BY SOPHIE KEPREOTES
Two local sisters, Morgan and Nichole Clark, decided to quit their jobs in Sydney and move back to Newcastle to open their very own Florist boutique.
You may be familiar with them having previously been found at 876 Hunter Street, or like me, come across their stunning florals through Instagram.
With Morgan’s background in graphic design, interior design and floristry and Nichole’s experience in visual merchandising and fashion design it seemed
inevitable that the two would one day join forces.
“Since a young age we wanted a boutique, it just so happened the florist part came first before the clothes,” explains Nichole.
“We always liked the idea of having the two different businesses in the one, creating a more interesting environment”, adds Morgan.
With the opportunity to do a pop up store at Charlestown Square shopping centre until December, the girls left 876 Hunter Street and have now opened permanently
on Darby Street where they believe is more their niche and clientele.
Expect to find labels such as Maurie and Eve, Lover, Christie Nicole, as well as Nichole’s own fashion line Payten Made. Jewellery includes Natalie Marie
and Reliquia as well as handbags and clutches from St Xavier and Beaucoops shoes.
While Pushing Pansies specialise in all things bridal, this boutique is just like any other florist with bouquets made to order as well as for different