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In the spirit of our mantra for the month “buy yourself the flowers”, we’ve teamed up with one of the most celebrated British luxury florists, Wild at Heart to launch our newest print, Secret Garden. Because there is nothing quite like the simple pleasure of a fresh bouquet to brighten both your mood and surroundings. We caught up with the creative powerhouse behind the brand Nikki Tibbles and talked all things from pants to peonies.  

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How do you kick off the creative process when curating flowers for a project?

I start by fully engaging with the client's vision and the event's atmosphere. Understanding the colour palette and theme guides the selection of the flowers.

Where do you look for inspiration?

Nature is my primary muse. I draw inspiration from seasonal changes, gardens, and the beauty of the outdoors. Art and travel also play a significant role.

What are your top flower arranging tips?

Balance is key. Combine varying textures and sizes, and don't be afraid to experiment. Also, consider the vessel – it should complement the flowers.

What do you look for in a good pair of knickers?

Comfort is key! Quality fabric and a flattering fit are essential to feel confident.

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What is your preferred knicker shape?

I appreciate a classic and timeless style that provides comfort without compromising on elegance.

What flower do you think represents each of our different knicker shapes best? Thong, Original Knicker, High Rise Knicker, High Rise Thong, Boxers, Hipsters

Original Knicker: Timeless roses embody classic beauty. High Rise Knicker: Lush peonies evoke a sense of luxury. Thong: Delicate orchids symbolise a sense of sophistication. High Rise Thong: Exotic lilies represent a touch of allure. Boxers: Sturdy hydrangeas exude strength. Hipsters: Playful daisies capture a carefree spirit.

What advice do you have for any women contemplating starting their own business?

Embrace your passion, stay true to your vision, and surround yourself with a supportive network. Be resilient and adaptable to navigate challenges.

What are your favourite women-founded businesses?

I admire businesses that blend creativity with purpose. Brands such as Hermione de Paula showcase a commitment to craftsmanship and individuality, Love Shack Fancy effortlessly blends vintage charm with modern elegance and Noshy stands as a testament to innovation in the culinary world.