Tom Mathieu’s Palm Beach Style

This Palm Beach floral designer’s arrangements are as chic as the resort town itself
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Palm Beach–based floral designer Tom Mathieu

Palm Beach–based Tom Mathieu got his start in the floral business by helping with flowers part time over the holidays, which later led to opening his own company in 1996. Whether it’s decorating entire ballrooms or adorning an intimate party tablescape, his style is a match for all types of occasions. “In Palm Beach, there’s such a diverse combination of traditional and modern interiors, so I’m always ready to create what fits best in any particular setting,” he says.

Mathieu’s chic arrangements featured here were photographed in the courtyard of his Worth Avenue shop.

FLOWER LIST: phalaenopsis orchids, vanda orchids, cymbidium orchids
FLOWER LIST: Dutch parrot tulips, ‘Ad Rem’ tulips
FLOWER LIST: ‘Piano’ garden roses, ‘Ad Rem’ tulips, phalaenopsis orchids
FLOWER LIST: ‘Green Eyed Beauty’ garden roses, tulips, hyacinths, hellebores, variegated ivy, moss
FLOWER LIST: 'Rilona’ amaryllis, kiwi vine

FLOWER LIST: ‘Amnesia’ roses, peonies, antique Dutch hydrangeas, French lilacs, dahlias, hellebores, pink snowberries

“Working in Palm Beach lends itself to the use of many orchid varieties and tropical foliage, both of which I love for creating that casual Florida look.” —Tom Mathieu

Photos by Jessica Glynn

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