Jeff Leatham’s Orchid Show at NYBG was a Kaleidoscopic Dream

My husband and I were so blessed to visit the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx to see Jeff Leatham’s Orchid Show. You know Jeff! The same Jeff who creates those awe-inspiring floral arrangements for George V Hotel in Paris and the Four Seasons Hotel in LA — and who can forget that breathtaking baby shower he designed for Khloe Kardashian and Baby True. Needless to say I had to see it for myself and I was truly mesmerized!

From the moment you walk in you’re instantly greeted with an alluring orchid garden and a serene pond that sets the tone for a hypnotizing kaleidoscope dream. The juxtaposition of earth’s natural beauty and the innovative reflecting surfaces combine to balance and enhance each other’s beauty in an unexpected way.

The optical installation puts a mirror to admire every angle of the greenery and flowers. I also loved the versatility of every room. One minute it’s like you’re walking in a scene of the classic novel Secret Garden (with a twist!) and the next you’re walking amongst the most exotic cacti and desert plants.






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Alicia Hall Douglin is the writer behind the Fashion Hall. She’s a fashion enthusiast, lipstick junkie, and nail addict. Her weaknesses are oversized sweaters, tiaras, gold jewelry, and nude anything! She appreciates beauty and tries to create it as much as possible. Follow her on this ultra stylish journey down The Fashion Hall.

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