Nature
Our Beliefs: by their Nature, Flowers are a powerful source of Inspiration, designed with Style & intention, they are breathtaking, making distance irrelevant & breaking down walls to connect us to each other. As Passionate lovers of all things Nature offers, we believe that flowers aren’t just something beautiful you send, they’re personal & therefore we artistically design them on your behalf, solely to send your message, create your Dream Wedding or Design your Wow Event, each & every time.
Our Style: this is the easiest to qualify & the hardest to quantify, because it’s not about us, it’s about you – uniquely, perfectly, naturally, brightly, pastel toned, tropical, monochrome, colourfully you!
How We’re different: There’s just 2 special things that set us & our style apart from the many varied & beautiful florists across Melbourne & beyond.
First & foremost that very essential, inspiring, incredible ingredient is YOU!
The 2nd is Collaboration & Mutual respect
Here at Style by Nature we’re all about flowers, design & Teamwork which includes the awesome support & loyalty from you our Clients, our Event Producers, Stylists & Venues & behind the scenes, our incredible teams, our Growers, Foragers, Wholesalers, Sundries suppliers & Importers, who understand our mission & without whom, we could never achieve the highest of standards & the freshest of flowers that are synonymous with our name, There's nothing inspires us more than following that spark of your idea, through it's initial collaboration, proposal, ordering process & fruition- making new friends along the way as we lead you to that Jaw dropping moment of reveal when we all stand back & see the absolute Magic that can be achieved when Creatives & Clients work together in perfect synchronicity.
Our History: For those of you we haven’t met, we would love to introduce ourselves.
we’re a Husband & wife team Andy Flatman & Karina Wightman AIFD CFD & In 1999 after a decade in The UK, gathering friends, qualifications & connections throughout the EU & the USA & managing beautiful flower shops south east of London we returned to my beloved hometown Melbourne & Opened this, our concept store Style by Nature – A proudly Bricks & Mortar shopfront, now here in the beautiful Seaside to City town of Port Melbourne.
For 21 years we’ve been presenting Melbourne with the broader view of “Style” that we fell in love with around the world, combined with the floral storytelling we continue to learn along the way.
Our designers: have been so carefully handpicked, Not to copycat a single style but to bring their own sense of self into the Style by Nature family so that we can take the utmost care & attention of your Style – be it, classic, elegant, whimsical, romantic, modern, boho, deco, or the dramatically unexpected, indeed anything you can imagine, we can visualize with you & have the talent & skill to design it into a bouquet moment, a beautiful wedding, a truly incredible event, an occasion that truly reflects what you or your brand set out to achieve
Our Pedigree: Gathered in our beautiful store is a team of highly qualified, extremely skilled, Award winning Floral Artisans with Gold medals from many Floral competitions: Melbourne's international Flower & Garden Shows, London’s - Chelsea flower show, the Aalsmeer flower parade & the Nottingham National flower show amongst many others & we've spent years earning highly qualified certification from here in Melbourne, across Australia, from Europe & the USA.
Our Goal: to make it a wonderful experience to send a floral message to tell your story & share your love, to plan your wedding or event. Every detail has been carefully considered for you so you can send a thoughtful, seasonal bouquet of affection, congratulations, thanks, gratitude or sympathy & when in doubt you can call our dedicated team for suggestions on the perfect in store choice for your occasion