I've lived in Sydney for 5 years without realising that every spring, David Jones puts on a flower show.
And I probably would have spent the next 5 years without knowing what I'm missing out on, but this year my friend Tash worked on the flowers, so we went to check out the show.
(M: Is this the first ever flower show?'
Everybody: No, DJ has had it annually since.. forever.)
I've never experienced anything quite like this before - there were massive fresh flower instalments within the store, and inhaling the fresh, subtle scents while
We went to DJ on the launch day, which was also Vogue's Fashion Night Out. I always actively avoid crowds, so I never knew FNO was so awesome! There were free sweets (Messina gelato, vanilla sea salt soft serve, fairy floss, Lindt chocolate balls, #doughnutime), t2, cocktail and champagne stations throughout David Jones. After nabbing nibbles you can check out the deals on offer or wander around getting skincare samples and/or free manicures.
|Tash the florist surrounded by her fans|
I keep meaning to return and take photos when it's not so crowded, but since the gahmen scrapped the free-after-8-journeys incentive on public transport, I'm much less inclined to just pop out whenever.
Flowers in spring are the best.