With spring as well as the many music festivals quickly approaching, what better way to snag a new outfit and spend time with your girlfriends? Get out of the winter rut and join Whistle & Wild and Taffy Floral for a fun, whimsical evening at The Lemon Bowl in Washington, D.C. Shop Whistle & Wild's new collection as well as create your own flower crown ($15 fee for supplies) so that you are festival ready. Snap some photos of your creations with your new outfit!
About your hosts
Whistle & Wild
Amanda Nelson owner of online boutique, whistle & wild has carefully curated a collection filled with Bohemian chic items available for Young contemporary, online shoppers. Her creative background and past in retail management has inspired her to reach for her dreams and start her own company. This past September, Nelson embarked on a journey and hasn't looked back since. With new arrivals almost every week, folks are flocking to the online boutique in search of the newest trend. Her style combines fashion forward pieces with a southwestern twist. Nelson looks for inspiration in the community around her always thinking about women supporting each other. Her events that she holds bring together strong women in the DC and Northern Virginia community. This is only the start of her Empire, in 2017 she wants to create environments like this in other cities. For more information please visit www.whistleandwild.com or follow us on Instagram.
Drawing disparate inspiration from Dutch paintings, films, textiles and fibers, hip hop artists like Nujabes and A Tribe Called Quest as well as Japanese floral design, Washington, D.C. area based floral designer/artist Michelle Samson of Taffy Floral creates textural compositions using a mix of hand selected florals, foraged materials and nontraditional elements such as dried mushrooms and skeleton leaves. Her composition work have an organic and natural quality known for their loose, gestural and garden focused style. Once described as the "Frank Lloyd Wright of Floral Design," she likes to use florals and foliage in unexpected ways. Follow Michelle's daily adventures and inspirations via Instagram.