The Flowers in Motion event held at Padstow College was declared a blooming success by head teacher and organiser Joanne Hynard.

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The show, held on November 14th, saw more than 1000 people walk through the doors to check out the talent on display. An extraordinary show was put on by the floristry, hair, beauty, events and hospitality TAFE students. According to Joanne (floristry head teacher and event organiser), the event exceeded all expectations and had a record-breaking number of students participating.

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“The 2013 Flowers in Motion is officially our biggest show ever showcasing the skills of our students in Sydney,” said Joanna.

The event used more than 10,000 blooms sourced from all around Australia, creating magnificent moving and static displays.

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The highlight of the night was the catwalk that featured 60 models flaunting floral couture and accompanying makeup looks. The theme of the night required students to recreate popular movie stars and scenes. Students created looks from films such as The Devil Wears Prada, The Great Gatsby, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert and Alice in Wonderland.

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“Our models absolutely stole the show. Now in its fourth year the event’s catwalk parade has become an important drawcard for people interested in floristry, beauty and fashion – nowhere else in Sydney will you find such an amazing demonstration of skill by floristry, hair and beauty students,” Joanna said.

For more information visit www.swsi.tafensw.edu.au